Bath, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Bath, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bath had a population of 2,810 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bath: Sleepy Hollow.

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Bath, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,810
Population in Households 2,742
Population in Familes 2,150
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 3,113
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $53,876
Average Household Income $72,075
Per Capita Income $28,437


Total Housing Units 1,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 547 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 541 (45.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $192,634
Average Home Value $222,898


Total Households 1,088
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 685
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.52% 0.55%
Households 0.46% 0.51%
Families 0.25% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

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, 2018 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 # 481 73rd
Population Density # 396 78th
Diversity Index # 269 85th
Median Household Income # 790 55th
Per Capita Income # 700 60th

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