Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA

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2020 Population
150,759
0.704% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
45.4
1.34% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
6.18%
0.573% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$78,673
4.6% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$230,600
1.45% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA had a population of 151k people with a median age of 45.4 and a median household income of $78,673. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA grew from 149,705 to 150,759, a 0.704% increase and its median household income grew from $75,211 to $78,673, a 4.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.4%), White (Hispanic) (4.59%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.35%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.65%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.19%).

7.65% 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.

98.4% of the residents in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was $230,600, and the homeownership rate was 79.6%.

Most people in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.5 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 151k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 5.4% of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (8.05k people).

In 2020, there were 19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (132k people) in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.93k White (Hispanic) and 3.54k 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 (5,140 households), Italian (746 households), and German (453 households).

Citizenship

98.4%
2020 Citizenship
98.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.4% of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    132k ± 1.32k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6.93k ± 868
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.54k ± 547
7.29%
Hispanic Population
11k people

In 2020, there were 19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (132k people) in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.93k White (Hispanic) and 3.54k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.29% of the people in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are hispanic (11k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.4%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
8.05k people
5.23%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
7.74k people

As of 2018, 5.4% of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA residents (8.05k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was 5.23%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,140 households (3.57%)
  2. Italian
    746 households (0.518%)
  3. German
    453 households (0.314%)

7.65% 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 21.5%. 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 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was Spanish. 3.57% 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
    4,112 ± 317
  2. Korea
    1,130 ± 174
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,114 ± 265

Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA employs 75.7k people. The largest industries in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are Elementary & secondary schools (6,000 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,179 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,698 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($159,384), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($140,634), and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($126,267).

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

75.7k
2020 Value
1.99%
1 Year growth
± 1.99%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 1.99%, from 74.2k employees to 75.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA, are Cashiers (2,567 people), Registered nurses (2,156 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,036 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

75.7k
2020 Value
1.99%
1 Year growth
± 1.99%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 1.99%, from 74.2k employees to 75.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,000 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,179 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,698 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

$53,858
Median earning men ± $1,144
$35,142
Median earning women ± $1,812

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($100,152), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,088), and Public Administration ($73,803).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($77,375), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,384), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,813).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. $169B
  2. $115B
  3. $113B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania and New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $169B, followed by Electronics ($115B) and Mixed freight ($113B).

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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$649B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
108% growth
$734B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
99.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $649B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.35T by 2050.

Comparatively, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $734B. This is expected to increase 99.3% 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. $56.7B
  3. $42B

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 $56.7B and California and $42B.

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

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Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey 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 18 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
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey 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 18 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 2020, 0.625% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.347% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (42.6k), Bachelors Degree (23.4k), and Some college (20.9k).

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The median property value in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was $230,600 in 2020, which is 1 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $227,300 to $230,600, a 1.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is 79.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 29.5 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 $78,673. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

Property

$230,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,828
$46,437
Median Property Taxes
±$1,299

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

79.6%
Homeownership
2020
62.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 79.6% of the housing units in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

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.
$78,673
Median Household Income
± $2,545
58.3k
Number of Households
± 1,778

In 2020, the median household income of the 58.3k households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA grew to $78,673 from the previous year's value of $75,211.

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

0.436
2020 Wage GINI in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA
0.434
2019 Wage GINI in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA

In 2020, the income inequality in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.446% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85%)
  2. Carpooled (6.56%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.14%)

In 2020, 85% of workers in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.56%) and those who worked at home (6.14%).

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Commute Time

29.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA have a longer commute time (29.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.48% 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

6.18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA (9.21k out of 149k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

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 58.4% on employee plans, 9.34% on Medicaid, 16.7% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 0.482% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1179 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1189 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1135 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania
1,179 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,179 patients per year. This represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1,189 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.2% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 42.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.26%
Uninsured
58.4%
Employer Coverage
9.34%
Medicaid
16.7%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
0.482%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA declined by 8.41% from 3.56% to 3.26%.

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