Palmerton is a city located in Carbon County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,332, it is the 175th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4592nd largest city in the United States . Palmerton is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,414 in 2010. Palmerton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Palmerton has a population density of 2,146 people per square mile.
The average household income in Palmerton is $85,997 with a poverty rate of 8.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $863 per month, and the median house value is $117,600. The median age in Palmerton is 41 years, 40.7 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.