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Hellertown is a borough in Northampton County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The community was named for Christopher and Simon Heller, settlers
The latitude of Hellertown is 40.579N. The longitude is -75.341W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 289 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,580.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hellertown 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 18055 ZIP code.
29% of Hellertown residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hellertown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hellertown was $20,119, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Hellertown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Hellertown include Ehrhart's Mill Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Hellertown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $474. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $993.
Libraries in Hellertown include Hellertown Area Library ... View libraries
Northampton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hellertown political report.
The average commute time for Hellertown workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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