Allentown, New Jersey

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Population in 2019: 1,775 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 868  (48.9%)
Females: 907  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 08501.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $109,270 (it was $71,193 in 2000)
Allentown:

$109,270
NJ:

$85,751

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $52,380 (it was $29,455 in 2000)

Allentown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $337,732 (it was $167,000 in 2000)
Allentown:

$337,732
NJ:

$348,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $370,679; detached houses: $376,059; townhouses or other attached units: $218,793

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,243.

March 2019 cost of living index in Allentown: 117.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.4%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.4% for Black residents, 6.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Allentown, NJ (2019)
    • 1,62086.0%White alone
    • 1256.6%Black alone
    • 703.7%Hispanic
    • 482.5%Two or more races
    • 140.7%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Allentown, New Jersey as of November 30, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Allentown is 1,884 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Allentown by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(107.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.5)
1
(54.3)
3
(165.6)
3
(165.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(161.4)
5
(271.9)
7
(378.8)
3
(163.0)
2
(108.3)
3
(163.6)
1
(54.3)
12
(662.3)
2
(110.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(164.5)
3
(165.9)
1
(55.3)
2
(112.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(806.9)
16
(870.0)
21
(1,136)
25
(1,359)
16
(866.3)
24
(1,309)
7
(380.4)
6
(331.1)
9
(496.7)
7
(388.5)
6
(328.9)
4
(221.2)
4
(221.1)
6
(336.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(53.8)
3
(163.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(108.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index69.483.272.085.342.274.746.292.760.715.535.620.512.721.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Allentown, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
New Jersey average:

4.23
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Ancestries: Irish (19.9%), German (14.5%), Italian (11.7%), Polish (8.1%), American (7.8%), English (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/29/1889

Elevation: 82 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 2,921 people per square mile   (average).

Allentown, New Jersey map

67 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This borough:

3.6%
New Jersey:

22.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $9,293 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $8,391 (2.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Trenton, NJ (9.6 miles , pop. 85,403).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (32.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Robbinsville, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Yardville, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Yardville-Groveville, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Groveville, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Hamilton Square, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Mercerville-Hamilton Square, NJ (2.5 miles ),
White Horse, NJ (2.5 miles ),
Roosevelt borough, NJ (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.18 N, Longitude: 74.58 W

Area code: 609

Distribution of median household income in Allentown, NJ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Allentown, NJ in 2019
Allentown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.6%
New Jersey:

9.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +124 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in Allentown, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Allentown, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Top executives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Top executives (5.0%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)

Average climate in Allentown, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Allentown, New Jersey 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
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.1. This is about average.

City:

86.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.473. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.473
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.23. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.23
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.754. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.754
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Allentown-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Allentown borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1958, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allentown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Jersey state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.7 miles away from the city center
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 77.4 miles away from Allentown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 261.5 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 75.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 303.3 miles away from Allentown center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monmouth County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Allentown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Allentown:

  • HAMILTON SURGERY CENTER LLC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HAMILTON, NJ)
  • HAMILTON CONTINUING CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAMILTON, NJ)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOME - MEADOW LAKES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HIGHTSTOWN, NJ)
  • HAMILTON GROVE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HAMILTON, NJ)
  • MERCER COUNTY GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TRENTON, NJ)
  • SUN LAWN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HIGHTSTOWN, NJ)
  • WELLBOUND OF MERCER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; HAMILTON, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Allentown:

  • 10 miles: TRENTON (72 S. CLINTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: PRINCETON JUNCTION (WALLACE RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Allentown:

  • Mercer County Community College (about 7 miles; West Windsor, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,728)
  • Thomas Edison State College (about 11 miles; Trenton, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Rider University (about 12 miles; Lawrenceville, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,960)
  • The College of New Jersey (about 13 miles; Ewing, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,573)
  • Princeton University (about 13 miles; Princeton, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,897)
  • Burlington County College (about 15 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Beth Medrash Govoha (about 21 miles; Lakewood, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,700)

Public high school in Allentown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Allentown:

  • STONEBRIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 1252 YARDVILLE-ALLENTOWN ROAD, Grades: 5-8)
  • NEWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 27 HIGH STREET, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Allentown

Points of interest:

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Hotels: Four Seasons Upper Freehold (1 Minuteman Circle), Four Seasons at Upper Freehold (160 Ellisdale Road).

Birthplace of: Doc Imlay - Baseball player, George R. Robbins - Politician, John B. Montgomery - Navy admiral.

Monmouth 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 Allentown and their reported violations in the past:

ALLENTOWN WATER DEPT (Population served: 2,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
WHITE BIRCH FARM - MAIN WELL (Population served: 118, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WHITE BIRCH FARM - BARN #10 (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WHITE BIRCH FARM - BARN #6 (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • THE PORK ROLL STORE (Population served: 53, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.6 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

70.9%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Allentown (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Allentown Branch at 40 North Main Street, branch established on 1963/03/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Fulton Bank of New Jersey: Allentown Branch at 20 North Main Street, branch established on 1992/06/01. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $3,408.9 mil, Deposits: $2,816.1 mil, headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Allentown:

Marital status in Allentown, NJ
  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Allentown:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
New Jersey average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Allentown
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Allentown, NJ (based on Monmouth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic262,03148
Mainline Protestant37,657131
Other31,79470
Evangelical Protestant16,025106
Black Protestant6,50733
Orthodox6,3779
None269,989-
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: 165
Monmouth County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 117
Monmouth County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Monmouth County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 623
Here:

9.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monmouth County:

20.4%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.8%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Allentown:

57.9%
New Jersey:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Allentown:

59.5%
New Jersey:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Allentown:

27.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Allentown:

18.5%
New Jersey:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Allentown:

7.2%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Allentown:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Allentown:

64.2%
New Jersey:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.8%
State:

80.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Allentown, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$38,522$92,4531$1,191
Financial Administration 2$6,464$38,7841$744
Other Government Administration 1$5,092$61,1041$191
Police - Other 0$0 2$1,298
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$2,998
Totals for Government 8$50,078$75,1179$6,422

Allentown government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $603,000 ($339.72)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($36.06)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($4.51)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $629,000 ($354.37)
    Police Protection: $552,000 ($310.99)
    General - Other: $507,000 ($285.63)
    Water Utilities: $320,000 ($180.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $162,000 ($91.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000 ($66.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $104,000 ($58.59)
    Central Staff Services: $81,000 ($45.63)
    Financial Administration: $79,000 ($44.51)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($38.31)
    Health - Other: $29,000 ($16.34)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($5.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,000 ($2.82)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($1.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000 ($64.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $30,000 ($16.90)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($8.45)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($5.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $732,000 ($412.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($30.99)

Allentown government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $703,000 ($396.06)
    Other: $11,000 ($6.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $173,000 ($97.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $147,000 ($82.82)
    General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($12.96)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($2.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $511,000 ($287.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $404,000 ($227.61)
    General Local Government Support: $134,000 ($75.49)
    Other: $10,000 ($5.63)
  • Tax - Property: $1,603,000 ($903.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $30,000 ($16.90)
    Other License: $17,000 ($9.58)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($1.69)

Allentown government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,655,000 ($2059.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,959,000 ($1103.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,696,000 ($955.49)

Allentown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $357,000 ($201.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,479,000 ($833.24)

4.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($94,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,410 average AGI)
Monmouth County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ocean County, NJ  0.78% ($74,580 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.74% ($88,720)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.24% ($135,735)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($82,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,513 average AGI)
Monmouth County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ocean County, NJ  1.00% ($68,944 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.57% ($71,333)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.23% ($81,096)

Businesses in Allentown, NJ

  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Allentown:

  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUD (1260 AM; 5 kW; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WHWH (1350 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WTTM (1680 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOBM (1160 AM; 9 kW; LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: NORTH SHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Allentown:

  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WWFM (89.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W220AG (91.9 FM; LAWRENCEVILLE, ETC., NJ; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOC.)
  • WPST (97.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WTHK (94.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Allentown:

  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W25AW (Channel 25; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: WZBN TV, INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, 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.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)

Allentown fatal accident list:

Jul 8, 1995 03:29 PM, Main, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 495ft / 151mTotal length
  • $13,713,000Total costs
  • 1,380,322Total average daily traffic
  • 179,082Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Allentown, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 51900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 282010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Allentown, NJ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$262,0006$185,66756$238,5183$63,6672$151,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$144,0002$336,0004$282,7500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$322,0002$480,50010$284,1001$6,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$243,0003$165,66711$239,1820$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$230,7500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8120.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$221,5001$281,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8120.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Allentown, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Allentown, NJ - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 21. The highest number of fires - 42 took place in 2017, and the least - 5 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Allentown, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.0%), and Outside Fires (25.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Allentown, NJ
    • 19056.0%Structure Fires
    • 8525.1%Outside Fires
    • 6218.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Allentown, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Allentown, NJ
  • 86.3%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Allentown, NJ
  • 47.9%Utility gas
  • 46.4%Electricity
  • 4.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%No fuel used


Allentown compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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