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Northampton County
  • County in Pennsylvania

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade C
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

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Northampton County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 304,233. Northampton County is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. In Northampton County, most residents own their homes. In Northampton County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Northampton County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Northampton County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$223,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,106
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    280.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    21.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    46.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    160.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,155.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    57.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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