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Penn Forest is a township in Carbon County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The latitude of Penn Forest is 40.874N. The longitude is -75.683W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,439.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Penn Forest 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 18229 ZIP code.
23% of Penn Forest residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Penn Forest ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Penn Forest was $17,129, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Penn Forest residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Penn Forest, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $563. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $949.
Carbon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Penn Forest political report.
The average commute time for Penn Forest workers is 43 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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