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People

Total Population 9,895
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 5,183
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 48.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.3%
Median Earnings25+ $33,451
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,571
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,096

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,199
% Above Poverty Level 90.7%
% Below Poverty Level 9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.3%
Median Gross Rent $891
Median House Value $162,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 10.1%

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

Northampton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles N of Allentown, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Northampton
Metro Area Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton
Standard Zip Codes 18067
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.686
Longitude -75.497

Northampton 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 3.5 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 PALMERTON
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allentown 119,261 $40,756
Bath 2,680 $52,292
Bethlehem 75,004 $58,133
Catasauqua 6,505 $60,129
Coplay 3,216 $64,489

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

Northampton Public Libraries

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Northampton Area Pub Library
"GEORGE SCHISLER BLDG, 1615 LAUBACH"
Northampton, Pennsylvania
(610) 262-7537
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610-262-7812
Serves 1,894 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.3

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