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Population (year 2000): 9,405. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,699 (+3.1% change)
Males: 4,490 (47.7%), Females: 4,915 (52.3%)

Northampton County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 39.0 years
Median household income: $40,982 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,000 (year 2000)

Northampton, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Northampton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (33.5%), Irish (9.1%), Hungarian (7.1%), Slovak (7.1%), Italian (6.5%), Ukrainian (6.3%).

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Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Northampton,

For population 25 years and over in Northampton

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northampton borough

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

3.0% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +639 (+7.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (53.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (1.0 miles Coplay, PA (1.7 miles Hokendauqua, Catasauqua, PA (1.9 miles North PA (2.7 miles Catasauqua, PA (3.7 miles Fullerton, PA Allentown, (5.8 miles PA (7.5 miles Bath, PA (8.0 miles Chapman,

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 75.49 W

Area codes: 610, 484


Northampton, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.3%), Manufacturing (18.7%), Retail trade (13.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,086 (-22.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 668 (14.1%)


 

Crime in Northampton by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 0 3
    per 100,000 10.6 10.6 0.0 31.9
Robberies 2 1 2 7
    per 100,000 21.3 10.6 21.3 74.4
Assaults 1 3 1 10
    per 100,000 10.6 31.9 10.6 106.3
Burglaries 19 26 22 30
    per 100,000 202.0 276.4 233.9 319.0
Thefts 170 169 170 195
    per 100,000 1807.5 1796.9 1807.5 2073.4
Auto thefts 10 13 12 12
    per 100,000 106.3 138.2 127.6 127.6
107.7 116.1 107.4 171.8


Average climate in Northampton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Northampton,

Northampton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Northampton city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category 3 tornado 21.6 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Northampton:
  • ALLENTOWN STATE HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Northampton:
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 5 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 39 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 48 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Northampton:
  • ALLENTOWN QUEEN CITY MUNI (about 9 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: 1N9)
  • SLATINGTON (about 9 miles; SLATINGTON, PA; ID: 69N)
  • BELTZVILLE (about 15 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA; ID: 14N)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Health 0 $0   2 $941
Financial Administration 1 $3,669 $44,028 1 $826
Other Government Administration 4 $15,429 $46,287 10 $3,467
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,469 $29,628 8 $6,642
Police Protection - Officers 12 $42,427 $42,427 6 $2,458
Police - Other 0 $0   6 $3,155
Firefighters 0 $0   10 $941
Streets and Highways 10 $34,660 $41,592 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $16,355 $39,252 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 0 $0   1 $235
Totals for Government 33 $115,008 $41,821 44 $18,664


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northampton:
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 6 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; FT enrollment: 5,725)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; FT enrollment: 3,128)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; EASTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,218)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 23 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 35 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,985)
Public high school in Northampton:
  • NORTHAMPTON AREA SHS (Students: 1,894; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Northampton:
  • NORTHAMPTON MS (Students: 987; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • NORTHAMPTON BOROUGH EL (Students: 754; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEAVERSVILLE INTENSIVE TRMT UN (Students: 25; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in Northampton:
  • OUR LADY OF HUNGARY REGIONAL S (Students: 397; Location: 1300 NEWPORT AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 1335 OLD CARRIAGE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (Students: 90; Location: 1357 NEWPORT AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Northampton:
  • NORTHAMPTON AREA PUBLIC LIB (Operating income: $392,005; Location: GEORGE SCHISLER BLDG, 1615 LAUBACH; 50,613 books; 3,080 audio materials; 3,427 video materials; 102 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Northampton include: Saint Michaels Church (A), Saint Johns Church (B), Blessed Virgin Church (C), Saint Pauls Church (D).

Cemetery: Allen Union Cemetery (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Run (A), Hokendauqua Creek (B).


Northampton compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Northampton:
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northampton:
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLV (90.3 FM; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Owner: LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Northampton:
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)

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