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

The community was named after biblical town

The latitude of Nazareth is 40.740N. The longitude is -75.31W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,009.


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Median household income
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$39,038
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Nazareth demographic reports
Moravian settlement
Nearby parks & recreation: Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center
Historic sites and museums: Whitefield House Museum
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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... a quiet town reminiscent of the Old World, laid out around a small rectangle fringed with gray stone houses.
-- WPA Guide to Pennsylvania, 1940

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33% of Nazareth residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nazareth ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nazareth was $21,292, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Nazareth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Nazareth include Jacobsburg Historic District, Nazareth Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Nazareth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $511.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $993.


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Libraries in Nazareth include Mem Library of Nazareth & Vicinity ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Nazareth workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ ... a quiet town reminiscent of the Old World, laid out around a small rectangle fringed with gray stone houses. ”
~ WPA Guide to Pennsylvania, 1940

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