Walnutport, PA Population

Population: 2,043. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,136 (+4.6% change)
Males: 968 (47.4%), Females: 1,075 (52.6%)

Northampton County

Zip code: 18088

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $41,743
Median house value: $97,800

Races in Walnutport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)

Ancestries: German (36.0%), United States (13.0%), Irish (8.3%), Italian (6.1%), Welsh (5.5%), Dutch (5.0%).

Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Walnutport

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walnutport borough

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

2.1% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-3.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Walnutport:

  • PALMERTON HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PALMERTON, PA)
  • NATIONAL HOSPITAL FOR KIDS IN CRISES (about 9 miles; OREFIELD, PA)
  • GNADEN HUETTEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Walnutport:

  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 14 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 37 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 41 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Walnutport:

  • SLATINGTON (about 2 miles; SLATINGTON, PA; Abbreviation: 69N)
  • BELTZVILLE (about 7 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA; Abbreviation: 14N)
  • FLYING M AERODROME (about 8 miles; GERMANSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: P91)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walnutport:

  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 12 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 20 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 27 miles; EASTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,218)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 37 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
Public primary/middle school in Walnutport:

  • LEHIGH TWP EL SCH (Students: 632; Grades: KG – 06)

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