Crafton is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,876 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Crafton is the 235th largest community in Pennsylvania. Crafton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Crafton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Crafton is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crafton who work in office and administrative support (14.80%), management occupations (8.93%), and sales jobs (8.57%).
Also of interest is that Crafton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Even though Crafton is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The overall education level of Crafton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.23% of adults in Crafton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Crafton in 2010 was $33,905, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,620 for a family of four. However, Crafton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Crafton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crafton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Crafton include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Crafton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.