Bangor, PA Population

Population: 5,319. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,305 (-0.3% change)
Males: 2,536 (47.7%), Females: 2,783 (52.3%)

Northampton County

Zip code: 18013

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $36,382
Median house value: $90,300

Races in Bangor:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: Italian (23.1%), German (22.0%), Irish (13.7%), English (11.6%), Welsh (10.0%), Dutch (7.6%).

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bangor

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bangor borough

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -147 (-2.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bangor:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bangor:

  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 22 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 48 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 51 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Abbreviation: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bangor:

  • BRADEN AIRPARK (about 10 miles; EASTON, PA; Abbreviation: N43)
  • STROUDSBURG-POCONO (about 13 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: N53)
  • BLAIRSTOWN (about 18 miles; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Abbreviation: 1N7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bangor:

  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 13 miles; EASTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,218)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 14 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 29 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS (about 45 miles; RANDOLPH, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,202)

Schools

Public high school in Bangor:

  • BANGOR AREA HS (Students: 1,201; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Bangor:

  • PIUS X HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 287; Location: 580 THIRD AVENUE; Grades: 7 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bangor:

  • DEFRANCO EL SCH (Students: 846; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • FIVE POINTS EL SCH (Students: 796; Grades: KG – 03)
  • BANGOR AREA MS (Students: 643; Location: 401 POINTS RICHMOND RD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • WASHINGTON EL SCH (Students: 231; Grades: KG – 03)

Libraries

Library in Bangor:

  • BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $96,412; Location: 39 SOUTH MAIN ST; 27,960 books; 228 audio materials; 281 video materials; 43 serial subscriptions)