Allentown, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Allentown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Allentown had a population of 1,891 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Allentown is located at latitude 40.1786 and longitude -74.5901 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Allentown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Borough of Allentown (GNIS ID: 885137) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Allentown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Allentown: Allen Town, Allens Town, Allenstown.


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Allentown, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,891
Population in Households 1,891
Population in Familes 1,604
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,128
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 733
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 518
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 535 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $318,529
Average Home Value $342,991
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $105,128
Average Household Income $116,680
Per Capita Income $45,228
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.35%
Households 0.65% 0.41%
Families 0.6% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Allentown, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allentown to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 408 25th
Population Density1 # 218 60th
Diversity Index2 # 395 28th
Median Household Income # 122 78th
Per Capita Income # 168 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.