Coraopolis, PA

Coraopolis profile

Living in Coraopolis

Coraopolis is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,424 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 (14.48%), sales jobs (8.75%), and management occupations (8.10%).

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.

For a small borough, Coraopolis has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Coraopolis exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.

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: 26.48% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Coraopolis in 2018 was $27,225, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,900 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, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Coraopolis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.