Coraopolis is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,530 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Coraopolis is the 250th largest community in Pennsylvania. Coraopolis has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Coraopolis is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.12%), management occupations (9.88%), and teaching (9.13%).
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.
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: 27.55% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Coraopolis in 2010 was $26,719, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,876 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.