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Macungie - Lehigh countyPopulation 3,039
Macungie, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh county, is 7 miles SW of Allentown, Pennsylvania and 44 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is included in the Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 3,039 people lived in Macungie.
The People and Families of Macungie
In Macungie, about 55% of adults are married.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Macungie had a median family income of $56,848. Many people in Macungie make a good living. The bulk of the population of the town is doing well, with money to spend. Macungie doesn't have a large share of its people below the poverty line. Significantly, more adults in the town have earned college degrees than have people in most other towns in Pennsylvania. (Whether or not they're interested in marriage, it's worth noting that there are a lot of high-income single people in Macungie.)
Macungie residents donated more money ($10,350) to George W. Bush than to the other candidates in the 2004 Presidential race. Across all races, the Republican party attracted the most donations from the town.
An estimated 59% of living spaces in Macungie are occupied by their owners, not by renters. The housing stock in the town is younger than in most places. Living alone is quite feasible in Macungie, with the choice of small rental properties there. Optimists try to see the higher property taxes in the town as a sign of wealth and desirability.
In Macungie, 97% of commuters drive to work. Macungie Population (2000)