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Northampton is a township in Somerset County, in the Johnstown 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 39.883N. The longitude is -78.883W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,211 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 366.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Northampton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Somerset 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 15538 ZIP code.
51% of Northampton residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $15,021, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Northampton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Somerset County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Northampton political report.
The average commute time for Northampton workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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