Northampton County

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Northampton County, Pennsylvania

669 Washington St
Easton, PA 18042
Phone: (610) 559-6700
Fax: (610) 559-6702
www.northamptoncounty.org

On central eastern border of PA, east of Allentown; organized Mar 11, 1752 from Bucks County. Name Origin: For Northamptonshire, England, home of Thomas Penn's father-in-law, Thomas Fermor, the Earl of Pomfret

Area (sq mi):: 377.36 (land 373.80; water 3.56) Population per square mile: 769.80
Population 2005: 287,767 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 7.80%; 1990-2000 8.10% Population 2000: 267,066 (White 88.20%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 6.70%; Asian 1.40%; Other 4.70%). Foreign born: 4.60%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,399; median household $45,234; Population below poverty level: 7.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,867-$30,589
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bethlehem (72,441)
  • Easton County seat (26,267)

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    Northampton County, Virginia

    PO Box 36
    Eastville, VA 23347
    Phone: (757) 678-0465
    Fax: (757) 678-5410
    www.co.northampton.va.us

    On the southern border of Delmarva peninsula, bounded on the west by Chesapeake Bay and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Original county; organized 1634 as Accawmack County; name changed 1642-43. Name Origin: Possibly for Spencer Compton (1601-32), 2nd Earl of Northampton

    Area (sq mi):: 795.34 (land 207.37; water 587.97) Population per square mile: 65.30
    Population 2005: 13,548 State rank: 101 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 0.20% Population 2000: 13,093 (White 52.50%; Black or African American 43.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 42.40
    Income 2000: per capita $16,591; median household $28,276; Population below poverty level: 20.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,841-$24,057
    Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Northampton County, North Carolina

    PO Box 808
    Jackson, NC 27845
    Phone: (252) 534-2501
    Fax: (252) 534-1166
    www.northamptonnc.com

    On the northern border of NC, northeast of Rocky Mount; organized 1741 from Bertie County. Name Origin: For Northampton, England, or the British earl of Northampton

    Area (sq mi):: 550.61 (land 536.48; water 14.13) Population per square mile: 40.00
    Population 2005: 21,483 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.70%; 1990-2000 6.20% Population 2000: 22,086 (White 39.00%; Black or African American 59.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 40.00
    Income 2000: per capita $15,413; median household $26,652; Population below poverty level: 21.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,749-$22,572
    Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.10% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Additionally, AVRC noted that Northampton County, NC will provide a 630-acre site for the automotive proving ground in the eastern part of the state as part of an economic development initiative.

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