Carnegie, PA

Carnegie profile

Living in Carnegie

Carnegie is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,806 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Carnegie is the 161st largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Carnegie is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carnegie is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carnegie who work in office and administrative support (12.48%), sales jobs (11.04%), and management occupations (10.22%).

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

Despite being a small borough, Carnegie 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 overall education level of Carnegie citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.56% of adults in Carnegie have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Carnegie in 2018 was $32,557, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,228 for a family of four. However, Carnegie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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