Walnutport, Pennsylvania

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Walnutport, Pennsylvania

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Walnutport strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

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Low Violent Crime
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Top 7% Walnutport Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Walnutport, Pennsylvania

Comparing Walnutport to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Age of the Population 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Senior Citizens 7 5
Racial Diversity 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 5 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 7 7
People Above Poverty 7 6
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 5 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 5 4

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Walnutport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Allentown, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Northampton
Metro Area Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton
Standard Zip Codes 18088
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.754
Longitude -75.599

Walnutport Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.3 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
Distance 7.1 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
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
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Walnutport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,043 100%
Male 968 47.4%
Female 1,075 52.6%
Under 18 449 22%
18+ 1,594 78%
65+ 354 17.3%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.88
White 1,991 97.5%
African-American 8 0.4%
Asian 24 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.3%
Other 8 0.4%
Mixed Race 5 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 31 1.5%

Estimated Walnutport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,136
Growth 93
Growth % 4.6%

Walnutport Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 31.9%
US/American 15.4%
Pennsylvania German 10.8%
Italian 5.7%
Irish 5.4%
Welsh 4.4%
Dutch 3.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Slovak 3.6%
English 3.2%
Ukrainian 2.8%
Polish 1.8%
Austrian 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Hungarian 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
British 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Walnutport 2,043 $44,844
Bowmanstown 895 $39,018
Northampton 9,405 $49,482
Palmerton 5,248 $36,967
Parryville 478 $37,917
Slatington 4,434 $43,542
Weissport 434 $37,188
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1. Gordonsville, Tennessee 82.5   28.1% 15.2% 10.1% 25 $45,250 6.3% 5.2% 1,066 11.6% 36.6 0.2% 6.6
2. Warren, Massachusetts 80.4   26.1% 13.2% 9.8% 33 $39,598 5.8% 2.6% 4,776 6.1% 15.1 0.5% 8
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