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West Easton is a borough in Northampton County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The latitude of West Easton is 40.678N. The longitude is -75.237W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 269 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,164.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Easton 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 18042 ZIP code.
25% of West Easton residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Easton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Easton was $17,901, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of West Easton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Easton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $489. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $920.
Northampton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Easton political report.
The average commute time for West Easton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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