Easton, PA Population

Population: 26,263. Estimated population in July 2020: 26,267 (+0.0% change)
Males: 12,956 (49.3%), Females: 13,307 (50.7%)

Zip codes: 18040, 18042, 18045.

Median resident age: 32.0 years
Median household income: $33,162
Median house value: $77,000

Races in Easton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.5%)
  • Black (12.7%)
  • Hispanic (9.8%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.9%), Italian (14.1%), Irish (11.6%), English (5.8%), Dutch (4.3%), Polish (3.6%).

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Easton

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Easton city

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

8.6% Foreign born (4.7% Latin America, 2.0% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -169 (-0.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Easton:

  • EASTON HOSPITAL (21ST & LEHIGH STS)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL EASTON (250 SOUTH 21ST STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Easton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Easton:

  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 16 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 41 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Abbreviation: TTN)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 56 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Easton:

  • BRADEN AIRPARK (about 4 miles; EASTON, PA; Abbreviation: N43)
  • ALEXANDRIA (about 16 miles; PITTSTOWN, NJ; Abbreviation: N85)
  • VANSANT (about 17 miles; ERWINNA, PA; Abbreviation: 9N1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Easton:

  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,218; Location: HIGH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lafayette.edu)
  • CHURCHMAN BUSINESS SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 131; Location: 355 SPRING GARDEN ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.churchman4u.com)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Easton:

  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 22 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 26 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; NEWTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,840)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; BLUE BELL, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,097)

Schools

Public high schools in Easton:

  • EASTON AREA HS (Students: 2,638; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WILSON AREA HS (Students: 730; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Easton:

  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 518; Location: 3417 CHURCH RD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • EASTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 3000 FREEMANSBURG AVE; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Easton:

  • SHAWNEE MS (Students: 1,394; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • EASTON AREA MS (Students: 1,336; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • PALMER EL SCH (Students: 698; Grades: KG – 04)
  • TRACY EL SCH (Students: 584; Grades: KG – 04)
  • PHILIP F LAUER MS (Students: 576; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PAXINOSA EL SCH (Students: 543; Grades: KG – 04)
  • FARMERSVILLE EL SCH (Students: 542; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CHESTON EL SCH (Students: 513; Grades: KG – 04)
  • FORKS EL SCH (Students: 401; Grades: KG – 04)
  • WILSON BOROUGH EL SCH (Students: 379; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Easton:

  • ST JANE FRANCES DE CHANTAL SCH (Students: 561; Location: 1900 WASHINGTON BLVD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • EASTON CATHOLIC ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: 841 WASHINGTON ST.; Grades: KG – 8)
  • LITTLE PEOPLE COUNTRY CLUB (Students: 42; Location: 2940 NAZARETH RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PINK TOWER NURSERY SCHOOL (Students: 40; Location: 1913 FREEMANSBURG AV; Grades: PK – KG)
  • WONDER YEARS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 20; Location: 41 COMMUNITY DR; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Libraries in Easton:

  • EASTON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,507,454; Location: 515 CHURCH ST; 179,932 books; 7,898 audio materials; 4,316 video materials; 1,503 serial subscriptions)
  • MARY MEUSER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $197,638; Location: 1803 NORTHAMPTON ST; 42,239 books; 1,115 audio materials; 774 video materials; 120 serial subscriptions)

 

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