Bath, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bath, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bath had a population of 2,733 as of July 1, 2016. Bath ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bath is located at latitude 40.7292 and longitude -75.3906 in Northampton County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bath (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 427 feet.

The Borough of Bath (GNIS ID: 1215490) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bath population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bath: Sleepy Hollow.

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Bath, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,733
Population in Households 2,667
Population in Familes 2,109
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 3,028
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 1,054
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 668
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 559 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 495 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $189,063
Average Home Value $219,320


Median Household Income $49,732
Average Household Income $63,356
Per Capita Income $24,964
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.37%
Households 0.09% 0.26%
Families -0.07% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Bath, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bath to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 489 72nd
Population Density1 # 424 76th
Diversity Index2 # 275 85th
Median Household Income # 877 50th
Per Capita Income # 876 50th

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