Coopersburg is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,478 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Coopersburg is the 545th largest community in Pennsylvania. Coopersburg has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Coopersburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Coopersburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Coopersburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coopersburg is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coopersburg who work in office and administrative support (12.50%), food service (9.29%), and sales jobs (8.84%).
Also of interest is that Coopersburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Coopersburg is very much a car-oriented borough. This is because the population of Coopersburg isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 87.43% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Coopersburg is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Coopersburg overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Coopersburg, 22.91% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Coopersburg in 2010 was $32,024, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,096 for a family of four. However, Coopersburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Coopersburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coopersburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Coopersburg include Irish, Italian, Dutch, and English.
The most common language spoken in Coopersburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hungarian.