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Encyclopedia > Walnutport, Pennsylvania

Walnutport is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 2,043.


Geography

Walnutport is located at 40°45'6" North, 75°35'44" West (40.751554, -75.595574)1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.1 km˛ (0.8 mi˛). 1.9 km˛ (0.8 mi˛) of it is land and 0.2 km˛ (0.1 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 7.41% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 2,043 people, 809 households, and 584 families residing in the borough. The population density is 1,051.7/km˛ (2,727.6/mi˛). There are 865 housing units at an average density of 445.3/km˛ (1,154.8/mi˛). The racial makeup of the borough is 97.45% White, 0.39% African American, 0.34% Native American, 1.17% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. 1.52% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 809 households out of which 28.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% are married couples living together, 9.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% are non-families. 23.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 2.88.


In the borough the population is spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.1 males.


The median income for a household in the borough is $41,743, and the median income for a family is $44,844. Males have a median income of $35,729 versus $21,546 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $18,095. 8.5% of the population and 8.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.5% of those under the age of 18 and 12.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=40.751554&longitude=-75.595574&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=40.751554&lon=-75.595574&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-75.595574&lat=40.751554&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Walnutport, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (474 words)
Walnutport is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States.
The population of Walnutport was 2,043 at the 2000 census.
Walnutport is a part of the Northern Lehigh School District along with the Lehigh County municipalities of Washington Township and the Borough of Slatington.
Walnutport, Pennsylvania (PA) population and demographics data - Sperling's BestPlaces (103 words)
Walnutport, Pennsylvania (PA) population and demographics data - Sperling's BestPlaces
Compared to the rest of the country, Walnutport's cost of living is 1.00 % lower than the U.S. average.
The unemployment rate in Walnutport is 5.20 percent (U.S. avg.
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