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Population in 2012: 9,935 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 

Males: 4,652  (46.8%)
Females: 5,283  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  40.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18067.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,166 (it was $40,982 in 2000)
Northampton:

$48,166
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,467

Northampton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $148,510 (it was $94,000 in 2000)
Northampton:

$148,510
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $178,303; Detached houses: $209,857; Townhouses or other attached units: $143,848; In 2-unit structures: $196,563; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,533; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $279,818; Mobile homes: $146,366

Median gross rent in 2012: $765.

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  • White alone - 9,267 (93.3%)
  • Hispanic - 259 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 201 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 105 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 56 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 45 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Northampton: 100.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (30.6%), Irish (11.5%), Polish (5.6%), Hungarian (4.7%), English (4.6%), Slovak (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 2.60 square miles.

Population density: 3,823 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Northampton:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northampton borough:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

270 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This borough:  2.7%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Northampton, Pennsylvania as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Northampton to the number of sex offenders is 1,242 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,847 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,493 (1.7%)

Northampton satellite photo by USGS

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: -2,011 (-20.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 590 (11.5%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Northampton household income distribution Northampton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Northampton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000400
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.039.70.00.0
Rapes 110310310110
per 100,000 10.610.60.031.110.30.030.610.10.09.910.00.0
Robberies 2127103107221
per 100,000 21.310.621.072.710.30.030.6101.170.819.920.110.0
Assaults 131101689114434
per 100,000 10.631.810.5103.8165.582.491.7111.240.439.730.140.2
Burglaries 192622302722294436323634
per 100,000 201.9275.2231.1311.5279.4226.6295.4444.9363.9318.0361.5341.3
Thefts 170169170195150127156152135147118104
per 100,000 1806.61789.11785.92024.71552.01308.21588.91536.91364.71460.71185.01044.0
Auto thefts 1013121256932514
per 100,000 106.3137.6126.1124.651.761.891.730.320.249.710.040.2
Arson 010101320120
per 100,000 0.010.60.010.40.010.330.620.20.09.920.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 120.4128.9114.2193.9140.196.4154.4167.5119.4200.1100.786.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Northampton, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +639 (+7.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Northampton-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 47% greater 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 above Pennsylvania state average. It is 78% 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 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 Northampton 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
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 64.4 miles away from Northampton center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Northampton County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Northampton topographic map

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.

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


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Northampton, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northampton:

  • Muhlenberg College (about 7 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,352)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 7 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Lehigh University (about 8 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 9 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)
  • Lafayette College (about 16 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 28 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)

Public high schools in Northampton:

Private high school in Northampton:

  • VALLEY VIEW BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 2870 PHEASANT DR; Grades: 1 - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Northampton:

  • OUR LADY OF HUNGARY REGIONAL S (Students: 178; Location: 1300 NEWPORT AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Northampton, School District: NORTHAMPTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

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

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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).

 
Northampton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.8. This is about average.
City:

36.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.21. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.21
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1

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

JAMESVILLE EXPRESS PLAZA (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-05-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-05-2000), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-29-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2000)

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

  • LAPPAWINZO FISH AND GAME ASSN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEHIGH NORTHAMPTON RACOON CLUB (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.6%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.4% for Black residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for American Indian residents, 10.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Northampton, PA

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

Northampton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Northampton, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Northampton travel time to work - commute


Northampton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Northampton borough (based on Northampton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.23%
Here68.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents52.5%15.6%9.4%3.9%3.1%
Congregations15.8%20.7%14.9%10.4%3.6%
NameMoravian Church in AmericaJewishGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.3%2.1%1.3%6.6%
Congregations5.0%1.8%0.9%3.2%23.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northampton County:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.4%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,736$56,8320$0
Other Government Administration 4$21,726$65,17811$4,466
Police Protection - Officers 12$65,182$65,1825$1,703
Police - Other 2$5,520$33,1205$1,260
Firefighters 0$0 10$1,271
Fire - Other 0$0 1$558
Streets and Highways 5$20,708$49,6990$0
Health 0$0 1$788
Solid Waste Management 2$6,241$37,4461$294
Sewerage 5$26,413$63,3910$0
Parks and Recreation 5$17,535$42,08410$4,410
Totals for Government 36$168,061$56,02044$14,750

Northampton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $112,000 ($11.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $75,000 ($7.55)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $847,000 ($85.25)
    General - Other: $780,000 ($78.51)
    Sewerage: $578,000 ($58.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $571,000 ($57.47)
    Regular Highways: $516,000 ($51.94)
    Central Staff Services: $380,000 ($38.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $374,000 ($37.64)
    Housing & Community Development: $238,000 ($23.96)
    Financial Administration: $104,000 ($10.47)
    General Public Buildings: $85,000 ($8.56)
    Fire Protection: $41,000 ($4.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($3.02)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $27,000 ($2.72)
    Health Services - Other: $19,000 ($1.91)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($0.81)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $109,000 ($10.97)
    Benefit Payments: $103,000 ($10.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $271,000 ($27.28)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $66,000 ($6.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $45,000 ($4.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($1.01)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.40)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,710,000 ($172.12)

Northampton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,103,000 ($111.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $542,000 ($54.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $292,000 ($29.39)
    All Other: $68,000 ($6.84)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($1.61)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $183,000 ($18.42)
    From Local Government: $65,000 ($6.54)
    Local Employee Contribution: $12,000 ($1.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $299,000 ($30.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $182,000 ($18.32)
    Interest Earnings: $63,000 ($6.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $148,000 ($14.90)
    Highways: $141,000 ($14.19)
    Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($1.01)
    General Support: $8,000 ($0.81)
  • Tax - Property: $1,112,000 ($111.93)
    Individual Income: $786,000 ($79.11)
    NEC: $286,000 ($28.79)

Northampton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,149,000 ($719.58)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $8,065,000 ($811.78)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,475,000 ($651.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $103,000 ($10.37)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,636,000 ($869.25)

Northampton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $3,621,000 ($364.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,972,000 ($299.14)

6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.14%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lehigh County, PA  1.91% ($41,431 average AGI)
from Warren County, NJ  0.55% ($50,535)
from Monroe County, PA  0.39% ($43,248)


6.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($468 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lehigh County, PA  2.09% ($36,401 average AGI)
to Monroe County, PA  0.26% ($40,863)
to Warren County, NJ  0.20% ($37,091)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Northampton, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Northampton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 14,128
Total average daily truck traffic: 511
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 18,590

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Various Locations (Lat: 40.775083 Lon: -75.574611), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNL309
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/1998, Expiration Date: 03/13/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (412) 430-3974
  • K9C, End Of 20th St. Off Of Laubach Ave.-Northampton (Lat: 40.690194 Lon: -75.487278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQJD529
    Assigned Frequencies: 17910.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/2008, Expiration Date: 07/31/2018, Certifier: Kurt Maass
    Registrant: Telecom Transport Management, Inc., 146 N. Canal Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone: (206) 816-6907, Fax: (206) 545-9585, Email:
  • 7U4, 3210 Pheasant Drive (Lat: 40.743611 Lon: -75.456667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53.6 m, Overall height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WQJD732
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2008, Expiration Date: 08/04/2018, Certifier: Kurt Maass
    Registrant: Telecom Transport Management, Inc., 146 N. Canal Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone: (206) 816-6907, Fax: (206) 545-9585, Email:
  • NORTHAMPTON, Lat: 40.684444 Lon: -75.521944, Call Sign: WQMK733
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2010, Expiration Date: 09/07/2020, Certifier: Stephen Kerbacher
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • RICHBORO, Lat: 40.220472 Lon: -75.030139, Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano
    Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2301 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, Phone: (215) 841-5400, Fax: (215) 841-6947, Email:
  • Emmanuelsville, 3210 Pheasant Drive (308401) (Lat: 40.743861 Lon: -75.456528), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WQRE935
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/30/2013, Expiration Date: 04/30/2023, Certifier: Brian Sullivan
    Registrant: Comprehensive Wireless LLC, 1209 Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, Phone: (302) 658-7581

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Northampton)


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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 23
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Northampton


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Northampton, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Quiznos1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
Kroger1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Justin M. Zernhelt (4)
  • John J. Krantz (3)
  • Charles Bindics (3)
  • Joseph A. Sohara (2)
  • Matthew S. Greene (2)
  • Jason S. Euculano (2)
  • Michael J. Janders (2)
  • Timothy J. Miller (2)
  • Louis S. Schwartz (2)
  • Daniel Herzog (2)

Total of 42 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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