Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population 2022

Northampton County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 307,448 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northampton County, Pennsylvania is the 14th largest county in Pennsylvania. The 2010 Population was 297,935 and has seen a growth of 3.19% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179024,2500.00%
180030,0625,81223.97%
181038,1458,08326.89%
182031,765-6,380-16.73%
183039,4827,71724.29%
184040,9961,5143.83%
185040,235-761-1.86%
186047,9047,66919.06%
187061,43213,52828.24%
188070,3128,88014.46%
189084,22013,90819.78%
190099,68715,46718.36%
1910127,66727,98028.07%
1920153,50625,83920.24%
1930169,30415,79810.29%
1940168,959-345-0.20%
1950185,24316,2849.64%
1960201,41216,1698.73%
1970214,36812,9566.43%
1980225,41811,0505.15%
1990247,10521,6879.62%
2010297,93550,83020.57%
2011298,2663310.11%
2012299,0227560.25%
2013298,955-67-0.02%
2014299,5986430.22%
2015300,0904920.16%
2016301,3071,2170.41%
2017302,8011,4940.50%
2018304,5641,7630.58%
2019305,2857210.24%
2020306,0067210.24%
2021306,7277210.24%
2022307,4487210.24%
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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White253,70883.39%
Black or African American18,0545.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native5250.17%
Asian8,8012.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1450.05%
Some Other Race8,4142.77%
Two or More Races14,5864.79%
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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2022

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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Median Age

42.2


Total

40.4


Male

43.8


Female

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 243,564 adults, (57,836 of whom are seniors) in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

154,576

50.81%

Male

149,657

49.19%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All71.2%28.8%
Male67.9%32.1%
Non Family56%44%
Female46.2%53.8%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All115,3002.5471.2
Married60,3593.1286.1
Male5,3243.3367.9
Female12,7053.1446.2
Non Family36,9121.2856

3.06

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,8012.72%
9th to 12th Grade12,8626.02%
High School Graduate72,96534.15%
Some College34,55116.17%
Associates Degree19,4289.09%
Bachelors Degree42,10819.71%
Graduate Degree25,91612.13%
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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian5,7675,1113,665
White172,047159,99456,893
2+ Races6,0955,6941,910
Black10,8809,6642,374
Hispanic23,19418,3544,329
Native American37132762
Other Race5,0753,662716
Islander6028

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.55%.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,543$53,139$36,652
Less Than 9th Grade$30,977$38,814$21,740
High School Graduate$35,873$44,719$26,979
Some College$42,445$51,506$35,273
Bachelors Degree$55,369$66,044$46,460
Graduate Degree$73,231$88,235$63,458

$44,543

Average Earnings

$53,139

Average Male

$36,652

Average Female

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language

86.43% of Northampton County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 13.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.30% of the population.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic40,5047,66318.92%
Black16,8592,48514.74%
Multiple13,8931,75712.65%
White222,97113,9716.27%
Asian7,9264856.12%
Native502275.38%
Other1,775NaN%

8.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.23%

Male Poverty Rate

8.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, Pennsylvania is Hispanic, with 18.92% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.69%.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.71%
High School8.02%
Some College6.24%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.16%
Male Unemployed17.99%
Female Employed4.40%
Female Unemployed23.03%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,088$95,485
Families$88,307$111,723
Married Families$100,789$125,340
Non Families$40,379$56,302
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Income by Household Type

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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17,044

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,131
First Gulf War2,879
Vietnam6,117
Korea1,977
World War II681

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34941
35 to 543,326
55 to 642,761
65 to 744,552
75+5,464

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White15,8597.61%
Black5954.55%
Asian1331.83%
Other Race1883.16%
2+ Races2693.20%
Hispanic8272.92%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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5.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

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Northampton County, Pennsylvania 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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59.15%

Born in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

92.18%

Native Born

7.82%

Foreign Born

3.13%

Non Citizen

4.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.18% of Northampton County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 59.15% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

  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

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