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3 Cities and towns
Geography\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 977 km² (377 mi²). 968 km² (374 mi²) of it is land and 9 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.94% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2 of 2000, there are 267,066 people, 101,541 households, and 71,078 families residing in the county. The population density is 276/km² (714/mi²). There are 106,710 housing units at an average density of 110/km² (286/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 91.23% White, 2.77% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.37% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 3.06% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. 6.69% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 101,541 households out of which 31.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.40% are married couples living together, 9.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.00% are non-families. 24.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 3.02.
In the county, the population is spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.70 males.
Cities and towns\n*Allen Township\n*Bangor\n*Bath\n*Belfast\n*Bethlehem Township\n*Bushkill Township\n*Chapman\n*East Allen Township\n*East Bangor\n*Eastlawn Gardens\n*Easton\n*Forks Township\n*Freemansburg\n*Glendon\n*Hanover Township\n*Hellertown\n*Lehigh Township\n*Lower Mount Bethel Township\n*Lower Nazareth Township\n*Lower Saucon Township\n*Middletown\n*Moore Township\n*Nazareth\n*North Catasauqua\n*Northampton\n*Old Orchard\n*Palmer Heights\n*Palmer Township\n*Pen Argyl\n*Plainfield Township\n*Portland\n*Roseto\n*Stockertown\n*Tatamy\n*Upper Mount Bethel Township\n*Upper Nazareth Township\n*Walnutport\n*Washington Township\n*West Easton\n*Williams Township\n*Wilson\n*Wind Gap