Bath, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bath, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bath is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Northampton County at latitude 40.7292 and longitude -75.3906. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 427 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Bath, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bath, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bath indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bath: Sleepy Hollow.

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Bath, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,741
Population in Households 2,675
Population in Familes 2,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 3,037
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 1,069
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 677
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 570 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 499 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $177,459
Average Home Value $253,816


Median Household Income $47,209
Average Household Income $60,431
Per Capita Income $23,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.42% 0.43%
Households 0.47% 0.43%
Families 0.21% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
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 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 493 72nd
Population Density1 # 422 76th
Diversity Index2 # 281 84th
Median Household Income # 950 46th
Per Capita Income # 954 46th

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