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Easton - Northampton countyPopulation 26,263
Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton county, is 9 miles NE of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and 51 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The city is considered part of the Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton metropolitan area. Easton has a population of 26,263.
The People and Families of Easton
In Easton, about 36% of adults are married. Easton is known for its large population of single adults.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Easton had a median family income of $38,704.
In the 2004 election, John Kerry was the top Presidential fund-raiser in Easton ($24,850). Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.
About 48% of housing units in Easton are owner-occupied. Much of the housing in the city has been around for years. Many residents rent one-bedroom or studio apartments. People in the city pay more in property taxes per residence than in most communities in the state.
In Easton, 83% of commuters drive to work. Commuters in Easton are more likely, and able, to walk or bicycle to work than most. Easton Population (2000)