Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Northampton County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 302,976 with a growth rate of 0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northampton County, Pennsylvania is the 13th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018304,8071,8310.60%
2017302,9761,6120.53%
2016301,3641,2440.41%
2015300,1204960.17%
2014299,6246670.22%
2013298,957-43-0.01%
2012299,0007780.26%
2011298,2223080.10%
2010297,91450,80920.56%
1990247,10521,6879.62%
1980225,41811,0505.15%
1970214,36812,9566.43%
1960201,41216,1698.73%
1950185,24316,2849.64%
1940168,959-345-0.20%
1930169,30415,79810.29%
1920153,50625,83920.24%
1910127,66727,98028.07%
190099,68715,46718.36%
189084,22013,90819.78%
188070,3128,88014.46%
187061,43213,52828.24%
186047,9047,66919.06%
185040,235-761-1.86%
184040,9961,5143.83%
183039,4827,71724.29%
182031,765-6,380-16.73%
181038,1458,08326.89%
180030,0625,81223.97%
179024,2500.00%

How Many People Live in Northampton County, Pennsylvania?

302,976

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White259,90286.12%
Black or African American16,6495.52%
Two or More Races10,4583.47%
Asian8,2952.75%
Some Other Race5,5101.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native8500.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1140.04%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Median Age

42.1


Total

40.2


Male

43.8


Female

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 240,726 adults, (54,951 of whom are seniors) in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

153,412

50.84%

Male

148,366

49.16%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All71.7%28.3%
Male60.3%39.7%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female48.1%51.9%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All114,1232.5571.7
Married60,5533.1186.6
Non Family35,9691.2856.4
Female12,4263.1948.1
Male5,1753.2660.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,6223.14%
9th to 12th Grade13,1986.27%
High School Graduate73,30534.81%
Some College36,53717.35%
Associates Degree19,4649.24%
Bachelors Degree39,02018.53%
Graduate Degree22,44410.66%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White172,570159,65252,518
Hispanic21,09015,8943,027
Black9,7678,5652,081
Asian5,2044,6353,001
Multiple Races3,7873,137900
Other Race3,3072,536424
Native American625492140
Islander4214

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,590$50,422$33,643
Less Than High School$28,851$32,138$20,915
High School Grad$32,965$42,058$25,132
Some College$40,132$50,493$32,121
Bachelors Degree$53,997$64,119$45,022
Graduate Degree$71,082$85,081$63,260

$41,590

Average Earnings

$50,422

Average Male

$33,643

Average Female

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Language

86.79% of Northampton County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 13.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.86% of the population.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White225,08515,0116.67%
Hispanic37,6528,24021.88%
Black15,7201,87211.91%
Multiple9,9881,81518.17%
Other5,2941,30324.61%
Asian7,2855677.78%
Native82813916.79%

9.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.75%

Male Poverty Rate

9.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 24.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, Pennsylvania is White, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.33%
High School8.48%
Some College6.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Income

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,565$87,768
Families$81,212$101,669
Married Families$93,307$114,005
Non Families$37,009$52,752

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans

18,588

Number of Veterans

17,383

Male Veterans

1,205

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,133
First Gulf War2,764
Korea2,097
Second Gulf War1,918
World War II935
Name Veterans % of Total
White17,3648.19%
Hispanic7983.07%
Black6825.74%
2 or More2614.78%
Other1964.78%
Asian771.17%
Indian81.23%

$Northampton County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.19%

Born in Pennsylvania

92.45%

Native Born

7.55%

Foreign Born

2.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.45% of Northampton County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 59.19% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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