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Northampton is a borough in Northampton County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Northampton. For links to other places called Northampton, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Northampton is 40.686N. The longitude is -75.497W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 325 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,599.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Northampton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Northampton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Allentown-Bethlehem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18067 ZIP code.
30% of Northampton residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Northampton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Northampton was $19,516, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Northampton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Northampton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $418. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,026.
Libraries in Northampton include Northampton Area Public Library ... View libraries
Northampton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Northampton political report.
The average commute time for Northampton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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