Allentown demographics profile

StatisticAllentownNew JerseyNational
Population1,8908,915,456318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,170191
Median age41.839.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%45%43%
Speak English97%69%79%
Speak Spanish1%16%13%
Allentown, NJ has a population of 1,890 and is the 11,359th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,170 per sq mi which is 316917% higher than the New Jersey average and 3399% higher than the national average. The median age in Allentown is 42 which is approximately 6% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Allentown, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 70% of Allentown residents were born in New Jersey, 26% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Allentown is 316917% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Allentown is 6% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Allentown 92.43% of the population is White.
  • In Allentown 2.75% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Allentown 0.85% of the population is Asian.

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Allentown population breakdown by race

RaceAllentownNew JerseyNational
White92.43%68.15%73.35%
Black or African American2.75%13.54%12.63%
Asian0.85%9.19%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.90%2.53%3.06%
Other race3.07%6.35%4.75%
In Allentown, 3.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Allentown, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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