Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA

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2022 Population
161,236
0.566% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.4
1.17% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.91%
5.98% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$89,085
8.74% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$282,700
15.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
79,252
0.292% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA had a population of 161k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $89,085. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA grew from 160,329 to 161,236, a 0.566% increase and its median household income grew from $81,925 to $89,085, a 8.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.85%), White (Hispanic) (4.28%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.32%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.25%).

15.5% of the households in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.4% of the residents in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA are DeSales University (964 degrees awarded in 2022), Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown (256 degrees), and Metro Beauty Academy (225 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was $282,700, and the homeownership rate was 75.7%.

Most people in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA is home to a population of 161k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.22% of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (14.9k people).

In 2022, there were 13.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (123k people) in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.43k Two+ (Hispanic) and 6.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA are Spanish (11,792 households), Arabic (3,495 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,403 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
80,418
Women
50.1%
80,004
Men
49.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 160,422 inhabitants, with 49.9% men, and 50.1% women.

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Citizenship

96.4%
2022 Citizenship
96.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.4% of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    123k ± 1.63k
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    9.43k ± 1.6k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    6.9k ± 812
13.7%
Hispanic Population
22.1k people

In 2022, there were 13.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (123k people) in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.43k Two+ (Hispanic) and 6.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.7% of the people in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA are hispanic (22.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    2,576 ± 1,236 people
  2. India
    1,595 ± 976 people
  3. Syria
    1,407 ± 917 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 2,576 Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA residents, followed by India with 1,595 and Syria with 1,407.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.22%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14.9k people
8.86%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14.2k people

As of 2022, 9.22% of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA residents (14.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was 8.86%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    11,792 households (7.7%)
  2. Arabic
    3,495 households (2.28%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,403 households (0.916%)

15.5% of the households in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was Spanish. 7.7% of the households in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,115 ± 349
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,454 ± 331
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,067 ± 250

Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA employs 79.3k people. The largest industries in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,180 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,324 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,804 people), and the highest paying industries are Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. ($326,650), Scientific research & development services ($167,120), and Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($167,079).

Males in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,447. The income inequality in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
37,471
Women
48%
40,522
Men
52%

The workforce of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA in 2020 was 77,993 people, with 48% woman, and 52% men.

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Occupations

79.3k
2022 Value
−0.292%
1 Year decline
± −0.292%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −0.292%, from 79.5k employees to 79.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,228 people), Other managers (2,126 people), and Registered nurses (2,009 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

79.3k
2022 Value
−0.292%
1 Year decline
± −0.292%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −0.292%, from 79.5k employees to 79.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,180 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,324 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,804 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$58,969
Median earning men ± $1,193
$39,988
Median earning women ± $1,565

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,290), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($77,366), and Public Administration ($76,861).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($59,051), Information ($58,622), and Wholesale Trade ($54,700).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA awarded 1,979 degrees. The student population of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,717 male students and 3,432 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA are White (1,153 and 58.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (397 and 20.1%), Unknown (153 and 7.74%), and Black or African American (145 and 7.33%).

The largest universities in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are DeSales University (964 and 48.7%), Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown (256 and 12.9%), and Metro Beauty Academy (225 and 11.4%).

The most popular majors in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA are General Business Administration & Management (162 and 8.19%), Medical Assistant (155 and 7.83%), and Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (142 and 7.18%).

The median tuition costs in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA are $41,100 for private four year colleges, and $14,624 and $24,318 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 82.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,149 (33.3% men and 66.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 5,149 students enrolled in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA, 33.3% men and 66.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,135 records, of which 66.5% were women and 33.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 54 degrees awarded
  2. 52 degrees awarded
  3. 110 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was General Business Administration & Management with 54 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 964 degrees awarded
  2. 256 degrees awarded
  3. 225 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was DeSales University with 964 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 598 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA, which is 0.433 times less than the 1,381 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,153 degrees mean that there were 2.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 397 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($41,100) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,840) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.539% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.674% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (38.1k), Bachelors Degree (28.4k), and Some college (22.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was $282,700 in 2022, which is 1 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $245,200 to $282,700, a 15.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA is 75.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA is $89,085. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was Chester County (West)--Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA with a value of $137,038, followed by Bucks County (Northern Central) PUMA, PA and Montgomery County (Southern Lower)--King of Prussia PUMA, PA, with respective values of $136,870 and $130,374.

Property

$282,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,486
$47,439
Median Property Taxes
±$1,394

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

75.7%
Homeownership
2022
60.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.7% of the housing units in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was Chester County (West)--Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA with a value of $137,038, followed by Bucks County (Northern Central) PUMA, PA and Montgomery County (Southern Lower)--King of Prussia PUMA, PA, with respective values of $136,870 and $130,374.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$89,085
Median Household Income
± $2,850
62.7k
Number of Households
± 1,828

In 2022, the median household income of the 62.7k households in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA grew to $89,085 from the previous year's value of $81,925.

The following chart displays the households in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA

In 2022, the income inequality in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.879% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.1%)
  3. Carpooled (6.7%)

In 2022, 79% of workers in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.1%) and those who carpooled to work (6.7%).

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.53% of the workforce in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.91% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA (11k out of 159k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.9% of the population of Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 57.2% on employee plans, 11.5% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.738% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1222 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1406 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 421 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,222 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,222 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,235 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.8% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.06%
Uninsured
57.2%
Employer Coverage
11.5%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
0.738%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA grew by 5.78% from 3.84% to 4.06%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lehigh County (South, Outside Allentown & Bethlehem Cities)--Emmaus Borough PUMA, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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