Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA

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Population

148,340

0.273% growth

Median Age

44.8


Median Household Income

$70,020

2.03% growth

Poverty Rate

6.29%


Number of Employees

71,465

2.6% growth

Median Property Value

$217,200

1.45% growth

About

In 2017, Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA had a population of 148k people with a median age of 44.8 and a median household income of $70,020. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA grew from 147,936 to 148,340, a 0.273% increase and its median household income grew from $68,626 to $70,020, a 2.03% increase.

The population of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is 88.8% White Alone, 5.52% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.48% Black or African American Alone. 7% of the people in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is $217,200, and the homeownership rate is 79.6%. Most people in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA employs 71.5k people. The largest industries in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are Elementary & secondary schools (5,020 people), Hospitals (4,109 people), and Construction (3,186 people), and the highest paying industries are Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing ($150,782), Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($149,800), and Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($131,437).

Median household income in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is $70,020. Males in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,527. The income inequality in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.44, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,020

2017 value

± $1,518

2.03%

1 Year Growth

± 3.26%

Households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $70,020, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $68,626 in 2016, which represents a 2.03% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$66,053

Average Male Salary

± $7,510

$51,527

Average Female Salary

± $7,867

In 2017, full-time male employees in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA made 1.28 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Two or More Races

    $63,564 ± $74,185

  2. Black

    $52,617 ± $20,191

  3. White

    $50,588 ± $4,944

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.44

2017 Wage GINI

0.443

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was 0.44 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.74% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, 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 $107,007, followed by Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA and King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,302 and $103,802.

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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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.29% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA (9.21k out of 146k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 18 - 24.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    8,212 ± 649

  2. Hispanic

    1,191 ± 328

  3. Black

    222 ± 149

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

71.5k

2017 Value

2.6%

1 Year growth

± 2.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 2.6%, from 69.7k employees to 71.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA, are Registered nurses (2,266 people), Cashiers (2,205 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,111 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Registered nurses (2,266 people), Cashiers (2,205 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,111 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents (4.87 times higher than expected), Speechlanguage pathologists (4.54 times), and Construction & building inspectors (3.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Industrial production managers ($275,346), Physicians & surgeons ($166,308), and Computer & information systems managers ($162,451).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

71.5k

2017 Value

2.6%

1 Year growth

± 2.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 2.6%, from 69.7k employees to 71.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,020 people), Hospitals (4,109 people), and Construction (3,186 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,020 people), Hospitals (4,109 people), and Construction (3,186 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Cement, concrete, lime, & gypsum product manufacturing (8.87 times higher than expected), Sugar & confectionery products (5.95 times), and Metal forgings & stampings (5.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing ($150,782), Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($149,800), and Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($131,437).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $83B

  2. $50.6B

  3. $49.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $83B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($50.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($49.7B).

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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$618B

2015 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

54.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $618B. This is expected to increase 54.4% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania 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 to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $61B

  2. $57.7B

  3. $33.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $61B, followed by New Jersey with $57.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

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

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Health

94.5% of the population of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 57.8% on employee plans, 8.4% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 0.656% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,232 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1,228 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,634

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,407

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,243

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.51%

Uninsured

57.8%

Employer Coverage

8.4%

Medicaid

14.9%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

0.656%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 5.51%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is home to a population of 148k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is composed of 132k White Alone residents (88.8%), 8.19k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.52%), 3.68k Black or African American Alone residents (2.48%), 2.97k Asian Alone residents (2%), 1.45k Two or More Races residents (0.98%), 235 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.158%), 145 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0977%), and 3 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00202%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are Spanish (3,836 speakers), German (579 speakers), and Polish (533 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was 44.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

5.23%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

7.74k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was 5.23%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    906 ± 737 people

  2. India

    741 ± 667 people

  3. Poland

    648 ± 624 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 906 Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA residents, followed by India with 741 and Poland with 648.

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Citizenship

98.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    132k ± 969

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    8.19k ± 1.01k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    3.68k ± 547

In 2017, there were 16.1 times more White Alone residents (132k people) in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.19k Hispanic or Latino and 3.68k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    3,836 speakers (2.72%)

  2. German

    579 speakers (0.411%)

  3. Polish

    533 speakers (0.378%)

7% of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was Spanish. 2.72% of the overall population of Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA are native Spanish speakers. 0.411% speak German and 0.378% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    4,107 ± 336

  2. Korea

    1,142 ± 183

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,031 ± 241

Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was $217,200 in 2017, which is 0.998 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $214,100 to $217,200, a 1.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is 79.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 28.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$70,020

Median Household Income

± $1,518

57.4k

Number of Households

± 1,437

In 2017, the median household income of the 57.4k households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA grew to $70,020 from the previous year's value of $68,626.

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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Housing

Property Value

$217,200

2017 Median

± $2,706

$214,100

2016 Median

± $2,976

In 2017, the median property value in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA grew to to $217,200 from the previous year's value of $214,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA 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.

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Rent vs Own

79.6%

2017 Homeownership

79.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 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 79.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

28.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA have a longer commute time (28.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.71% of the workforce in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.9%

  2. Carpooled

    6.63%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.64%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Northampton County (North) PUMA, PA was Drove Alone (86.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.63%) and those who Worked At Home (3.64%).

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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