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Northampton - Northampton county

Population 9,405

Northampton, Pennsylvania

Northampton, Pennsylvania is 5 miles N of Allentown, Pennsylvania and 53 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is in Northampton county. The town is part of the Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton metro area. The population of Northampton is 9,405.

The People and Families of Northampton

In Northampton, about 56% of adults are married.

Seniors are common in Northampton.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Northampton had a median family income of $49,482. A large stable middle class is one of the strengths of Northampton. There aren't a lot of poor people in the town.

Political Inclinations

Among Northampton political contributors, George W. Bush was favored among Presidential candidates in 2004, with $750. The Democratic party attracted the largest share of donations from the town.

Northampton Housing

Of the housing in Northampton, approximately 74% is occupied by their owners. The average age of homes in the town is noticeably higher than in other similarly-sized communities.

Commuting

In Northampton, 95% of commuters drive to work.
Northampton Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population9,405100%
Male4,49047.7%
Female4,91552.3%
Under 182,11022.4%
18+7,29577.6%
65+1,74918.6%
Median Age39 
Average Family Size2.92 
White9,23798.2%
African-American330.4%
Asian410.4%
American Indian & Alaskan50.1%
Other370.4%
Mixed Race520.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above)1641.7%
Median Family Income (1999)$49,482 
Population In Poverty3433.7%
Northampton Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German31.9%
Pennsylvania German9%
Irish6.5%
US/American6%
Hungarian5.8%
Italian5.8%
Ukrainian5.6%
Austrian5.5%
Slovak5.3%
Polish4.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)3.9%
English1.8%
Dutch1.8%
Lithuanian0.9%
Syrian0.8%
French (except Basque)0.7%
Scotch-Irish0.6%
Russian0.6%
Croatian0.4%
Lebanese0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Slavic0.2%
Latvian0.2%
British0.2%
Northern European0.2%

  


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