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East Penn is a township in Carbon County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The latitude of East Penn is 40.741N. The longitude is -75.751W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,211 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,461.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Penn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carbon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18211 ZIP code.
34% of East Penn residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Penn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Penn was $17,545, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of East Penn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in East Penn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $434. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,069.
Carbon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Penn political report.
The average commute time for East Penn workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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