Latest Data (2016)
Population 120,443
Nationwide Rank 231

Quick Facts

Allentown, Pennsylvania is the 231st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Allentown, Pennsylvania is a city.

Allentown, Pennsylvania is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Allentown had its largest population ever.

Allentown, Pennsylvania's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Allentown, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
221 Hartford, Connecticut 123,243 -0.7%
222 Victorville, California 122,265 89.4%
223 Abilene, Texas 122,225 5.4%
224 Norman, Oklahoma 122,180 26.1%
225 Vallejo, California 121,299 3.3%
226 Berkeley, California 121,240 17.6%
227 Round Rock, Texas 120,892 99.2%
228 Ann Arbor, Michigan 120,782 5.3%
229 Fargo, North Dakota 120,762 32.7%
230 Columbia, Missouri 120,612 40.2%
231 Allentown, Pennsylvania 120,443 12.9%
232 Evansville, Indiana 119,477 -1.4%
233 Beaumont, Texas 118,299 4.2%
234 Odessa, Texas 117,871 30.2%
235 Wilmington, North Carolina 117,525 30.9%
236 Arvada, Colorado 117,453 14.8%
237 Independence, Missouri 117,030 3.0%
238 Provo, Utah 116,868 10.6%
239 Lansing, Michigan 116,020 -2.7%
240 El Monte, California 115,807 -0.3%
241 Springfield, Illinois 115,715 3.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
231 Allentown 120,443 12.9%
308 Erie 98,593 -4.8%
375 Reading 87,575 7.7%
439 Scranton 77,291 1.8%
462 Bethlehem 75,293 5.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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