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Emmaus - Lehigh countyPopulation 11,313
Emmaus, Pennsylvania is 4 miles S of Allentown, Pennsylvania and 44 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is in Lehigh county. The town is part of the Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton metro area. The population of Emmaus is 11,313.
The People and Families of Emmaus
In Emmaus, about 57% of adults are married.
Seniors are common in Emmaus.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Emmaus had a median family income of $54,120. Emmaus is one of the richer towns in Pennsylvania. A large stable middle class is one of the strengths of the town. There aren't a lot of poor people in Emmaus. The people of the town can point with pride to the large number of college graduates in the the town.
Among Emmaus political contributors, George W. Bush was favored among Presidential candidates in 2004, with $12,800. The Republican party attracted the largest share of donations from the town.
Of the housing in Emmaus, approximately 64% is occupied by their owners. Newer housing units are not uncommon in the town. The average age of homes in Emmaus is noticeably higher than in other similarly-sized communities. The town offers a good supply of small apartments. Real estate taxes per home are higher in Emmaus than most places in Pennsylvania.
In Emmaus, 93% of commuters drive to work. The layout of the town makes walking and bicycling easier than most places. Emmaus Population (2000)