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East Allen township, PA map Land area: 14.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 4,903 (60% urban, 40% rural)
Males: 2,416  (49.3%)
Females: 2,487  (50.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 4,870 (4,604 owner occupied, 266 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

5%
State:

29%


Races in East Allen township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.6%
  • Black: 0.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 42.5
Median age of females: 42.6

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Average household size: 2.61

East Allen township:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.95

Estimated median household income in 2009: $71,812 ($55,694 in 1999)
This township:

$71,812
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $895 (lower quartile is $635, upper quartile is $1,196)
Here:

$895
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $248,422 (it was $132,700 in 2000)
East Allen township:

$248,422
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $201,696 - $334,262

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $243,743
Here:

$243,743
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $431,944
Here:

$431,944
State:

$164,518

Mobile homes: $67,207
Here:

$67,207
State:

$35,442
Population density: 340 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.7%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

0.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in East Allen township: Cement Junction (A), Crane Junction (B), East Allen Township Fire Department Station 46 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in East Allen township: Saint Johns Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Miller Slate Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in East Allen township: Bicentennial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 83 (95% naturalized citizens)

East Allen township:  1.7%
State:  4.1%

70% of East Allen township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 3844
  • Northeast: 647
  • Midwest: 109
  • South: 197
  • West: 12

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $350,000

East Allen township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

25 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,468
  • One, attached: 61
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • 5 to 9: 4
  • Mobile homes: 360

Median worth of mobile homes: $37,400


Housing units in East Allen township with a mortgage: 921 (87 second mortgage, 230 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 382

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 55
  • 1995 to 1998: 117
  • 1990 to 1994: 116
  • 1980 to 1989: 567
  • 1970 to 1979: 391
  • 1960 to 1969: 229
  • 1950 to 1959: 143
  • 1940 to 1949: 44
  • 1939 or earlier: 245

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in East Allen township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 24
  • 4 rooms: 148
  • 5 rooms: 187
  • 6 rooms: 365
  • 7 rooms: 391
  • 8 rooms: 322
  • 9 or more rooms: 309

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in East Allen township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 13
  • 5 rooms: 30
  • 6 rooms: 19
  • 7 rooms: 26
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 14

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in East Allen township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 290
  • 3 bedrooms: 987
  • 4 bedrooms: 417
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 40

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in East Allen township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 56
  • 3 bedrooms: 26
  • 4 bedrooms: 31
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in East Allen township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 46
  • 1 vehicle: 286
  • 2 vehicles: 940
  • 3 vehicles: 359
  • 4 vehicles: 98
  • 5 or more vehicles: 17

Cars and other vehicles available in East Allen township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 60
  • 2 vehicles: 39
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (10%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in East Allen township:

  • German (33.6%)
  • Italian (7.5%)
  • Irish (6.5%)
  • Pennsylvania German (6.4%)
  • Polish (6.2%)
  • English (5.2%)
  • United States or American (4.8%)

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

  • India (17%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • Vietnam (11%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (8%)
  • Lebanon (8%)
  • Colombia (8%)
  • Romania (7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,238 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 166 (7%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 37 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 63 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

25 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

92.3% of residents of East Allen township speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English not well).
5.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,870
  • In family households: 4,369 (1,285 male householders, 183 female householders)
    1,292 spouses, 1,458 children (1,378 natural, 41 adopted, 39 stepchildren), 35 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 46 other relatives, 41 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 501 (195 male householders (136 living alone)), 201 female householders (172 living alone)), 105 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 33 (26 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 698 2-persons, 303 3-persons, 316 4-persons, 104 5-persons, 47 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 308 1-person, 76 2-persons, 12 3-persons,

895 married couples with children.
106 single-parent households (34 men, 72 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 123
Here:

22.8%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 73
Here:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 70
Here:

42.7%
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.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in East Allen township:

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