Palmerton is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,398, it is the 173rd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4543rd largest city in the United States. Palmerton is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually but its population has decreased by -0.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,414 in 2010. Palmerton reached it's highest population of 7,678 in 1930. Spanning over 3 miles, Palmerton has a population density of 2,173 people per square mile.
The average household income in Palmerton is $70,780 with a poverty rate of 15.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $819 per month, and the median house value is $118,500. The median age in Palmerton is 39.3 years, 35.8 years for males, and 41.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males.