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Northampton County, Pennsylvania (PA)


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County population in 2012: 299,267 (87% urban, 13% rural); it was 267,066 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 58,023
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 24,696
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 74,451
Renter-occupied apartments: 30,846 (it was 27,090 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%

Land area: 374 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 798 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Northampton County: 102.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 84%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Northampton County, Pennsylvania:


Median resident age:  40.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years

Males: 145,386  (43.6%)
Females: 152,349  (56.4%)

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Northampton County,PA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Northampton County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $58,325 ($45,234 in 1999)
This county:

$58325
Pennsylvania:

$49520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $690 (lower quartile is $528, upper quartile is $890)
This county:

$690
State:

$597


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $222,400 (it was $118,800 in 2000)
Northampton County:

$222,400
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $158,300 - $310,400

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $234,857
Here:

$234,857
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $163,712
Here:

$163,712
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $182,342
Here:

$182,342
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $158,160
Here:

$158,160
State:

$223,507

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $300,730
Here:

$300,730
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $74,709
Here:

$74,709
State:

$35,442
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,621
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $553

Institutionalized population: 2,971

Northampton County, PA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,542 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $2,899 (1.5%)


Northampton County household income distribution in 2009 Northampton County home values distribution


Northampton County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.4%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.4%
Northampton County:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

12.5%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 26 years old)

Area name: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Northampton County is $636 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $974 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bethlehem, Easton, Northampton, Wilson, Middletown, Nazareth, Hellertown, Bangor, Pen Argyl, Palmer Heights.

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

2005 air pollution in Northampton County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.015 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.100 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.086 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 38 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 139 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 36 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.009 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.northamptoncounty.org

Click to draw/clear Northampton County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Northampton County: Clistowackin (A), Woodland Hills Golf Course (B), Frytown (C), Oakland Plaza (D), Easton Plaza (E), Harmony Grange (F), Bethlehem Boating Club (G), Mount View Park Racetrack (H), Northampton Country Club (I), Stoney Ridge Horse Farm (J), Stier (K), Summit (L), Cement Junction (M), Crane Junction (N), Green Pond Golf Course (O), Bethlehem Steel Country Club (P), Hanover Township Volunteer Fire Company 1 Station 15 (Q), Leithsville Volunteer Fire Company 1 Station 61 (R), Forks Township Fire Department Station 25 - 1 (S), Upper Mount Bethel Township Fire Department Station 37 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Palmer Park Mall (1), Twenty-fifth Street Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Northampton County include: Holy Cross Church (A), Benders Church (B), Gospel Church (C), Trinity Church (D), Dryland Church (E), Raubsville Church (F), Saint Pauls Church (G), Saint Johns Reformed Church (H), Chestnut Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), Arndts and Messinger Cemetery (2), Blessed Virgin Cemetery (3), Evergreen Cemetery (4), Hellertown Union Cemetery (5), Fairview Cemetery (6), Saint Vincent Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Green Pond (A), Marlin Lake (B), Campbell Pond (C), Saucona Pond (D), Twin Lakes (E), Hellertown Reservoir (F), Spring Pond (G), Echo Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bull Run (A), Sobers Run (B), Waltz Creek (C), Schoeneck Creek (D), Indian Creek (E), East Branch Monocacy Creek (F), Mud Run (G), Greenwalk Creek (H), Frys Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Northampton County include: Hackett Park (1), Bushkill Park (2), Mount Jack County Park (3), College Heights Park (4), Hanover Township Municipal Park (5), Jacobsburg State Park (6), Village View Park (7), Homertown Park (8), Bicentennial Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Bucks County , Carbon County , Warren County, New Jersey , Lehigh County , Monroe County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 17,800
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 12,227 (53% naturalized citizens)

Northampton County:

4.6%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.5%

Northampton County marital status for males
Northampton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Northampton County with a mortgage: 43,543 (3,946 second mortgage, 7,449 home equity loan, 225 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 22,678

Here:

65.8% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.23%
Here68.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 182,231
Total congregations: 222

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents95,739 (52.5%)28,370 (15.6%)17,051 (9.4%)7,133 (3.9%)5,723 (3.1%)
Congregations35 (15.8%)46 (20.7%)33 (14.9%)23 (10.4%)8 (3.6%)
NameMoravian Church in AmericaJewishGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents5,694 (3.1%)4,250 (2.3%)3,750 (2.1%)2,447 (1.3%)12,074 (6.6%)
Congregations11 (5.0%)4 (1.8%)2 (0.9%)7 (3.2%)53 (23.9%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Northampton County - Bethlehem, Easton, Northampton, Wilson, Middletown

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 52
This 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.
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
This county:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 240
Northampton County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Northampton County:

8.4%
State:

11.5%


Agriculture in Northampton County:

Average size of farms: 159 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $44,870
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $227.22
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.37%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 36.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $45,437
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.39%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $89,116
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.72
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 35.84%
Corn for grain: 26320 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4981 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 11000 harvested acres
Vegetables: 552 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 399 acres

Tornado activity:

Northampton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2.5 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/26/1981, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northampton County-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 80% 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 45.6 miles away from the county 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 44.4 miles away from the county 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 13.2 miles away from the county 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 56.7 miles away from Northampton County 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 82.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent 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).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Northampton County (%):





Northampton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 103,372 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 12,105 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,294 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Railroad: 40 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 57 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 41 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 231 (0%)
  • Walked: 5,113 (4%)
  • Other means: 455 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,940 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Northampton County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

People in group quarters in Northampton County, Pennsylvania in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $57,665.

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%

3.23% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($20,743 average AGI)
3.48% relocated from other states ($29,548 average AGI)
Northampton County:

3.48%
Pennsylvania average:

2.15%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.22% ($63,080)
from Hunterdon County, NJ  0.18% ($72,579)
from Somerset County, NJ  0.18% ($70,029)
from Bucks County, PA  0.18% ($68,225)


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%

3.52% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($22,563 average AGI)
2.49% relocated to other states ($21,640 average AGI)
Northampton County:

2.49%
Pennsylvania average:

2.30%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Bucks County, PA  0.17% ($56,455)
to Carbon County, PA  0.16% ($38,206)
to Berks County, PA  0.13% ($40,331)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.12% ($50,353)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Northampton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Northampton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Northampton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 47,446 (41,995 aged, 5,451 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.71
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15486.95
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 235.710
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40554.37

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1036.950
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 919.840
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.51

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 61.08
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77.15

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.51
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 29.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 17.0
  • Other - 12.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 100.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.8
  • Suffocation - 27.2
  • Poisoning - 19.0
  • Other - 7.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 287,115

Size of family households: 33,635 2-persons, 18,684 3-persons, 15,755 4-persons, 6,591 5-persons, 2,339 6-persons, 1,215 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 28,444 1-person, 5,595 2-persons, 733 3-persons, 344 4-persons, 186 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

89.0% of residents of Northampton County speak English at home.
5.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,566,361,000 ($5544 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $24,634,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $803,876,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $420,495,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,300,000
Federal grants: $221,697,000
Federal procurement contracts: $25,266,000 ($3,589,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $85,727,000 ($6,140,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $440,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $126,828,000
Federal Government insurance: $177,015,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 15,724
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 13,298
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,789
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +15,322
Here +53 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Northampton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 14.88 millions of gallons per day (13% from ground, 87% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 124
  • 3 rooms: 826
  • 4 rooms: 3,844
  • 5 rooms: 10,849
  • 6 rooms: 20,248
  • 7 rooms: 15,326
  • 8 rooms: 12,405
  • 9+ rooms: 10,801
  • 1 room: 792
  • 2 rooms: 1,963
  • 3 rooms: 5,597
  • 4 rooms: 6,908
  • 5 rooms: 4,814
  • 6 rooms: 3,864
  • 7 rooms: 1,644
  • 8 rooms: 965
  • 9+ rooms: 543
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 65
  • 1 bedroom: 1,207
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,585
  • 3 bedrooms: 40,974
  • 4 bedrooms: 17,332
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,288
  • no bedroom: 1,037
  • 1 bedroom: 8,578
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,710
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,042
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,284
  • 5+ bedrooms: 439
Cars and other vehicles available in Northampton County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 3,273
  • 1 vehicle: 18,737
  • 2 vehicles: 34,562
  • 3 vehicles: 13,189
  • 4 vehicles: 3,430
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,260
  • no vehicle: 5,352
  • 1 vehicle: 13,232
  • 2 vehicles: 6,655
  • 3 vehicles: 1,209
  • 4 vehicles: 350
  • 5+ vehicles: 292

63% of Northampton County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Pennsylvania.

Northampton County:

62.7%
State average:

64.4%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $83,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Northampton County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44.3%)
  • Utility gas (26.9%)
  • Electricity (23.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • Coal or coke (1.9%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (35.2%)
  • Electricity (31.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,397
Here:

14.6%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,692
Here:

11.5%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9,088
Here:

59.4%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Northampton County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Northampton County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Northampton County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Northampton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Northampton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Northampton County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 62 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 ORIGINATED1,287$179,1991,307$186,5216,587$183,164734$71,58938$796,684340$127,18849$69,163
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED49$171,429108$197,593592$179,56694$47,7772$398,00026$139,30821$57,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED160$157,688219$172,1832,708$197,114376$49,7697$628,857132$126,88647$65,979
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN141$167,170158$189,1711,620$197,42898$85,5611$227,00067$143,1348$122,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS33$154,45530$186,867343$199,03837$86,7840$017$131,7653$75,667
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 56 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED205$220,756152$238,5071$366,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED63$260,22257$238,0002$106,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$188,09739$224,1280$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$217,29420$232,6500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$07$255,4290$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Northampton County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3,52874.9 years
Mary3,38681.5 years
William2,37675.0 years
Joseph2,15475.3 years
Anna2,03582.2 years
Helen1,83880.3 years
Charles1,71975.4 years
Robert1,59270.9 years
George1,44875.6 years
Frank1,29076.2 years
Most common last names in Northampton County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith86276.8 years
Miller84677.4 years
Snyder40877.6 years
Jones40276.4 years
Williams34976.1 years
Young32877.9 years
Brown28777.4 years
Johnson25976.3 years
Wagner24476.0 years
Weaver21376.5 years
Businesses in Northampton County, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6Little Caesars Pizza2
AT&T6Long John Silver's3
Ace Hardware2Lowe's2
Aeropostale1Marriott5
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
Applebee's3MasterBrand Cabinets27
Arby's4McDonald's9
Ashley Furniture1Motherhood Maternity1
AutoZone2New Balance5
Bath & Body Works2Nike11
Bed Bath & Beyond1Olive Garden1
Best Western1Outback1
Blockbuster3Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King8Pac Sun1
CVS13Panera Bread2
Carson Pirie Scott2Papa John's Pizza3
Catherines1Payless4
Chick-Fil-A1Penske4
Comfort Inn2Pier 1 Imports1
Curves3Pizza Hut5
DHL1Quality1
Dairy Queen3Quiznos1
Deb1RadioShack6
Decora Cabinetry1Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid12
Dunkin Donuts15Ruby Tuesday1
Extended Stay America1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug3Sam's Club1
FedEx33Sears7
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel1
Foot Locker1Staples3
GNC10Starbucks3
GameStop3Subway19
Gap1T-Mobile10
Goodwill1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block11T.J.Maxx2
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn2Talbots1
Home Depot2Target1
Hyatt1The Room Place1
Jones New York5True Value3
KFC2U-Haul12
Kincaid1UPS35
Kmart4Verizon Wireless1
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger7Walgreens3
LA Fitness1Walmart2
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's3
Lane Furniture5YMCA5
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