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Emmaus is a borough in Lehigh County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The community was named after biblical village
The latitude of Emmaus is 40.539N. The longitude is -75.497W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 446 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,243.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Emmaus demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lehigh 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 18049 ZIP code.
33% of Emmaus residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Emmaus ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Emmaus was $23,245, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Emmaus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Emmaus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $548. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,088.
Libraries in Emmaus include Emmaus Public Library ... View libraries
Lehigh County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Emmaus political report.
The average commute time for Emmaus workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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