Coplay, PA Population

Population: 3,387. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,371 (-0.5% change)
Males: 1,568 (46.3%), Females: 1,819 (53.7%)

Lehigh County

Zip code: 18037

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $38,679
Median house value: $97,000

Races in Coplay:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (36.0%), Italian (8.1%), United States (5.5%), Hungarian (4.9%), Slovak (4.9%), Irish (4.6%).

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Coplay

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coplay borough

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

2.5% Foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.4% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +121 (+3.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Coplay:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Coplay:

  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 5 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 38 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 49 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Coplay:

  • ALLENTOWN QUEEN CITY MUNI (about 8 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: 1N9)
  • SLATINGTON (about 9 miles; SLATINGTON, PA; Abbreviation: 69N)
  • BELTZVILLE (about 15 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA; Abbreviation: 14N)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coplay:

  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 6 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 20 miles; EASTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,218)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 22 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 36 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
Public primary/middle school in Coplay:

  • IRONTON SCH (Students: 560; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Coplay:

  • COPLAY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $102,514; Location: 49 SOUTH FIFTH ST; 30,186 books; 490 audio materials; 1,242 video materials; 59 serial subscriptions)

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