Northampton, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 9,888 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 
Males: 4,900  (49.6%)
Females: 4,988  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

41.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18067.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,856 (it was $40,982 in 2000)
Northampton:

$59,856
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,396 (it was $19,516 in 2000)

Northampton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,744 (it was $94,000 in 2000)
Northampton:

$167,744
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $228,432; detached houses: $260,395; townhouses or other attached units: $141,348; in 2-unit structures: $94,715; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,823; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $180,413; mobile homes: $38,016

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,014.

March 2019 cost of living index in Northampton: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.1%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Black residents, 22.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.0% for American Indian residents, 59.9% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Northampton, PA (2017)
    • 8,29583.1%White alone
    • 9319.3%Hispanic
    • 2212.2%Asian alone
    • 1801.8%Black alone
    • 1681.7%Two or more races
    • 1111.1%American Indian alone

Races in Northampton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Northampton, Pennsylvania as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Northampton is 663 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Northampton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(39.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(30.6)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(30.2)
2
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(30.6)
10
(101.1)
7
(70.8)
2
(19.9)
2
(20.1)
1
(10.0)
2
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(165.5)
8
(82.4)
9
(91.7)
11
(111.2)
4
(40.4)
4
(39.7)
3
(30.1)
4
(40.2)
2
(20.1)
3
(30.3)
2
(20.2)
5
(50.8)
8
(81.2)
1
(10.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(279.4)
22
(226.6)
29
(295.4)
44
(444.9)
36
(363.9)
32
(318.0)
36
(361.5)
34
(341.3)
23
(231.5)
19
(191.7)
15
(151.3)
12
(121.9)
9
(91.3)
8
(80.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
150
(1,552)
127
(1,308)
156
(1,589)
152
(1,537)
135
(1,365)
147
(1,461)
118
(1,185)
104
(1,044)
125
(1,258)
106
(1,070)
104
(1,049)
92
(934.4)
85
(862.6)
68
(688.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(51.7)
6
(61.8)
9
(91.7)
3
(30.3)
2
(20.2)
5
(49.7)
1
(10.0)
4
(40.2)
10
(100.6)
3
(30.3)
7
(70.6)
5
(50.8)
8
(81.2)
3
(30.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
3
(30.6)
2
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
2
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)130.389.6143.5155.7111.0186.093.679.9108.880.862.283.582.957.9

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City-data.com crime index in Northampton, PA

Crime rate in Northampton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (32.9%), Pennsylvania German (7.4%), Italian (4.7%), Hungarian (4.4%), American (4.4%), Slovak (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 2.60 square miles.

Population density: 3,805 people per square mile   (average).

Northampton, Pennsylvania map

537 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.7% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This borough:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,550 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,834 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (5.7 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (50.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Coplay borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Cementon, PA (1.0 miles ),
Stiles, PA (1.3 miles ),
Hokendauqua, PA (1.3 miles ),
North Catasauqua borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Egypt, PA (1.4 miles ),
Catasauqua borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Laurys Station, PA (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 75.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,265 (-22.7%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 634 (12.6%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Distribution of median household income in Northampton, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Northampton, PA in 2017
Northampton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Northampton, PA
Historical housing units in Northampton, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +639 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in Northampton, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Chemicals (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Chemicals (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.7%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
  • Social assistance (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Northampton, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Northampton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Northampton, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.5. This is about average.

City:

83.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.101. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.101
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Northampton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Northampton borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 18.9 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northampton-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.6 miles away from Northampton center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 278.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Northampton County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Northampton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Northampton:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WHITEHALL (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • FELLOWSHIP MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • NURSEFINDERS OF ALLENTOWN (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE BETHLEHEM (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • AT HOME, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northampton:

  • Muhlenberg College (about 7 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,792)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 7 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Lehigh University (about 8 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 9 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • DeSales University (about 12 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Lafayette College (about 15 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)

Public high schools in Northampton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Northampton:

  • NORTHAMPTON AREA MS (Students: 944, Location: 1617 LAUBACH AVE, Grades: 7-8)
  • COLONEL JOHN SIEGFRIED EL SCH (Location: 1677 LINCOLN AVE, Grades: KG-6)

Private elementary/middle schools in Northampton:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 314, Location: 1300 NEWPORT AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH & SCHOOL (Students: 71, Location: 3285 PHEASANT DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Northampton

Library in Northampton:

  • NORTHAMPTON AREA PUB LIBRARY (Operating income: $477,423; Location: GEORGE SCHISLER BLDG, 1615 LAUBACH; 53,927 books; 4,934 audio materials; 5,253 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 95 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • 3 other hospitals located close to Northampton. Sacred Heart Hospital 1.3 Miles St. Luke's Hospital-Allentown 1.5 Miles St. Luke's Hosptial-Bethlehem 4 Miles
  • Local FM radio station: WODE-FM 99.9, EASTON. Owner: Nassau Broadcasting, Princeton, NJ added by Brian Keith

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Northampton Fire Department Station 42 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Northampton include: Saint Johns Church (A), Saint Michaels Church (B), Saint Pauls Church (C), Blessed Virgin Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Allen Union Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Run (A), Hokendauqua Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Something Fishy: Saltwater Aquarium Warehouse (Aquariums; 511 E 21st St).

Hotel: Alliance Hotel (2332 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Dorothy Page (actress) - Film actor, Andrew O. Apple - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Dennis Onkotz - College football player, Russell Kowalyshyn - Politician, Steve Pritko - Football player.

Northampton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Northampton and their reported violations in the past:

RITAS OF NORTHAMPTON (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LEHIGH NORTHAMPTON RACOON CLUB (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Northampton that have no violations reported:

  • MILLER SUPPLY ACE HARDWARE (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STEFANOS SICILIAN GRILLE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAPPAWINZO FISH AND GAME ASSN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PENNSVILLE HOTEL (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VALLEY VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

64.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Northampton in 2000:

  • 80 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Northampton (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Tenth Street Branch at 21 East Tenth Street, branch established on 1955/11/28; Northampton Branch at 2102 Main Street, branch established on 1800/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • National Penn Bank: Northampton Office at 1862 Main Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Northampton Branch at 1840 Main Street, branch established on 1968/06/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Northern Bank and Trust Company: Northampton Branch at 2 Nor Bath Blvd, branch established on 2004/06/22. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $697.3 mil, Deposits: $584.9 mil, headquarters in Palmerton, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Palm Bancorp
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Northampton Branch at 901 Main Street, branch established on 1988/08/15. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in Northampton:

Marital status in Northampton, PA
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Northampton:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Northampton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Northampton, PA (based on Northampton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic81,45626
Mainline Protestant54,336120
Evangelical Protestant17,79483
Other2,81719
Orthodox2,2005
Black Protestant1562
None138,976-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 52
Northampton County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Northampton County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Here:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
Northampton County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 240
This county:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Northampton County:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.3%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.2%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Northampton:

28.9
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Northampton:

56.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Northampton, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$86,306$86,3064$2,050
Streets and Highways 11$47,395$51,7040$0
Other Government Administration 4$22,530$67,5909$2,153
Sewerage 4$20,059$60,1770$0
Police - Other 2$6,674$40,0446$2,759
Parks and Recreation 1$5,113$61,3569$7,518
Financial Administration 1$5,921$71,0520$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$76
Health 0$0 1$1,041
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$279
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,308
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 1$2,055
Totals for Government 35$193,998$66,51434$19,239

Northampton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $173,000 ($17.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,678,000 ($169.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $932,000 ($94.26)
    Sewerage: $894,000 ($90.41)
    Regular Highways: $847,000 ($85.66)
    Central Staff Services: $745,000 ($75.34)
    General - Other: $736,000 ($74.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $519,000 ($52.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $405,000 ($40.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $154,000 ($15.57)
    Financial Administration: $136,000 ($13.75)
    Health - Other: $86,000 ($8.70)
    General Public Buildings: $73,000 ($7.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $69,000 ($6.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $61,000 ($6.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($1.82)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($1.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $193,000 ($19.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $42,000 ($4.25)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($2.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($1.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,541,000 ($256.98)

Northampton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,506,000 ($152.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,065,000 ($107.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $307,000 ($31.05)
    Other: $115,000 ($11.63)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($0.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $339,000 ($34.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($0.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $75,000 ($7.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($3.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $27,000 ($2.73)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($2.73)
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000 ($1.21)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.40)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $74,000 ($7.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $288,000 ($29.13)
    Highways: $238,000 ($24.07)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($0.71)
  • Tax - Property: $1,817,000 ($183.76)
    Individual Income: $1,149,000 ($116.20)
    Public Utility License: $176,000 ($17.80)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $142,000 ($14.36)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $109,000 ($11.02)

Northampton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,830,000 ($488.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,490,000 ($454.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $340,000 ($34.39)

Northampton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,229,000 ($225.42)

5.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lehigh County, PA  2.05% ($48,295 average AGI)
from Monroe County, PA  0.36% ($45,625)
from Warren County, NJ  0.31% ($55,969)


5.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($466 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lehigh County, PA  1.95% ($44,109 average AGI)
to Monroe County, PA  0.28% ($41,322)
to Warren County, NJ  0.17% ($48,660)
Businesses in Northampton, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Quiznos1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Northampton:

  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northampton:

  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXLV (90.3 FM; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Owner: LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Northampton:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Northampton: Andrew O. Apple.

Northampton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Northampton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.6mTotal length
  • $2,856,000Total costs
  • 54,690Total average daily traffic
  • 4,638Total average daily truck traffic
  • 66,411Total future (year 2022) average daily traffic
New bridges in Northampton, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Northampton, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Northampton)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Northampton, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Northampton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER AIRCRAFT INC PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A4M (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1071C , Serial Number: 2843648, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/28/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 02/21/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Bmk Aviation LLC, 4070 Heather Ct, Northampton, PA 18067
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2153C , Serial Number: 17702742, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 10/16/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Louis Jr Tepes, 611 Spring Hill Rd, Northampton, PA 18067
  • Aircraft: PILATUS PC-12/45 (Category: Land, Seats: 12, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 535MK , Serial Number: 535, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Holdings 205 LLC Capital, 4070 Heather Ct, Northampton, PA 18067, Other Owners: Equipment Leasing LLC Mak
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 58DS , Serial Number: 17272305, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Edgar J Iii Balliet, 4413 Cherryville Rd, Northampton, PA 18067
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-55 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77AW , Serial Number: TC-187, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 10/11/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen Toth, 3049 Seemsville Rd, Northampton, PA 18067
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44202 , Serial Number: 10002, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/16/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Louis Miksits, 921 Lincoln Ave, Northampton, PA 18067
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/22/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED81$157,93833$118,515219$145,74028$40,5712$1,812,50015$105,1331$6,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$200,00023$135,6963$31,3331$196,0002$97,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$150,9176$108,66790$151,67812$60,7500$01$108,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$131,0003$121,00058$156,0694$103,0000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$137,0001$70,00017$170,5290$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0162.01 , 0162.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$142,5005$188,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$144,2503$195,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$192,0002$203,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$237,0001$184,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0162.01 , 0162.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Northampton, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Northampton, PA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 38. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 87 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Northampton, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (75.9%), and Outside Fires (14.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Northampton, PA
    • 46575.9%Structure Fires
    • 9014.7%Outside Fires
    • 396.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 193.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Northampton, PA
Most common first names in Northampton, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21874.7 years
Mary20080.9 years
Anna16080.5 years
Joseph13775.3 years
Frank10476.9 years
Helen8676.6 years
William8474.2 years
Stephen6774.2 years
George6774.6 years
Robert5566.6 years
Most common last names in Northampton, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller7874.9 years
Smith2773.6 years
Koehler2068.3 years
Snyder1873.9 years
Newhard1877.2 years
Marakovits1870.5 years
Kern1874.2 years
Lerch1877.1 years
Wagner1876.3 years
Marth1776.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Northampton, PA
  • 35.3%Utility gas
  • 33.4%Electricity
  • 29.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Northampton, PA
  • 57.0%Electricity
  • 21.1%Utility gas
  • 17.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel


Northampton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 24 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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