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Allentown,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 1,807 (All urban)

Houses: 754 (706 occupied: 547 owner occupied, 156 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

22%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,241 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $231,643.

Median contract rent in 2016: $696 (lower quartile is $631, upper quartile is $778)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,082


Median gross rent in Allentown, NJ in 2016: $792

Housing units in Allentown with a mortgage: 393 (2 second mortgage, 80 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 153

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $116,646

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $96,013

Median monthly housing costs: $1,803


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Allentown, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $342,414 (it was $167,000 in 2000)
Allentown:

$342,414
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $277,609 - $421,264

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $364,914
Here:

$364,914
State:

$401,764

Townhouses or other attached units: $226,097
Here:

$226,097
State:

$266,552
Median year house/condo built: 1961

Median year apartment built: 1958

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,884
  • In family households: 1,646 (252 male householders, 245 female householders)
    389 spouses, 644 children (600 natural, 21 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 57 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 15 parents, 14 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 239 (92 male householders (80 living alone)), 114 female householders (96 living alone)), 30 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 223 2-persons, 107 3-persons, 118 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 177 1-person, 31 2-persons.

295 married couples with children.
59 single-parent households (5 men, 54 women).

94.8% of residents of Allentown speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (31% speak English very well, 62% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 74 (3.9%)
(60.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.4
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Allentown, New Jersey:

  • 3no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 572 bedrooms
  • 2153 bedrooms
  • 2244 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Allentown population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allentown, New Jersey:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 611 bedroom
  • 472 bedrooms
  • 213 bedrooms
  • 244 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Allentown population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Allentown in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 8no vehicle
  • 1021 vehicle
  • 2592 vehicles
  • 1213 vehicles
  • 404 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Allentown population

Cars and other vehicles available in Allentown in renter-occupied apartments

  • 14no vehicle
  • 671 vehicle
  • 692 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Allentown population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Allentown, New Jersey:

  • 41 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 154 rooms
  • 455 rooms
  • 1196 rooms
  • 1087 rooms
  • 948 rooms
  • 1639+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Allentown population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allentown, New Jersey:

  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 273 rooms
  • 644 rooms
  • 145 rooms
  • 186 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 119+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Allentown population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Allentown, NJ household income distribution

  • Allentown, NJ household income distribution
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 26$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15$40,000 to $44,999
  • 22$45,000 to $49,999
  • 31$50,000 to $59,999
  • 61$60,000 to $74,999
  • 114$75,000 to $99,999
  • 98$100,000 to $124,999
  • 42$125,000 to $149,999
  • 80$150,000 to $199,999
  • 122$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Allentown, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Allentown, NJ
  • 5$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11$175,000 to $199,999
  • 74$200,000 to $249,999
  • 98$250,000 to $299,999
  • 183$300,000 to $399,999
  • 98$400,000 to $499,999
  • 34$500,000 to $749,999
  • 9$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 2$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Allentown, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Allentown, NJ
  • 1$300 to $349
  • 4$700 to $749
  • 27$800 to $899
  • 38$900 to $999
  • 22$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4$1,250 to $1,499
  • 18$1,500 to $1,999
  • 12$2,000 to $2,499
  • 7No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 172010 or later
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 171990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 35Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Allentown population
Allentown commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 61
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 76
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 118
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 108
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 104
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 76
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 142
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 43
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 40
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 105
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 79
  • 90 or more minutes: 42
Allentown, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 30.3%
Number of people working at home: 67 (6.2% of all workers)

Allentown mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 776 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 15 (2%)
  • Taxi: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (2%)
  • Walked: 37 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 67 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 94
 English: 89
 Irish: 81
 Polish: 65
 American: 60
 German: 51
 Dutch: 18
 Canadian: 11
 European: 10
 Northern European: 9
 Norwegian: 7
 Swedish: 6
 Ukrainian: 6
 Iranian: 3
 British: 3
 Hungarian: 3
 French Canadian: 3
 Czech: 3
 Welsh: 3
 French (except Basque): 2
 Czechoslovakian: 2
 Portuguese: 2
 Russian: 2
 Scottish: 2
 Slovak: 2

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

  • 29%Canada
  • 14%Korea
  • 10%Poland
  • 7%Costa Rica
  • 6%England
  • 6%Ecuador
  • 4%Portugal

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

  • This state: 1,303
  • Other state: 492
  • Northeast: 327
  • Midwest: 26
  • South: 100
  • West: 35

89% of Allentown residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in New Jersey.

Allentown:

88.8%
State average:

89.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 22
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 145
  • Less than 1 year of college: 38
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 39
  • Associate degree: 64
  • Bachelor's degree: 151
  • Master's degree: 75
  • Professional school degree: 19
  • Doctorate degree: 14

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 170
  • Less than 1 year of college: 34
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 62
  • Associate degree: 66
  • Bachelor's degree: 180
  • Master's degree: 107
  • Professional school degree: 10
  • Doctorate degree: 15

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 24.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 17.6%Females
Allentown marital status for males
Allentown marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 629
  • One, attached: 31
  • Two: 32
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • 5 to 9: 9
  • 10 to 19: 43
  • 50 or more: 9
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 20 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Allentown:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Allentown
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (87.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.4%)
  • Electricity (2.2%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)
  • Electricity (54.5%)
  • Utility gas (35.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

8.5%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

10.4%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

21.3%
New Jersey:

25.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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 (Noninstitutionalized)