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Allentown Summary
Allentown is located in Pennsylvania
Latitude: 40.596393
Longitude: -75.504412
Population: 152,315
Area: 61.73 sq. miles
Land: 61.17 sq. miles
Water: 0.56 sq. miles
Population Density: 2,489.90 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 254.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 484, 610
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Allentown Demographics

Allentown Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Male72,70447.73 %48.28 %49.04 %
Female79,61152.27 %51.72 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.91-0.930.96
Total Population152,315100.00 %--
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Allentown Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years9,8776.48 %5.93 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years10,6526.99 %6.74 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years10,6116.97 %7.03 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years10,1346.65 %6.93 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years9,8896.49 %6.08 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years20,23113.28 %12.71 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years23,32915.32 %15.86 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years19,88613.06 %13.88 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years7,0064.60 %5.05 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years5,8403.83 %4.17 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years11,5827.60 %7.89 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years9,3246.12 %5.80 %4.38 %
85 years and over3,9542.60 %1.93 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)36.9-39.037.7
18 years and over115,38875.76 %76.21 %74.27 %
Male
53,73935.28 %36.07 %35.85 %
Female
61,64940.47 %40.13 %38.42 %
21 years and over108,95871.53 %72.00 %69.92 %
62 years and over28,29418.58 %18.08 %14.65 %
65 years and over24,86016.32 %15.63 %12.42 %
Male
9,4946.23 %6.25 %5.12 %
Female
15,36610.09 %9.38 %7.30 %
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Allentown Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
One race148,15297.27 %98.84 %97.55 %
White
120,36279.02 %85.37 %75.21 %
Black or African American
8,9335.86 %9.97 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
3850.25 %0.15 %0.87 %
Asian
3,8342.52 %1.79 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
1,1260.74 %0.47 %0.59 %
Chinese
7780.51 %0.41 %0.85 %
Filipino
1620.11 %0.12 %0.65 %
Japanese
640.04 %0.06 %0.28 %
Korean
3250.21 %0.26 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
1,1030.72 %0.24 %0.39 %
Other Asian
2760.18 %0.23 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
830.05 %0.03 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
110.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
190.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
210.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
320.02 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
14,5559.56 %1.53 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)26,88217.65 %3.21 %13.70 %
Mexican
1,1100.73 %0.45 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
18,07611.87 %1.86 %2.46 %
Cuban
2700.18 %0.08 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
7,4264.88 %0.81 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino125,43382.35 %96.79 %86.30 %
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Allentown Social Profile

Allentown School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school38,446100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
2,3216.04 %6.50 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
2,0995.46 %5.07 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
17,94546.68 %44.00 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
8,08121.02 %22.00 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
8,00020.81 %22.42 %22.81 %
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Allentown Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over101,587100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
7,8477.72 %5.47 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
14,86914.64 %12.63 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
34,95134.40 %38.11 %28.63 %
High school or higher
78,87177.64 %81.90 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
15,55115.31 %15.54 %21.05 %
Associate degree
6,3046.21 %5.90 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
13,36813.16 %13.95 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
22,06521.72 %22.35 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
8,6978.56 %8.40 %8.86 %
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Allentown Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported166,717100.00 %--
Arab3,1981.92 %0.36 %0.42 %
Czech9180.55 %0.52 %0.59 %
Danish1270.08 %0.12 %0.50 %
Dutch3,5182.11 %1.88 %1.58 %
English7,0944.26 %7.12 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)2,1471.29 %1.56 %2.90 %
French Canadian4470.27 %0.23 %0.85 %
German38,30722.98 %22.95 %14.93 %
Greek9210.55 %0.42 %0.40 %
Hungarian3,6862.21 %0.97 %0.49 %
Irish14,9888.99 %14.61 %10.65 %
Italian11,3816.83 %10.45 %5.47 %
Lithuanian6200.37 %0.58 %0.23 %
Norwegian4190.25 %0.29 %1.56 %
Polish5,7583.45 %6.07 %3.12 %
Portuguese1680.10 %0.10 %0.41 %
Russian2,0491.23 %1.32 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish1,1780.71 %1.61 %1.50 %
Scottish1,6450.99 %1.36 %1.70 %
Slovak4,2272.54 %1.79 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African6170.37 %0.43 %0.62 %
Swedish6330.38 %0.78 %1.39 %
Swiss4510.27 %0.44 %0.32 %
Ukrainian2,5091.50 %0.90 %0.31 %
United States or American6,4063.84 %4.66 %7.18 %
Welsh2,5541.53 %1.34 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)8270.50 %0.27 %0.65 %
Other ancestries49,92429.95 %16.86 %31.89 %
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Allentown Economy

Allentown Employment

GroupNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over119,173100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
55,66446.71 %47.45 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
63,50953.29 %52.55 %51.68 %
In labor force
72,65560.97 %61.91 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
37,93552.21 %53.02 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
34,72047.79 %46.98 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
72,63060.95 %61.83 %63.10 %
Employed
68,41057.40 %58.33 %59.39 %
Unemployed
4,2203.54 %3.50 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-5.81 %5.66 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
250.02 %0.08 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
46,51839.03 %38.09 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers59,11686.41 %82.38 %78.40 %
Government workers5,8238.51 %11.30 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,3764.93 %6.01 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers950.14 %0.31 %0.31 %
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Allentown Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations21,38131.25 %32.57 %33.60 %
Service occupations10,60115.50 %14.83 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations18,82727.52 %26.98 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1030.15 %0.47 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,1617.54 %8.86 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations12,33718.03 %16.30 %14.63 %
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Allentown Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2170.32 %1.30 %1.87 %
Construction3,3664.92 %6.00 %6.80 %
Manufacturing13,70220.03 %16.03 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade2,6073.81 %3.56 %3.60 %
Retail trade8,00111.70 %12.10 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,2464.74 %5.38 %5.19 %
Information2,1973.21 %2.63 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4,2236.17 %6.58 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5,6548.26 %8.47 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services14,12920.65 %21.88 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services5,2727.71 %7.04 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)4,0515.92 %4.85 %4.88 %
Public administration1,7452.55 %4.17 %4.83 %
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Allentown Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Households59,546100.00 %4,778,799106,788,273
Less than $10,000
5,7999.74 %9.75 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
4,4217.42 %6.98 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
9,13615.34 %13.75 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
8,34714.02 %13.26 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
9,79316.45 %16.93 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
11,03418.53 %19.46 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
5,1178.59 %9.57 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
3,9376.61 %6.64 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
9471.59 %1.76 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
1,0151.70 %1.90 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$38,599.80-$38,819.75$39,349.33
Average household size2.45-2.522.58
Average income per member of household$15,780.78-$15,434.68$15,252.86
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Allentown Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over67,121100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
51,64276.94 %76.45 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
7,85711.71 %10.39 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,8662.78 %5.21 %4.73 %
Walked
3,5375.27 %4.13 %2.94 %
Other means
6050.90 %0.85 %1.20 %
Worked at home
1,6142.40 %2.96 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.32 minutes-26.5 minutes26.3 minutes
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Allentown Housing

Allentown Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units63,978100.00 %5,246,966117,282,697
Occupied housing units
59,51993.03 %91.04 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
36,57157.16 %64.91 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
22,94835.87 %26.12 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
4,4596.97 %8.96 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
1910.30 %2.78 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate3.58 %-1.75 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate7.30 %-6.67 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.67-2.592.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.14-2.282.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units63,995100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
23,48936.70 %55.90 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
19,22230.04 %17.92 %5.68 %
2 units
3,9186.12 %5.22 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
4,5587.12 %4.61 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
3,6145.65 %3.43 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
3,9386.15 %2.51 %3.99 %
20 or more units
4,5237.07 %5.41 %8.59 %
Mobile home
7251.13 %4.92 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
80.01 %0.09 %0.22 %
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Allentown Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units63,995100.00 %--
1 room
1,1771.84 %1.19 %2.21 %
2 rooms
2,6414.13 %2.72 %4.88 %
3 rooms
7,04811.01 %7.68 %10.06 %
4 rooms
8,24612.89 %12.72 %15.95 %
5 rooms
9,57714.97 %17.62 %20.92 %
6 rooms
12,72419.88 %23.25 %18.39 %
7 rooms
9,06414.16 %14.62 %11.98 %
8 rooms
7,53411.77 %10.70 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
5,9849.35 %9.50 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.5-5.85.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units59,495100.00 %--
1.00 or less
57,51296.67 %89.30 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1,1801.98 %1.16 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
8031.35 %0.58 %2.54 %
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Allentown Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas18,52428.95 %46.75 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas9981.56 %2.77 %5.96 %
Electricity19,52130.50 %14.99 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.19,64830.70 %23.19 %8.06 %
Coal or coke3130.49 %1.30 %0.12 %
Wood1870.29 %1.45 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel1820.28 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used1220.19 %0.19 %1.25 %
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Allentown Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units33,830100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
2,9948.85 %15.06 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
15,10544.65 %37.37 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
8,62225.49 %24.33 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
3,81811.29 %11.91 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
2,2226.57 %7.43 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
8922.64 %2.92 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
1620.48 %0.82 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
150.04 %0.15 %0.56 %
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Allentown Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage21,67164.06 %62.24 %69.56 %
Less than $300
570.17 %0.32 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
8282.45 %3.76 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
2,7758.20 %9.35 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
7,17621.21 %17.24 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
6,53119.31 %18.91 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
2,8528.43 %7.63 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1,4524.29 %5.04 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged12,15935.94 %37.76 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent11,96235.36 %37.77 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent6,35718.79 %17.62 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent4,91314.52 %13.83 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent3,2779.69 %9.14 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent2,0245.98 %5.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more5,07715.01 %15.10 %15.91 %
Not computed2200.65 %0.85 %0.85 %
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Allentown Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units22,872100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
1,4906.51 %6.33 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
1,5666.85 %6.63 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
5,61824.56 %28.85 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
8,90938.95 %33.72 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
3,47715.20 %12.39 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
8853.87 %4.84 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
3751.64 %1.47 %2.89 %
No cash rent
5522.41 %5.78 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)3,07413.44 %59.89 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent3,72716.30 %19.23 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent3,18313.92 %14.35 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent3,25214.22 %12.28 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent2,92312.78 %10.37 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent1,5986.99 %6.91 %7.32 %
35 percent or more7,14731.25 %28.65 %29.47 %
Not computed1,0424.56 %8.21 %7.77 %

Allentown Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
None8,87813.87 %11.69 %9.57 %
122,38434.98 %31.78 %31.22 %
220,94032.72 %34.14 %34.76 %
3 or more7,29311.40 %13.43 %15.45 %
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