Northampton County PA Information

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Northampton County Subdivisions

Northampton County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 303,696
Population in Households 292,829
Population in Familes 239,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,867
Population Density1 822
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 115,943
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 79,135
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 122,986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81,969 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 33,974 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,043 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $226,428
Average Home Value $258,178
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,743
Average Household Income $80,899
Per Capita Income $31,139
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.44%
Households 0.4% 0.45%
Families 0.22% 0.34%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Northampton County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northampton County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 82nd
Population Density1 # 7 91st
Diversity Index2 # 8 90th
Median Household Income # 5 94th
Per Capita Income # 8 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.

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