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Freemansburg is a borough in Northampton County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The community was named for Richard Freeman, settler
The latitude of Freemansburg is 40.626N. The longitude is -75.346W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 318 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,882.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Freemansburg 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 18017 ZIP code.
19% of Freemansburg residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Freemansburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Freemansburg was $17,983, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Freemansburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Freemansburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $494. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $951.
Northampton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Freemansburg political report.
The average commute time for Freemansburg workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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