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Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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Population:

  • Total Population: 267,066
  • Males: 129,672
  • Females: 137,394

Ethnicity:

  • White: 235,408
  • Black/African American: 6,723
  • Hispanic: 17,708
  • Native American/Eskimo: 254
  • Asian: 3,724
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 55
  • Other: 251
  • 2 or more: 2,943

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (224,385)
  2. Spanish (13,865)
  3. Italian (1,815)
  4. German (1,755)
  5. French (925)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 12,227

  1. Mexico (929)
  2. Italy (765)
  3. India (710)
  4. Germany (677)
  5. Portugal (471)
  6. Korea (456)
  7. Vietnam (446)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (95,739)
  2. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (28,370)
  3. United Church of Christ (17,051)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (7,133)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (5,723)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 69,167
    • Sensory: 6,814
    • Physical: 17,616
    • Mental: 10,185
    • Self-care: 5,349
    • Go outside home: 13,694
    • Employment: 14,056

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,374

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 101,541
    • Utility gas: 29,598
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,199
    • Electricity: 25,743
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 41,009
    • Coal or Coke: 1,590
    • Wood: 886
    • Solar Energy: 27
    • Other fuel: 278
    • No fuel used: 211

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 198,916
    • No vehicle: 16,568
    • 1 or more vehicle: 182,348

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,273
    • No High School: 10,208
    • Some High School: 23,249
    • High School: 65,750
    • Some College: 29,286
    • Associate's Degree: 12,154
    • College Degree: 24,398
    • Master's Degree: 8,957
    • Professional Degree: 2,925
    • Doctoral Degree: 1,818

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 101,541
    • Owners with phone: 74,241
    • Owners without phone: 210
    • Renters with phone: 26,357
    • Renters without phone: 733

    10 closest counties:

    1. Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
    2. Warren County, New Jersey
    3. Monroe County, Pennsylvania
    4. Carbon County, Pennsylvania
    5. Hunterdon County, New Jersey
    6. Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
    7. Bucks County, Pennsylvania
    8. Berks County, Pennsylvania
    9. Pike County, Pennsylvania
    10. Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    18001, 18002, 18003, 18010, 18013, 18014, 18015, 18016, 18017, 18020, 18035, 18038, 18040, 18042, 18043, 18044, 18045, 18050, 18055, 18063, 18064, 18067, 18072, 18083, 18085, 18086, 18088, 18091, 18343, 18351

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WBPH-TV ( TV) WALNUTPORT, PA
    • WLVT-TV (620 TV) BETHELEM, PA
    • WDIY (88.1 FM) BETHLEHEM, PA
    • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM) BETHLEHEM, PA
    • WJRH (104.9 FM) EASTON, PA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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