Coraopolis is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,505 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Coraopolis is the 250th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Coraopolis was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Coraopolis is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coraopolis is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coraopolis who work in office and administrative support (12.18%), sales jobs (8.89%), and management occupations (8.55%).
Also of interest is that Coraopolis has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Coraopolis is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.04% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Coraopolis in 2010 was $25,283, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,132 for a family of four. However, Coraopolis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Coraopolis is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Coraopolis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coraopolis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Coraopolis include German, Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Coraopolis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Italian.