Coraopolis is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,590 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Coraopolis is the 250th largest community in Pennsylvania. Coraopolis has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs, Coraopolis isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Coraopolis are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coraopolis is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coraopolis who work in office and administrative support (17.02%), sales jobs (11.76%), and teaching (8.65%).
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.
Coraopolis, even though it is a small borough, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, borough who have a need for low-cost transportation.
In terms of college education, Coraopolis is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.30% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Coraopolis in 2010 was $22,968, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,872 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, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Coraopolis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.