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Macungie - Lehigh county

Population 3,039

Macungie, Pennsylvania

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.)

Political Inclinations

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.

Macungie Housing

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.

Commuting

In Macungie, 97% of commuters drive to work.
Macungie Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population3,039100%
Male1,44647.6%
Female1,59352.4%
Under 1862220.5%
18+2,41779.5%
65+40713.4%
Median Age38.5 
Average Family Size2.81 
White2,88394.9%
African-American411.3%
Asian642.1%
American Indian & Alaskan20.1%
Other250.8%
Mixed Race230.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above)411.3%
Median Family Income (1999)$56,848 
Population In Poverty1063.5%
Macungie Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German37.7%
Irish10%
Italian9%
Pennsylvania German7.1%
English7.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)5.1%
Polish4%
Ukrainian2.2%
US/American1.8%
French (except Basque)1.8%
Scotch-Irish1.6%
Dutch1.4%
Slovak1.4%
Czechoslovakian1.3%
Austrian1.2%
Hungarian1.1%
Welsh1%
Russian0.8%
Greek0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
African0.5%
Syrian0.3%
Danish0.3%
Bulgarian0.3%
Slavic0.3%
European0.2%
Swedish0.2%
British0.2%
Scottish0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Czech0.2%

  


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