Northampton, Pennsylvania Population 2021

9,832
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Northampton is a city located in Northampton County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 9,832, it is the 68th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3144th largest city in the United States . Northampton is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,926 in 2010. Northampton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Northampton has a population density of 3,980 people per square mile.

The average household income in Northampton is $73,322 with a poverty rate of 9.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,011 per month, and the median house value is $174,600. The median age in Northampton is 39.8 years, 39.1 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Northampton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Northamptonwas:

  • White: 91.71%
  • Black or African American: 2.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Native American: 1.41%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Northampton, Pennsylvania is 9,832 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,870.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,926.

Northampton, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,03191.71%
Black or African American2322.36%
Two or More Races1901.93%
Some Other Race1491.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native1391.41%
Asian1061.08%
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Northampton Population by Race

Northampton Population Pyramid $2021

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Northampton Median Age

39.8


Total

39.1


Male

42.5


Female

Northampton Adults

There are 7,595 adults, (1,862 of whom are seniors) in Northampton.

Northampton Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Northampton Sex Ratio

Female

4,987

50.64%

Male

4,860

49.36%

Northampton Population by Age

Northampton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Northampton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female34.1%65.9%
Male37.4%62.6%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
All64.2%35.8%
Married91.3%8.7%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northampton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9462.4964.2
Married1,7343.3491.3
Non Family1,3571.3148.1
Female6492.5934.1
Male2062.9237.4

3.04

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Northampton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2253.23%
9th to 12th Grade5467.84%
High School Graduate2,93342.12%
Some College1,27218.27%
Associates Degree72210.37%
Bachelors Degree89112.80%
Graduate Degree3745.37%
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Northampton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northampton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,0915,3831,183
Hispanic55351443
Black152144
Asian94781
Other Race7979
Native American737338

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 52.05%.

Northampton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,816$48,004$35,559
Less Than 9th Grade$30,754$30,609$31,017
High School Graduate$35,450$46,838$23,716
Some College$39,727$51,286$35,691
Bachelors Degree$51,974$50,221$66,136
Graduate Degree$64,345$57,407$64,583

$40,816

Average Earnings

$48,004

Average Male

$35,559

Average Female

Northampton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northampton Language by Age

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Northampton Language

91.20% of Northampton residents speak only English, while 8.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.24% of the population.

Northampton Language

Northampton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,2096457.86%
Hispanic88223126.19%
Other14912281.88%
Native1392820.14%
Asian10610.94%

9.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.12%

Male Poverty Rate

10.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northampton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northampton is Other, with 81.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northampton is Asian, with 0.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.58%.

Northampton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School8.49%
Some College6.72%
Less Than 9th Grade5.58%
Bachelors or Greater1.50%

Northampton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.37%
Male Employed4.54%
Female Employed4.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Northampton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northampton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,285$73,322
Families$76,190$82,395
Married Families$89,671-
Non Families$35,225$50,621
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Income by Household Type

Northampton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Northampton Married by Age and Sex

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Northampton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Northampton Marital Status by Race

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Northampton Marital Status

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633

Number of Veterans

579

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War134
World War II117
Vietnam109
Korea92
Second Gulf War63

Northampton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+248
55 to 64144
35 to 54112
65 to 7492
18 to 3437

Northampton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5758.07%
Black3119.87%
Hispanic273.99%
Other Race2734.18%

Northampton Veterans by Race

Northampton Veterans by Education

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3.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northampton Veterans by Education

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66.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Northampton Employment by Age

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Northampton Employment by Race

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Northampton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.53%

Born in Northampton

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

2.19%

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.98% of Northampton residents were born in the United States, with 76.53% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Northampton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,832-19-0.19%
20209,851-19-0.19%
20199,870-19-0.19%
20189,889380.39%
20179,851220.22%
20169,829100.10%
20159,819-48-0.49%
20149,8670.00%
20139,867-32-0.32%
20129,899180.18%
20119,881-18-0.18%
20109,8994940.51%
20009,4056880.76%
19908,7174770.56%
19808,240-149-0.18%
19708,389-477-0.55%
19608,866-466-0.51%
19509,332-290-0.31%
19409,622-217-0.22%
19309,8394900.51%
19209,3496200.69%
19108,7290.00%

Northampton Population by Year