Coraopolis, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Coraopolis, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Coraopolis had a population of 5,650 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Coraopolis, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,650
Daytime Population: Workers 2,139
Daytime Population: Residents 2,788
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,927
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 5,593
Population in Familes 3,737
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 4,253
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $35,432
Average Household Income $51,661
Per Capita Income $25,366


Total Housing Units 3,145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,366 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,384 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $83,490
Average Home Value $96,413


Total Households 2,750
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 1,317
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.07% 0.05%
Households 0.02% 0.07%
Families -0.2% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

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, 2017 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 # 224 87th
Population Density # 219 88th
Diversity Index # 225 87th
Median Household Income # 1633 7th
Per Capita Income # 981 44th

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