East Allen Township, Pennsylvania

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East Allen Township is a township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. East Allen Township is located in the Lehigh Valley region of the state.

The population of East Allen Township was 4,903 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 14.4 square miles (37.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,903 people, 1,864 households, and 1,461 families residing in the township. The population density was 339.9 people per square mile (131.2/km²). There were 1,907 housing units at an average density of 132.2/sq mi (51.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.65% White, 0.49% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.51% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population.

There were 1,864 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 32.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $55,694, and the median income for a family was $59,007. Males had a median income of $40,194 versus $28,387 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,684. About 2.5% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 1.6% of those age 65 or over.

Public education

The Township is served by the Northampton Area School District.


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