Coraopolis, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Coraopolis, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Coraopolis had a population of 5,597 as of July 1, 2016. Coraopolis ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Coraopolis is located at latitude 40.5146 and longitude -80.1618 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Coraopolis (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 722 feet.

The Borough of Coraopolis (GNIS ID: 1214784) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coraopolis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coraopolis: Carapolis, Corapolis, Middletown, Vance Fort, Vancefort.

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Coraopolis, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,597
Population in Households 5,540
Population in Familes 3,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density1 4,213
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 2,734
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 1,310
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,351 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,383 (44.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 401 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $80,492
Average Home Value $92,543


Median Household Income $33,789
Average Household Income $48,679
Per Capita Income $24,002
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.11%
Households -0.08% 0.01%
Families -0.31% -0.17%
Median Household Income   -1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Coraopolis, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coraopolis to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 225 87th
Population Density1 # 225 87th
Diversity Index2 # 218 88th
Median Household Income # 1648 7th
Per Capita Income # 1023 42nd

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