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The county is in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 282,554. This was an increase of 5.80% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Northampton County was $30,133. This was an increase of 21.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 97% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
24% of Northampton County residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Northampton County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Northampton County include Altonah Cemetery, Arndts and Messinger Cemetery, Berlinsville Cemetery, Blessed Virgin Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Centerville Stone Church Cemetery, Danielsville Union Cemetery, East Bangor Cemetery, Easton Cemetery, Easton Heights Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Northampton County include Ackermanville, Allen, Bangor, Bath, Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Bushkill, Butztown, Chapman, Cherryville ... View communities
Colleges in Northampton County include Lafayette College, Lehigh University, Moravian College, Northampton County Area Community College ... View colleges
School districts in Northampton County include Bangor Area SD, Bethlehem Area SD, Easton Area SD, Nazareth Area SD, Northampton Area SD, Pen Argyl Area SD, Saucon Valley SD, Wilson Area SD ... View school districts
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Libraries in Northampton County include Bangor Public Library, Bethlehem Area Public Library, Easton Area Public Library, Hellertown Area Library, Mary Meuser Memorial Library, Mem Library of Nazareth & Vicinity, Northampton Area Public Library, Palmer Library, South Side Branch, South Side Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Northampton County include Express-Times ... View newspapers
Northampton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Northampton County political report.
Hotels in Northampton County include Comfort Suites University, Courtyard by Marriott, Extended Stay Bethlehem, Fairfield Inn Marriott, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, Radisson Hotel, Residence Inn
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