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Weissport - Carbon county

Population 434

Weissport, Pennsylvania

Weissport, Pennsylvania, in Carbon county, is 18 miles NW of Allentown, Pennsylvania and 66 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton metropolitan area. Weissport contains a population of approximately 434.

The People and Families of Weissport

In Weissport, about 45% of adults are married. Unmarried people abound in Weissport.

Unlike most towns, the town has proportionately more males than females.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Weissport had a median family income of $37,188.

Weissport Housing

Weissport has, of course, a mix of various types of housing. Recently 51% of the livable housing units were owner-occupied. Housing stock in the town might be described as older since the age of the average home is on the high side. Weissport, among other things, is known as a good place for singles and couples to rent apartments. You can't avoid taxes, but at least in the town the property taxes tend to be lower than most.

Commuting

In Weissport, 83% of commuters drive to work. Be careful driving aroung Weissport -- lots of residents enjoy bicycling and walking there.
Weissport Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population434100%
Male22251.2%
Female21248.8%
Under 1810223.5%
18+33276.5%
65+4911.3%
Median Age34.1 
Average Family Size3.12 
White41395.2%
African-American20.5%
Asian153.5%
American Indian & Alaskan00%
Other10.2%
Mixed Race30.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above)30.7%
Median Family Income (1999)$37,188 
Population In Poverty6214.2%
Weissport Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German29%
US/American14.8%
Dutch12%
Irish10.1%
Pennsylvania German8.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)7.3%
Polish4.7%
Italian2.2%
Welsh2.2%
English1.9%
Hungarian1.9%
Slovak1.9%
Scottish1.6%
Ukrainian1.6%
Swiss0.6%

  


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