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Jim Thorpe - Carbon county

Population 4,804

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, in Carbon county, is 22 miles NW of Allentown, Pennsylvania and 70 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Part of the surrounding Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton metro area, the town is not an isolated town. Jim Thorpe is home to some 4,804 residents.

The People and Families of Jim Thorpe

In Jim Thorpe, about 52% of adults are married.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Jim Thorpe had a median family income of $43,710.

Political Inclinations

The Democratic party stood out in its ability to raise compaign money in Jim Thorpe.

Jim Thorpe Housing

According to the 2000 census, 79% of the housing in Jim Thorpe was owner-occupied. You may be likely to find historic buildings in the town as the average housing age is high.

Commuting

In Jim Thorpe, 94% of commuters drive to work.
Jim Thorpe Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population4,804100%
Male2,34648.8%
Female2,45851.2%
Under 181,01121%
18+3,79379%
65+82217.1%
Median Age40.6 
Average Family Size2.93 
White4,72598.4%
African-American300.6%
Asian130.3%
American Indian & Alaskan20%
Other20%
Mixed Race300.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above)400.8%
Median Family Income (1999)$43,710 
Population In Poverty47810%
Jim Thorpe Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German34.4%
Irish19.4%
Italian7.3%
Slovak6.6%
English5%
US/American5%
Pennsylvania German4.1%
Dutch3.8%
Polish3.3%
French (except Basque)2.3%
Welsh1.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)1.6%
Czechoslovakian1.3%
Hungarian1%
Swiss0.6%
Croatian0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Australian0.3%
Danish0.2%
Scotch-Irish0.2%

  


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