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Bangor is a borough in Northampton County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.

The community was named for the city in Wales.

The latitude of Bangor is 40.865N. The longitude is -75.206W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 518 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,275.


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Median household income
Local
$36,382
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bangor demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Blue Valley Farm Show - Aug. 21-25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bangor web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bangor demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Northampton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Allentown-Bethlehem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18013 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Bangor residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bangor ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bangor was $17,742, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Bangor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bangor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $454.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,059.


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Libraries in Bangor include Bangor Public Library ... View libraries

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Northampton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bangor political report.

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The average commute time for Bangor workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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