Canonsburg, PA

Canonsburg profile

Living in Canonsburg

Canonsburg is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,760 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Canonsburg is the 130th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some boroughs, Canonsburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Canonsburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Canonsburg is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Canonsburg who work in office and administrative support (15.24%), sales jobs (11.16%), and management occupations (10.04%).

Also of interest is that Canonsburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall crime rate in Canonsburg is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

The education level of Canonsburg citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.47% of adults in Canonsburg have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Canonsburg in 2018 was $28,109, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,436 for a family of four. However, Canonsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Canonsburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Canonsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canonsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Canonsburg include German, Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.

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