Nazareth, Pennsylvania Population 2024

5,936

Nazareth is a city located in Northampton County Pennsylvania. Nazareth has a 2024 population of 5,936. Nazareth is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -1.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,040 in 2020.

The average household income in Nazareth is $72,647 with a poverty rate of 16.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Nazareth is 43.7 years, 38.1 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Nazareth Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nazareth was:

  • White: 84.74%
  • Two or more races: 7.51%
  • Black or African American: 5.15%
  • Asian: 2.29%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,744.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.72% (-104)
The current population of Nazareth, Pennsylvania is 5,936 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,040.

Nazareth, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,09784.74%
Two or more races4527.51%
Black or African American3105.15%
Asian1382.29%
Other race110.18%
Native American70.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nazareth Population by Race

Nazareth Population Pyramid 2024

Nazareth Median Age

43.7

Total

38.1

Male

45.6

Female

Nazareth Adults

There are 4,754 adults, (1,531 of whom are seniors) in Nazareth.

Nazareth Age Dependency

86.6

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Nazareth Sex Ratio

Female3,22853.67%
Male2,78746.33%

Nazareth Population by Age

Nazareth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,972237.962.1
Non Family1,2771.0619.580.5
Married9503.0467.832.2
Female6212.1431.468.6
Male1242.9130.669.4

2.65

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

37.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nazareth Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1713.81%
9th to 12th Grade2104.68%
High School Graduate1,56434.86%
Some College75216.76%
Associates Degree63114.07%
Bachelors Degree81218.1%
Graduate Degree3467.71%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Nazareth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nazareth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,9083,699989
Hispanic23716520
Black147680
Asian13812467
2+ Races11711782
Native American700

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 70.09%.

Nazareth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,934$51,667$42,500
Less Than 9th Grade$20,665$0$20,459
High School Graduate$41,284$61,406$32,875
Some College$42,100$41,725$42,632
Bachelors Degree$60,000$65,405$53,924
Graduate Degree$92,768$116,548$85,481

$46,934

Average Earnings

$51,667

Average Male

$42,500

Average Female

Nazareth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nazareth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nazareth Language

89.71% of Nazareth residents speak only English, while 10.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.73% of the population.

Nazareth Language

Nazareth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,83656411.66%
Black310310100%
Hispanic32014545.31%
Multiple4525913.05%
Asian1383827.54%
Native77100%

16.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.15%

Male Poverty Rate

19.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nazareth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nazareth is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nazareth is White, with 11.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.17%.

Nazareth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.06%
Some College13.81%
High School11.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%

Nazareth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed16.61%
Male Employed7.73%
Female Unemployed0%

Nazareth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nazareth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$45,536$72,647
Families$89,125$93,539
Married Families$95,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,574$42,353

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nazareth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Nazareth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Nazareth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Nazareth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nazareth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

240

Number of Veterans

240

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War94
Korea70
Vietnam57
Second Gulf War45
World War II4

Nazareth Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+110
35 to 5494
65 to 7436
18 to 340
55 to 640

Nazareth Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2405.56%

Nazareth Veterans by Race

Nazareth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nazareth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Nazareth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nazareth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nazareth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.24%

Born in Nazareth

96.24%

Native Born

3.76%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.24% of Nazareth residents were born in the United States, with 71.24% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nazareth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,806-26-0.45%
20285,832-26-0.44%
20275,858-26-0.44%
20265,884-26-0.44%
20255,910-26-0.44%
20245,936-26-0.44%
20235,962-26-0.43%
20225,988-37-0.61%
20216,025-15-0.25%
20206,0403325.82%
20195,708-15-0.26%
20185,723190.33%
20175,704120.21%
20165,692100.18%
20155,682-30-0.53%
20145,712100.18%
20135,702-19-0.33%
20125,721-6-0.1%
20115,727-15-0.26%
20105,742-281-4.67%
20006,0233105.43%
19905,7132704.96%
19805,443-372-6.4%
19705,815-394-6.35%
19606,2093796.5%
19505,8301091.91%
19405,7212163.92%
19305,5051,21728.38%
19204,2883107.79%
19103,97800%
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Nazareth Population by Year