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Whitehall township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

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Whitehall township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 27,714
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 27,714
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 26,796
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 3.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 26,738
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.4%
Female persons, percent
52.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
80.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
6.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
2.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
17.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
69.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 1,886
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 16.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 61.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $179,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,524
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $574
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $1,037
Building permits, 2018 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 10,983
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.47
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 86.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 24.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 84.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 78.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 90.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 26.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 8.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 66.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 60.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 95,936
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 80,595
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 93,166
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 212,356
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,020,777
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $37,667
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 23.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $60,104
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $28,782
Persons in poverty, percent
8.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 X
Total employment, 2016 X
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 X
All firms, 2012 1,822
Men-owned firms, 2012 930
Women-owned firms, 2012 567
Minority-owned firms, 2012 342
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,280
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 137
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,492
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 2,127.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 12.57
FIPS Code 4207784528
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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