Allentown SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
8

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Allentown, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Allentown (Pennsylvania Dutch: Allenschteddel) is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is Pennsylvania's third most populous city and the 224th largest city in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 118,032 and is currently the fastest growing city in all of Pennsylvania. It is the largest city in the metropolitan area known as the Lehigh Valley, which had a population of 821,623 residents as of 2010[update]. Allentown constitutes a portion of the New York City Combined Statistical Area and is the county seat of Lehigh County. In 2012, the city celebrated the 250th anniversary of its founding in 1762.
Population
120,128
Unemployment
12.4%
Poverty
27.3%
Median Home
$124,000
Median Income
$38,522
Median Rent
$938

Rankings for Allentown in Pennsylvania

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Map Of Allentown, PA

Population over time in Allentown

Year Population % Change
2017 120,128 0.4%
2016 119,624 0.3%
2015 119,261 0.4%
2014 118,793 0.4%
2013 118,285 0.3%
2012 117,942 0.5%
2011 117,386 0.8%
2010 116,398 -

Crime in Allentown Per 100k

Crime Allentown PA USA
Violent Crime 461.0 313.3 382.9
Murder 13.2 5.8 5.3
Robbery 222.6 92.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 167.2 182.6 248.9
Property Crime 2732.9 1649.4 2362.0
Burglary 524.7 250.3 430.4
Larceny 1954.9 1297.7 1694.0
Car Theft 253.3 101.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Allentown

White
34.4% (41,316)
African American
10.4% (12,468)
American Indian
0.2% (209)
Asian
2.1% (2,538)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (229)
Two Or More
2.1% (2,568)
Hispanic
50.6% (60,800)
Race Allentown PA USA
White 34.4% 77.3% 61.5%
African American 10.4% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 3.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 50.6% 6.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Allentown, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
11.0% (1,321,408)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.2% (985,049)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.9% (1,669,779)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (1,549,651)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (1,729,843)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.4% (2,330,483)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.1% (1,213,292)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.1% (852,908)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (204,217)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (156,166)
Income Allentown PA USA
Less than $10,000 11.0% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 4.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.9% 10.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 9.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 13.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.4% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.1% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.1% 14.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 5.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 5.5% 6.3%

Gender in Allentown

Female
51.6% (61,982)
Male
48.4% (58,145)
Gender Allentown PA USA
Female 51.6% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Allentown for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.3% (9,954)
9-12th Grade
13.4% (16,070)
High School / GED
37.2% (44,720)
Some College
18.2% (21,918)
Associate's Degree
7.9% (9,507)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (12,055)
Master's Degree
3.4% (4,085)
Professional Degree
0.9% (1,052)
Doctorate Degree
0.6% (763)
Education Allentown PA USA
< 9th Grade 8.3% 3.3% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 13.4% 6.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 37.2% 35.6% 27.3%
Some College 18.2% 16.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.9% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 18.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.4% 8.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.6% 1.4% 1.4%

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