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:   2017 (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
121,283

Age

PEOPLE OF Pennsylvania DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.60
5 To 17 18.95
18 To 24 12.45
25 To 34 15.70
35 To 54 23.71
55 To 64 9.82
65 Years And Over 11.76

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.7
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 78.3
COLLEGE GRADUATES 14.9

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Allentown 19024 16271.417519325143 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Allentown 38522 17817.72795393048 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
27.3%

Employment Industries in Allentown

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 15.8
Manufacturing 14.5
Retail 12.3
Transportation 8.7
Administration 8.1
Accommodation 7.4
Education 6.3
Construction 4.9
Wholesale 4.2
Other 3.6
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.3
Finance 3.3

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 34.4
Black Or African American 10.4
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 2.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.3
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 50.6

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 11.9
Irish 6.4
Italian 4.5
Pennsylvania German 2.5
English 2.0
Polish 1.9
Syrian 1.8
Dutch 1.2
Slovak 1.1
Hungarian 0.9
French 0.9
Austrian 0.8
Jamaican 0.7
Welsh 0.7
Ukrainian 0.7
Russian 0.7
African 0.5
Scottish 0.5
Lebanese 0.3
Lithuanian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 54.7
Spanish 39.1
Arabic 2.6
Vietnamese 0.6
Langs. of India 0.5
German/Yiddish 0.4
African languages 0.3
French 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
Slavic languages 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.2
Tagalog 0.2
Other Indo-European 0.2
Chinese 0.1
Korean 0.1
Russian 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Italian 0.1
Polish 0.1
Persian 0.1

Foreign Born Allentown Residents:
17.4%