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Allentown, NJ

Allentown is in New Jersey.
1,892
Allentown Population12
$
105,938
Median Household Income2
5.4
%
Unemployment Rate15
 

City Score

 

Population

Allentown is one of the few cities outside of New York City that has been getting younger. Since 2010, the median age decreased by 2.2 years, as compared to the median age of New Jersey which increased by 3.6%.

Age

40
Median Age7
3.5
%
Population Growth Since 201012

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. New Jersey average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Race

55.8
%
New Jersey Population, White18
61.1
%
United States Population, White18

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Housing

Rent

$
1229
Monthly Average11
20
%
Renters11

Average Home Value6

 

Employment

Income

29.8
%
$100,000+9
7.7
%
<$25,0009

Distribution by Industry2

 

Politics

2020 Presidential Election Results19

Representatives

Governor13 Phil Murphy
Democratic
Senator13 Bob Menendez
Democratic
Senator13 Cory Booker
Democratic
House of Representative13 Chris Smith
Republican
State Senator13 Samuel Thompson
Republican
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Morristown Medical Center, is 42.7 miles from the center of Allentown, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, is 30.8 miles away

Nearest Hospitals

 

Safety

In New Jersey, 8.9% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, which is a decrease from 2000 when 10.8% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks14
Yes
Permit to Purchase Law14

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Sources