Hellertown, PA Population

Population: 5,606. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,615 (+0.2% change)
Males: 2,645 (47.2%), Females: 2,961 (52.8%)

Northampton County

Zip code: 18055

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $39,651
Median house value: $107,700

Races in Hellertown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (34.4%), Irish (12.8%), Italian (8.4%), Polish (7.8%), Hungarian (7.3%), Slovak (6.4%).

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hellertown

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hellertown borough

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -98 (-1.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hellertown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hellertown:

  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 8 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 44 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Abbreviation: TTN)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 45 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hellertown:

  • ALLENTOWN QUEEN CITY MUNI (about 11 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: 1N9)
  • QUAKERTOWN (about 11 miles; QUAKERTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: UKT)
  • BRADEN AIRPARK (about 13 miles; EASTON, PA; Abbreviation: N43)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hellertown:

  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 11 miles; EASTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,218)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 13 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; BLUE BELL, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,097)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 31 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)

Schools

Public high school in Hellertown:

  • SAUCON VALLEY SHS (Students: 742; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hellertown:

  • SAUCON VALLEY EL SCH (Students: 979; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SAUCON VALLEY MS (Students: 587; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Hellertown:

  • ST THERESA SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 300 LEONARD STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Hellertown:

  • HELLERTOWN AREA LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,762; Location: 409 CONSTITUTION AVE; 21,489 books; 1,259 audio materials; 1,045 video materials; 49 serial subscriptions)

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