palmerton Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 216 7.8 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 1,656 59.8 % 32.6 %
Some College 498 18.0 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 267 9.6 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 131 4.7 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 2,142 77.4 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 293 10.6 % 10.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 5,352 - -
19 years old and under 1,176 22.0 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 1,796 33.6 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 1,444 27.0 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 936 17.5 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 4,703 97.1 % 84.6 %
Spanish 140 2.9 % 14.3 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 508 27.8 % 33.5 %
Married 966 52.9 % 50.5 %
Separated 16 0.9 % 2.6 %
Divorced 337 18.4 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 2,377 - -
Occupied Housing Units 2,218 93.3 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 159 6.7 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,098 46.2 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 781 32.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 29 1.2 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 88 3.7 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 116 4.9 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 29 1.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 225 9.5 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 11 0.5 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 63 2.7 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 82 3.4 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 124 5.2 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 97 4.1 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 449 18.9 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,471 61.9 % 13.0 %
Electric 567 23.9 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 1,169 49.2 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 332 14.0 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 27 1.1 % 4.1 %
Coal 66 2.8 % 0.1 %
Wood 42 1.8 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 15 0.6 % 0.4 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 5,180 100.0 % 75.5 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 48,617 55,775
Median Family Income 61,990 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 22,718 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 56.25 %
  • Temperature 73.53 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.87 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 4.99
    [CDD] 2.17
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.09 %
6.0 0.02 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com