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Easton, PA: What you need to know

World-famous Crayola crayons are manufactured in Easton, a city situated at the confluence of the Delaware and Lehigh rivers. Good transportation assets include Interstate 78 and U.S. Highway 22, and Lafayette College has served the academic community since 1826.

Easton is known as a bicycle friendly city, and Majestic Athletic is a local company that provides uniforms for Major League Baseball. For plays and concerts, State Theatre for the Performing Arts offers a magnificent setting.

Easton, PA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 26,996
Median Age 33
Median Household Income $40,575
Median Home Price $125,800

Things To Do in Easton, PA

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Business in Easton, PA

  • Edwin’s Garden at the Crayola headquarters helps provide food for residents of a family community center in Easton, Pa.
    Photo courtesy of Crayola

    Crayola Colors Town Life in Easton, PA

    Crayola does more than make crayons and markers in Easton, Pa., but serves as a colorful example of corporate community commitment.

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Easton, PA Demographics

Median Population in Easton, PA

Median Age 33.1%
Age 18 Over 77.7%
Age 21 Over 69.3%
Age 62 Over 15.1%
Age 65 Over 11.7%

Race in Easton, PA

  Ethnicity White 65.7%
  Ethnicity Black 16%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.9%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 23.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.3%
  Ethnicity Other 6.5%

Population By Gender in Easton, PA

  Male 49.4%
  Female 50.6%

Language in Easton, PA

  English Only 80.5%
  English Other 19.5%

Economics in Easton, PA

  Median Household Income $40,575
  Median Home Price $125,800
  Homes Owned 53.4%
  Homes Rent 46.6%
  Median Property Rent $909

 
COMMUTE TIME: 26.2 MINUTES
in Easton, PA

Commute Types in Easton, PA

  Walked 5.8%
  Worked at Home 3.8%
  Public Transportation 4.1%
  Other Means 2.4%
  Drove Alone 73%
  Carpooled 10.9%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 5
In Easton, PA

 
5.9% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Easton, PA