Latest Data (2017)
Population 121,283
Nationwide Rank 231

Quick Facts

Allentown, Pennsylvania is the 231st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Allentown, Pennsylvania is a city.

Allentown, Pennsylvania is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Allentown had its largest population ever.

Allentown, Pennsylvania's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Allentown, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
221 Round Rock, Texas 123,678 103.8%
222 Hartford, Connecticut 123,400 -0.6%
223 Norman, Oklahoma 122,843 26.8%
224 Victorville, California 122,441 89.7%
225 Fargo, North Dakota 122,359 34.5%
226 Berkeley, California 122,324 18.7%
227 Vallejo, California 122,105 4.0%
228 Abilene, Texas 121,885 5.1%
229 Columbia, Missouri 121,717 41.5%
230 Ann Arbor, Michigan 121,477 5.9%
231 Allentown, Pennsylvania 121,283 13.7%
232 Pearland, Texas 119,940 160.4%
233 Beaumont, Texas 119,114 4.9%
234 Wilmington, North Carolina 119,045 32.6%
235 Evansville, Indiana 118,930 -1.9%
236 Arvada, Colorado 118,807 16.1%
237 Provo, Utah 117,335 11.0%
238 Independence, Missouri 117,306 3.2%
239 Lansing, Michigan 116,986 -1.9%
240 Odessa, Texas 116,861 29.0%
241 Richardson, Texas 116,783 26.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
231 Allentown 121,283 13.7%
317 Erie 97,369 -6.0%
372 Reading 88,423 8.7%
447 Scranton 77,605 2.3%
465 Bethlehem 75,707 6.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 121,283 231
2016 120,443 231
2015 120,207 227
2014 119,104 226
2013 118,577 224
2012 118,974 222
2011 118,727 218
2010 118,032 214
2009 107,815 239
2008 107,693 235
2007 107,267 232
2006 106,899 232
2005 106,550 229
2004 106,245 227
2003 105,996 222
2002 105,871 222
2001 106,377 221
2000 106,595 219
1990 105,473 189
1950 106,756 100
1940 96,904 97
1930 92,563 97
1920 73,502 95