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People

Total Population 4,614
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,254
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 36.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.4%
Median Earnings25+ $35,634
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,521
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,713

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,865
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.3%
Median Gross Rent $774
Median House Value $131,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.4%
US/American 0%
English 2.4%
Irish 13.4%

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

Fountain Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles S of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 46 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Northampton
Metro Area Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton
Standard Zip Codes 18015
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -75.36

Fountain Hill 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 ALLENTOWN LEHIGH VLY AP
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station BUCKSVILLE
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Station BELVIDERE BRIDGE
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allentown 119,261 $40,756
Bethlehem 75,004 $58,133
Catasauqua 6,505 $60,129
Coopersburg 2,309 $74,205
Freemansburg 2,618 $61,063
Hellertown 5,858 $64,429

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

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