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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Crafton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Crafton is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crafton who work in office and administrative support (13.89%), management occupations (10.03%), and sales jobs (9.45%).
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.
Despite being a small borough, Crafton has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Crafton are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.50% of adults in Crafton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Crafton in 2010 was $32,800, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,200 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 German.