Slatington, PA Population

Population: 4,434. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,413 (-0.5% change)
Males: 2,157 (48.6%), Females: 2,277 (51.4%)

Lehigh County

Zip code: 18080

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $36,531
Median house value: $82,600

Races in Slatington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (28.6%), United States (9.4%), Irish (9.1%), Dutch (7.1%), Italian (6.8%), Welsh (6.3%).

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Slatington

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Slatington borough

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -425 (-8.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Slatington:

  • PALMERTON HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PALMERTON, PA)
  • GNADEN HUETTEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • NATIONAL HOSPITAL FOR KIDS IN CRISES (about 9 miles; OREFIELD, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Slatington:

  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 15 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 36 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 41 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Slatington:

  • SLATINGTON (about 3 miles; SLATINGTON, PA; Abbreviation: 69N)
  • BELTZVILLE (about 6 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA; Abbreviation: 14N)
  • FLYING M AERODROME (about 7 miles; GERMANSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: P91)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Slatington:

  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 13 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 19 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 28 miles; EASTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,218)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 38 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)

Schools

Public high school in Slatington:

  • NORTHERN LEHIGH SHS (Students: 708; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Slatington:

  • SLATINGTON EL SCH (Students: 595; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PETERS EL SCH (Students: 493; Grades: KG – 06)
  • NORTHERN LEHIGH MS (Students: 336; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Slatington:

  • SLATINGTON LIBRARY INC (Operating income: $98,698; Location: 650 MAIN ST, P O BOX 147; 28,662 books; 633 audio materials; 74 serial subscriptions)