Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA

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2021 Population
153,983
2.14% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
45
0.881% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
6.52%
5.46% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$83,610
6.28% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$238,500
3.43% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA had a population of 154k people with a median age of 45 and a median household income of $83,610.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.9%), White (Hispanic) (4.25%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.49%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.64%).

7.88% of the households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.5% of the residents in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was $238,500, and the homeownership rate was 80.1%.

Most people in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29 minutes. The average car ownership in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is home to a population of 154k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2021, 5.22% of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (8.03k people).

In 2021, there were 20.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (132k people) in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.55k White (Hispanic) and 3.83k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are Spanish (5,122 households), Italian (594 households), and Hindi (502 households).

Citizenship

98.5%
2021 Citizenship
98.4%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 98.5% of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    132k ± 1.48k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6.55k ± 840
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.83k ± 703
7.79%
Hispanic Population
12k people

In 2021, there were 20.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (132k people) in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.55k White (Hispanic) and 3.83k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.79% of the people in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are hispanic (12k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

5.22%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.03k people
5.25%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
7.92k people

As of 2021, 5.22% of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA residents (8.03k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,122 households (3.48%)
  2. Italian
    594 households (0.404%)
  3. Hindi
    502 households (0.341%)

7.88% of the households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was Spanish. 3.48% of the households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,054 ± 389
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,211 ± 319
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,197 ± 302

Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA employs 78.1k people. The largest industries in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are Elementary & secondary schools (6,433 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,269 people), and Construction (4,046 people), and the highest paying industries are Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($184,487), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($146,042), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($132,458).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
36,687
Women
48.5%
39,012
Men
51.5%

The workforce of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA in 2020 was 75,699 people, with 48.5% woman, and 51.5% men.

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Occupations

78.1k
2021 Value
3.16%
1 Year growth
± 3.16%

In 2021, there were 78.1k employees (± 0) in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA, are Cashiers (2,236 people), Registered nurses (2,118 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,089 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

78.1k
2021 Value
3.16%
1 Year growth
± 3.16%

In 2021, there were 78.1k employees (± 0) in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,433 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,269 people), and Construction (4,046 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,814
Median earning men ± $1,292
$38,404
Median earning women ± $1,639

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Information ($88,625), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,434), and Public Administration ($77,422).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($66,875), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,926), and Wholesale Trade ($49,438).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania and New Jersey to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $174B
  2. $117B
  3. $112B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania and New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $174B, followed by Mixed freight ($117B) and Electronics ($112B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$634B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
113% growth
$722B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
103% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $634B. This is expected to increase 113% to $1.35T by 2050.

Comparatively, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $722B. This is expected to increase 103% to $1.46T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania and New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania and New Jersey to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $187B
  2. $57.2B
  3. $41.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania and New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $187B, followed by Ohio with $57.2B and Maryland and $41.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania and New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.614% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.551% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (42.2k), Bachelors Degree (24.7k), and Some college (20.9k).

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The median property value in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was $238,500 in 2021, which is 0.974 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $230,600 to $238,500, a 3.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is 80.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 29 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is $83,610. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA with a value of $116,136, followed by West Chester Borough PUMA, PA and Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $116,082 and $115,994.

Property

$238,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$4,653
$47,895
Median Property Taxes
±$1,413

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

80.1%
Homeownership
N/A
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In N/A, 80.1% of the housing units in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA with a value of $116,136, followed by West Chester Borough PUMA, PA and Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $116,082 and $115,994.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$83,610
Median Household Income
± $1,917
59.6k
Number of Households
± 1,794

In 2021, the median household income of the 59.6k households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was $83,610.

The following chart displays the households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.427
2021 Wage GINI in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA
0.436
2020 Wage GINI in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA

In 2021, the income inequality in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was 0.427 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.11% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.43%)
  3. Carpooled (6.79%)

In 2021, 82.7% of workers in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.43%) and those who carpooled to work (6.79%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

29 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA have a longer commute time (29 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 4.17% of the workforce in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.52% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA (9.92k out of 152k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96.7% of the population of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 60.1% on employee plans, 9.32% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 0.477% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1222 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1406 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 421 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1171 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1179 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,222 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania
1,171 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,222 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,235 patients).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,171 patients per year. This represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1,179 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania and New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.4% under 18 years, 16.9% between 18 and 34 years, 42.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.32%
Uninsured
60.1%
Employer Coverage
9.32%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
0.477%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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