Allentown, PA
Demographic Data



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Allentown Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Allentown Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
120,443

Age

PEOPLE OF Pennsylvania DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.36
5 To 17 19.08
18 To 24 12.28
25 To 34 15.09
35 To 54 24.17
55 To 64 10.23
65 Years And Over 11.78

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.7
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 78.3
COLLEGE GRADUATES 15.4

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Allentown 18380 16431.026182574005 #EE2025
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Allentown 37256 17957.92805755396 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
26.7%

Employment Industries in Allentown

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.7
Manufacturing 14.8
Retail 12.2
Accommodation 8.2
Administration 7.6
Transportation 6.9
Education 6.6
Construction 4.8
Wholesale 4.1
Finance 3.6
Other 3.5
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.1
Arts 2.2
Public Service 2.2

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 35.8
Black Or African American 10.7
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 2.0
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.3
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 49.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 12.1
Irish 6.9
Italian 4.6
Pennsylvania German 2.6
Polish 2.2
English 2.1
Syrian 1.8
Dutch 1.2
Slovak 1.1
French 1.0
Hungarian 1.0
Austrian 0.8
Welsh 0.8
Ukrainian 0.8
Jamaican 0.8
Russian 0.6
Scottish 0.4
African 0.4
Lebanese 0.3
Lithuanian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 56.0
Spanish 37.9
Arabic 2.4
Langs. of India 0.5
Vietnamese 0.5
German/Yiddish 0.4
African languages 0.4
French 0.2
Chinese 0.2
Korean 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.2
Slavic languages 0.2
Other Indo-European 0.2
Italian 0.1
Russian 0.1
Persian 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Polish 0.1
Greek 0.1

Foreign Born Allentown Residents:
16.3%