Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Northampton County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 303,405 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northampton County, Pennsylvania is the 13th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017300,941-2,464-0.81%
2017303,4051,6450.55%
2016301,7601,2940.43%
2015300,4665840.19%
2014299,8826880.23%
2013299,194230.01%
2012299,1718940.30%
2011298,2773360.11%
2010297,94150,83620.57%
1990247,10521,6879.62%
1980225,41811,0505.15%
1970214,36812,9566.43%
1960201,41216,1698.73%
1950185,24316,2849.64%
1940168,959-345-0.20%
1930169,30415,79810.29%
1920153,50625,83920.24%
1910127,66727,98028.07%
190099,68715,46718.36%
189084,22013,90819.78%
188070,3128,88014.46%
187061,43213,52828.24%
186047,9047,66919.06%
185040,235-761-1.86%
184040,9961,5143.83%
183039,4827,71724.29%
182031,765-6,380-16.73%
181038,1458,08326.89%
180030,0625,81223.97%
179024,2500.00%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White259,314
Black or African American16,204
Two or More Races9,639
Asian8,328
Some Other Race6,303
American Indian and Alaska Native1,100
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander53

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Median Age

42


Total

40.1


Male

43.6


Female

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 239,488 adults, (53,491 of whom are seniors) in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

153,112

50.88%

Male

147,829

49.12%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All71.6%28.4%
Male62.1%37.9%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female49.2%50.8%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All113,8272.5571.6
Married60,9933.186.3
Non Family35,4421.2755.6
Female12,5103.1949.2
Male4,8823.2662.1

3.05

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Households

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Education

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,7783.24%
9th to 12th Grade12,9376.18%
High School Graduate72,96534.87%
Some College36,97817.67%
Associates Degree19,3189.23%
Bachelors Degree38,27918.29%
Graduate Degree21,98210.51%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White172,715159,47651,658
Hispanic20,05615,1812,900
Black9,4048,1911,993
Asian5,3324,8233,025
Other Race3,7292,847372
Multiple Races3,4442,806722
Native American72863685
Islander331512

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 56.73%.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,855$48,728$32,904
Less Than High School$25,730$30,687$20,328
High School Grad$32,350$40,996$24,903
Some College$38,935$48,409$32,027
Bachelors Degree$52,855$64,284$44,453
Graduate Degree$69,213$83,822$60,127

$40,855

Average Earnings

$48,728

Average Male

$32,904

Average Female

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language

86.95% of Northampton County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 13.05% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.72% of the population.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White226,48714,8606.56%
Hispanic36,3968,52723.43%
Black15,4012,15213.97%
Multiple9,1331,63317.88%
Other6,1101,28020.95%
Asian7,3424996.80%
Native1,07945542.17%

9.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.50%

Male Poverty Rate

9.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 42.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, Pennsylvania is White, with 6.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.07%.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.47%
High School9.07%
Some College6.15%
Bachelors or Greater3.10%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.39%
Female Unemployed23.22%
Female Employed5.16%
Male Employed3.20%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Income

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,390$84,230
Families$79,209$97,785
Married Families$90,188$109,499
Non Families$35,149$49,588

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

19,017

Number of Veterans

17,872

Male Veterans

1,145

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,265
First Gulf War2,537
Korea2,181
Second Gulf War1,935
World War II1,190

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 745,471
75+5,425
35 to 543,875
55 to 643,203
18 to 341,043

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White17,8468.45%
Hispanic8393.36%
Black6595.73%
2 or More2124.34%
Other1944.24%
Asian871.32%
Indian192.39%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

4.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bethlehem 75013752932800.37%
Easton26769269782090.78%
Northamn99159863-52-0.52%
Wilson78967786-110-1.39%
Hellertown58985830-68-1.15%
Nazareth57465685-61-1.06%
Bangor52595190-69-1.31%
Pen Argyl35953544-51-1.42%
North Catasauqua28492831-18-0.63%
Wind Gap27202710-10-0.37%
Bath26932672-21-0.78%
Freemansburg26362622-14-0.53%
Walnutport20702082120.58%
East Bangor1173161944638.02%
Roseto15631548-15-0.96%
West Easton12571253-4-0.32%
Tatamy11461133-13-1.13%
Stockertown927916-11-1.19%
Portland519510-9-1.73%
Glendon37037110.27%
Chapman199209105.03%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990