Emmaus, PA Population

Population: 11,313. Estimated population in July 2020: 11,351 (+0.3% change)
Males: 5,412 (47.8%), Females: 5,901 (52.2%)

Lehigh County

Zip codes: 18049.

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $44,181
Median house value: $113,100

Races in Emmaus:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (36.4%), Irish (9.8%), English (7.0%), Italian (6.9%), United States (5.8%), Slovak (4.5%).

Elevation: 448 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Emmaus

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emmaus borough

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

2.7% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -112 (-1.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Emmaus:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Emmaus:

  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 9 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 34 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 50 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PHL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Emmaus:

  • ALLENTOWN QUEEN CITY MUNI (about 3 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: 1N9)
  • BUTTER VALLEY GOLF PORT (about 12 miles; BALLY, PA; Abbreviation: 7N8)
  • QUAKERTOWN (about 12 miles; QUAKERTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: UKT)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emmaus:

  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 5 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 20 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; EASTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,218)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; BLUE BELL, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,097)

Schools

Public high school in Emmaus:

  • EMMAUS HS (Students: 2,415; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Emmaus:

  • EMMAUS BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 74; Location: 4702 COLEBROOK AVE; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Emmaus:

  • LINCOLN EL SCH (Students: 359; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JEFFERSON EL SCH (Students: 237; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Emmaus:

  • ST ANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 435 SOUTH 6TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • DISCOVERY PRESCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 225 NORTH ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PREMIER CHILD CARE CENTER INC (Students: 12; Location: 3853 ALLEN STREET; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Emmaus:

  • EMMAUS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $391,703; Location: 11 EAST MAIN ST; 84,822 books; 956 audio materials; 1,947 video materials; 132 serial subscriptions)