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Alburtis - Lehigh county

Population 2,117

Alburtis, Pennsylvania

Alburtis, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh county, is 9 miles SW of Allentown, Pennsylvania and 45 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is in the Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton area. There are 2,117 residents in Alburtis.

The People and Families of Alburtis

In Alburtis, about 65% of adults are married. When people think of Alburtis, they might picture couples and families, not singles. The faces of the town are those of its large families.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Alburtis had a median family income of $57,863. Most of the residents of Alburtis tend to have good incomes. In the town, most people are middle class or better. Alburtis is fortunate in that not many of its residents suffer poverty. It's worth noting that college degrees are common in the town. People say that Alburtis is full of unmarried people with good incomes.

Political Inclinations

Alburtis folks tended to give their money ($450) to John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential race. More campaign money flowed to the Republican party than to competing parties.

Crime and Safety

Both violent crime and property crime are low in Alburtis.

Alburtis Housing

As of 2000, the share of housing units in Alburtis that were owner-occupied was 84%. The town housing had been constructed more recently than most towns of its size. As a whole, property taxes tend toward the pricey side in Alburtis, but this often equates to better schools and government services.

Commuting

In Alburtis, 98% of commuters drive to work.
Alburtis Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population2,117100%
Male1,05649.9%
Female1,06150.1%
Under 1862829.7%
18+1,48970.3%
65+1547.3%
Median Age33.3 
Average Family Size3.13 
White2,05897.2%
African-American70.3%
Asian301.4%
American Indian & Alaskan10%
Other50.2%
Mixed Race110.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above)180.9%
Median Family Income (1999)$57,863 
Population In Poverty723.4%
Alburtis Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German40.8%
Pennsylvania German15.8%
Italian9.3%
Irish5.3%
English4.8%
US/American3.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)3.3%
Hungarian2.4%
Dutch2.4%
Polish2%
Slovak1.4%
Ukrainian1.2%
Austrian0.9%
Scottish0.8%
French (except Basque)0.8%
French Canadian0.6%
Czechoslovakian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Egyptian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Lithuanian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Scotch-Irish0.3%
Bulgarian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Slavic0.2%
Czech0.2%

  


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