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Nesquehoning - Carbon county

Population 3,288

Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania

Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania, in Carbon county, is 24 miles NW of Allentown, Pennsylvania and 71 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Part of the surrounding Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton metro area, the town is not an isolated town. Nesquehoning is home to some 3,288 residents.

The People and Families of Nesquehoning

In Nesquehoning, about 50% of adults are married. People in Nesquehoning have space to make their own lives; many people there enjoy living in their own houses or apartments.

You'll see many senior citizens in the town.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Nesquehoning had a median family income of $41,855. It's worth saying that successful single folks are not uncommon in Nesquehoning.

Political Inclinations

George W. Bush was the top money-getter ($200) among 2004 Presidential candidates in Nesquehoning. The Democratic party stood out in its ability to raise compaign money in the town.

Nesquehoning Housing

According to the 2000 census, 77% of the housing in Nesquehoning was owner-occupied. The town presents in interesting mix of housing units, including some used primarily seasonally or for vacations. You may be likely to find historic buildings in the town as the average housing age is high.

Commuting

In Nesquehoning, 93% of commuters drive to work. If you like the choice of taking public transportation instead of driving, take a look at the town.
Nesquehoning Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population3,288100%
Male1,63549.7%
Female1,65350.3%
Under 1861918.8%
18+2,66981.2%
65+69921.3%
Median Age40.9 
Average Family Size2.89 
White3,21297.7%
African-American210.6%
Asian140.4%
American Indian & Alaskan80.2%
Other100.3%
Mixed Race230.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above)501.5%
Median Family Income (1999)$41,855 
Population In Poverty3059.7%
Nesquehoning Ancestry

AncestryPercent
Italian22.4%
Slovak15.7%
German12.1%
Polish9%
Irish7.9%
Dutch4.9%
US/American3.4%
Czechoslovakian3.4%
Pennsylvania German2.8%
Croatian1.9%
Ukrainian1.9%
Czech1.8%
Lithuanian1.6%
English1.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)1.2%
Slavic1.2%
Russian1.1%
Welsh1.1%
Eastern European1%
Greek0.8%
Hungarian0.7%
Carpatho Rusyn0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Scottish0.4%
Scotch-Irish0.4%
Portuguese0.2%

  


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