Freemansburg Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Freemansburg: Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America

About

Freemansburg is a city located in the county of Northampton in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,636 and a population density of 3,562 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,617 inhabitants.

The city was created 192 years ago in 1829.

Freemansburg Quick Facts

Population : 2,617 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Northampton County
Postal code : 18017
Area : 0.74 km2
Altitude : 1,066 feet / 325 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1830 (192 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:28:14 (25th May 2022)
Density : 3,536 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.73% (2010-2020)
Freemansburg locator map
Location of Freemansburg on Pennsylvania map.
Freeman House  Freemansburg PA image
Freeman House Freemansburg PA
Freeman House  Freemansburg PA image

Geography

Freemansburg is located at 40°37'35"N 75°20'45"W (40.6264900, -75.3457400).

Freemansburg map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Freemansburg decreased by 0.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,636 - census
2011 2,638 0.08% estimation process
2012 2,632 -0.23% estimation process
2013 2,623 -0.34% estimation process
2014 2,618 -0.19% estimation process
2015 2,609 -0.34% estimation process
2016 2,615 0.23% estimation process
2017 2,622 0.27% estimation process
2018 2,634 0.46% estimation process
2019 2,629 -0.19% estimation process
2020 2,617 -0.46% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 24,536
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 23,836
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 23,849
April 1, 2010 Population : 23,832
People under 5 years old, percentage : 2.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 7.1%
People over 65 (%) : 4.9%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 83.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 6.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 81.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 675
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 9.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 32.3%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 32.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $191,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,415
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $515
2015-2019 median gross rent : $875
2015-2019 Households : 6,494
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 41.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 91,216
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 223,776
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 426,242
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,943
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $32,360
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $16,321
Percentage of people living in poverty : 47.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,371
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 726
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 404
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 81
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,102
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 101
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,063
2010 population per square mile : 2,425.2
2010 land area in square miles : 9.83

Schools in Freemansburg

College & universities near Freemansburg, PA

Code Name City ZIP
491677 Lehigh Valley Barber School Bethlehem (PA) 18018-3906

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near Freemansburg, PA

Code Name Address Type
WHV White Haven, PA I-476, Exit 95/I-80, Exit 277, at Hwy 940 BUS
PAO Paoli 13 Lancaster Ave. RAIL
TRE Trenton Transit Center 72 South Clinton Avenue RAIL
ARD Ardmore Station Road and Lancaster Ave. RAIL
CWH Cornwells Heights 700 Station Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Freemansburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bethlehem Post Office Bethlehem (PA) 18016

Other cities in Northampton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Northampton County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bethlehem 74,892 City in Lehigh and Northampton counties, Pennsylvania, USA
Easton 26,978 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Lower Saucon 10,813 Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Northampton 9,852 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Hellertown 5,820 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Nazareth 5,688 Borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Bangor 5,210 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Palmer Heights 3,762 Census-designated place in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Pen Argyl 3,540 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Eastlawn Gardens 3,307 Census-designated place in Pennsylvania, United States of America
North Catasauqua 2,825 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Bath 2,756 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Wind Gap 2,732 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Old Orchard 2,434 Census-designated place in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Walnutport 2,115 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America
East Bangor 1,624 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Freemansburg distances to largest Pennsylvania cities