Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Northampton County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 303,405 with a growth rate of 0.96% 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
2017303,4052,8850.96%
2016300,520-1,240-0.41%
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
White259,549
Black or African American15,282
Two or More Races9,582
Asian8,132
Some Other Race6,790
American Indian and Alaska Native1,132
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander53

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Median Age

41.9


Total

39.9


Male

43.5


Female

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 238,613 adults, (51,990 of which are seniors) in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

153,010

50.92%

Male

147,510

49.08%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All71.2%28.8%
Male60.5%39.5%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Female49%51%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All112,8192.5771.2
Married60,2363.1286.4
Non Family34,7351.2754.4
Female12,8743.2449
Male4,9743.1960.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade6,6853.21%
9th to 12th Grade13,2656.37%
High School Graduate73,19935.14%
Some College38,20518.34%
Associates Degree18,8979.07%
Bachelors Degree37,06017.79%
Graduate Degree21,00610.08%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White172,999159,12949,831
Hispanic19,33614,7272,797
Black8,7967,8731,866
Asian5,2314,6682,908
Other Race3,7952,854400
Multiple Races3,5132,861697
Native American726638104
Islander341511

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 55.59%.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,060$46,949$31,904
Less Than High School$25,255$27,900$19,593
High School Grad$31,748$40,116$23,562
Some College$37,052$46,263$30,987
Bachelors Degree$51,962$62,815$42,730
Graduate Degree$68,653$84,991$57,366

$40,060

Average Earnings

$46,949

Average Male

$31,904

Average Female

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language

87.05% of Northampton County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 12.95% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.71% of the population.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White227,57614,4326.34%
Hispanic35,4678,64124.36%
Black14,4952,40716.61%
Other6,5961,44621.92%
Multiple9,1011,35114.84%
Native1,12255849.73%
Asian7,2135277.31%

9.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.32%

Male Poverty Rate

9.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 49.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, Pennsylvania is White, with 6.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.14%.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.57%
High School9.00%
Some College6.35%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.20%
Female Unemployed22.61%
Female Employed5.08%
Male Employed2.88%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Income

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,753$80,685
Families$76,573$93,238
Married Families$87,661$105,037
Non Families$34,603$47,933

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

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

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

20,242

Number of Veterans

19,196

Male Veterans

1,046

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,480
First Gulf War2,530
Korea2,512
Second Gulf War1,777
World War II1,450

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+5,884
65 to 745,613
35 to 544,029
55 to 643,593
18 to 341,123

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White19,0169.03%
Hispanic8503.52%
Black6826.30%
2 or More2595.10%
Other1362.81%
Asian1241.95%
Indian253.18%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

4.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

6.7%

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