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Municipalities
Written by Administrator
Saturday, 03 October 2009 05:14
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Total Population 
Slate Belt Area  
Northern Northampton County, PA 

 

Municipality

*Click on the name to get more info

1990  
Census Population 

Change 
1990 to 2000 

2000  
Census Population 

2000 Census for  
Slate Belt COG Communities 

Bangor Borough (BASD)

5.383 

-64 

5,319 

5,319 

East Bangor Borough (BASD)

1006 

-27 

979 

979 

Lower Mount Bethel Township (BASD)

3,187 

41 

3,228 

3,228 

Pen Argyl Borough (PASD)

3,492 

123 

3,615 

3,615 

Plainfield Township (PASD)

5,444 

224 

5,668 

5,668 

Portland Borough (BASD)

516 

63 

579 

579 

Roseto Borough (BASD)

1,555 

98 

1,653 

1,653 

Upper Mount Bethel Township (BASD)

5,476 

587 

6,063 

6,063 

Washington Township (BASD)

3,759 

393 

4,152 

4,152 

Wind Gap Borough (PASD)

2,741 

71 

2,812 

2,812 

Total

32,559 

2,055 

34,068 

34,068 

Note: Bangor Area School District,  
Pen Argyl School District & Northampton 
County are also SB-COG Members

       

Below are comparisons of Slate Belt Area Population size as compared to two cities in Northampton County

       
         

Easton City

26,276 

 

26,283 

 

Slate Belt as % of Easton

124% 

 

130% 

 
         

Bethlehem City

71,427 

 

71,329 

 

Slate Belt as % of Bethlehem

46% 

 

48% 

 

Source: Lehigh Valley Planning Commission from U.S. Census of Population, assembled by Victor Rodite, AICP, Director of SB-COG

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 04 November 2009 18:07 )