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  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Northampton is a suburb of Allentown with a population of 9,847. Northampton is in Northampton County. Living in Northampton offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Northampton there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Northampton and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Northampton are above average.

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About Northampton...
Population
9,847

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$174,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,011
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    10.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    80.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    688
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    30.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

Working in Northampton

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,285
National
$62,843

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