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Fountain Hill - Northampton county

Population 4,614

Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania

Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania, in Northampton county, is 1 miles S of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and 46 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The people of the town are in the Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton metropolitan area. Fountain Hill has a population of 4,614.

The People and Families of Fountain Hill

In Fountain Hill, about 46% of adults are married. Lots of people in Fountain Hill live independently, in one-person housing. The town has its share of unmarried adults.

Approximately 13% of Fountain Hill is non-white. You'll see a variety of faces on the diverse streets of the town.

The government tells us that Fountain Hill features an unusually large number of women.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Fountain Hill had a median family income of $46,336. Fountain Hill benefits from its educated workforce. The town, compared to most towns like it, can boast of a large population of high-income unmarried people.

Political Inclinations

In the 2004 Presidential fund-raising sweepstakes, John Kerry came out ahead among Fountain Hill residents, with $500. Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.

Fountain Hill Housing

In Fountain Hill, 67% of the houses and apartments are occupied by the owners, not rented out. You're likely to find a number of older homes if you drive around the town -- the mean age of housing units is fairly high here. Landlords in Fountain Hill rent a large number of single bedroom units.

Commuting

In Fountain Hill, 92% of commuters drive to work. If gasoline prices keep going up, consider living in towns like Fountain Hill; a good number of people there walk and bicycle to work.
Fountain Hill Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population4,614100%
Male2,10745.7%
Female2,50754.3%
Under 181,00121.7%
18+3,61378.3%
65+96821%
Median Age39.8 
Average Family Size2.99 
White4,00786.8%
African-American1763.8%
Asian420.9%
American Indian & Alaskan90.2%
Other2776%
Mixed Race1032.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above)49510.7%
Median Family Income (1999)$46,336 
Population In Poverty3848.9%
Fountain Hill Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German21.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)15.6%
Irish12.3%
Hungarian8%
Italian6.7%
US/American5.5%
Polish5%
Slovak3.7%
Pennsylvania German3.3%
Dutch2.9%
Russian1.7%
Ukrainian1.7%
Austrian1.7%
Portuguese1.6%
English1.4%
Welsh1.4%
French (except Basque)0.9%
Canadian0.8%
Scotch-Irish0.8%
European0.6%
Greek0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Syrian0.3%
Czechoslovakian0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Czech0.2%

  


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