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People

Total Population 1,888
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 992
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 49.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $113,362
% Above Poverty Level 97.4%
% Below Poverty Level 2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation 3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,098
Median House Value $305,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
US/American 0%
English 18.2%
Irish 25%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Allentown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles E of Trenton, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles NE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 08501
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.177
Longitude -74.583

Allentown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HIGHTSTOWN 2 W
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Station PEMBERTON
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station FREEHOLD MARLBORO
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bordentown 11,566 $104,053
Chesterfield 7,704 $142,500
Hamilton 89,055 $91,568
Hightstown 5,529 $80,862
Roosevelt 800 $88,750
Upper Freehold 6,890 $130,449

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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HIGH STREET
609-259-2160
Serves 942 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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