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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 369.7 square miles
Population Density 805.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 299,791
Population change 0.7%
Under 5 years of age 5%
Under 18 20.8%
65 and over 17%
Females 51%
White 88.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 11.7
Asian 2.8%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 6.1%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 26.6%
Veterans 22,090
Households and Housing
Households 112,189
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.8%
Median household income $60,097
The per capita income $29,266
Live below the poverty line. 9.7%
housing units 120,669
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $212,100
Residents owning their homes. 73.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 21,066
Women-owned firms 28.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 4.3%
Black-owned firms 3.2%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $3,405,008
Retail sales per capita $11,550
Manufacturers shipments $3,923,120
Merchant wholesaler sales $9,815,918