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Allentown is in the Eastern Standard time zone, located at latitude 40.177N and longitude -74.583W, at an elevation of 82 feet. According to the Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), of which only 3.23% is represented by water. It is bordered by the Upper Freehold Township and Robbinsville Township, the former also in Monmouth County. By road, Allentown is approximately one hour southwest of Manhattan y about 50 minutes northeast of Philadelphia, having both Princeton and Trenton easily accessible.
Allentown shares this name with several towns in the United States: California, Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania as well as neighborhoods in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington. Former and fused names include Allens Town and 18th-century mill town.
The borough population was 1,828 as of the year 2000, with 708 households and 526 families. The racial composition of this borough is approximately 90.65% White followed by 6.43% African Americans and 1.91% of Hispanic or Latino races. The ancestries of the residents of this borough is mainly Irish (25.5%), German (21.9%) and Italian (17.8%), followed by English and Polish, with only 8.3% American. The average age in years is 36.38% slightly higher than both the state and national averages, with the highest number belonging to the 5 to 44 years old group. Sixty three point three of residents were born in New Jersey.
The median household income compares very favorably with the national household income at $71,193 vs. $41,994. The January 2011 cost of living index in Allentown more than averages the U.S. average at 119.8.
The shopping district of the borough offers antique and specialty shops, having many historic homes and buildings within its limits.
Median year of structures built that are presently renter-occupied is post-World War II and these housing units account for roughly one fourth of all homes. On the other hand, owner-occupied housing units represent more than 76% and were in average built in the mid-50’s to mid-60’s. Most household owners moved to the borough between 1989 and 1991. The median value of these homes fluctuates between $111,800 and 167,900. Most residents (66.6%) have lived in the same house since 1995, vs. 59.8% at state level and 54.1% nationwide.
Its record of violent crimes, including murders and homicides was nil in 2003. The number of high school graduates is 92.5%, and college and master’s degrees at 41.1% and 15.7%, respectively. Overall school enrollment is higher for grades 1-12, with 69.7% and lower for preschool and kindergarten children at only 14.1% Hope Fire Company Nº 1 provides fire-fighting service to both Allentown and Upper Freehold. It has Ice Rescue equipment, additional motor vehicle extrication, Haz-mat and basic EMS equipment.