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Bath - Northampton countyPopulation 2,678
Bath, Pennsylvania, in Northampton county, is 7 miles N of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and 54 miles N 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. Bath contains a population of approximately 2,678.
The People and Families of Bath
In Bath, about 54% of adults are married.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Bath had a median family income of $52,300. The typical family in Bath is better off than most in Pennsylvania. In the town, there is a large number of singles who make a good living.
Political donors in Bath favored George W. Bush in the 2004 Presidential race, contributing $1,570. Among political parties, the Republican party was tops in raising money in the town.
Bath has, of course, a mix of various types of housing. Recently 57% of the livable housing units were owner-occupied. Homes in the town are newer than those found in most places. Bath, among other things, is known as a good place for singles and couples to rent apartments. Taxes on residences are higher here than most places in Pennsylvania, which may reflect a commitment to education in the town.
In Bath, 93% of commuters drive to work. Be careful driving aroung Bath -- lots of residents enjoy bicycling and walking there. Bath Population (2000)