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Borough of Tatamy
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Northampton
Elevation 387 ft (118 m)
Coordinates 40°44′27″N 75°15′12″W / 40.74083°N 75.25333°W / 40.74083; -75.25333
Area 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 - land 0.5 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 930 (2000)
Density 1,789.1 /sq mi (690.8 /km2)
Mayor Luke J. Duignam
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 18085
Area code 610
Location of Tatamy in Northampton County
Location of Tatamy in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Tatamy is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. Tatamy is located in the Lehigh Valley region of the state. It is named for Moses Tunda Tatamy.

The population of Tatamy was 930 at the 2000 census.



Tatamy is located at 40°44′27″N 75°15′12″W / 40.74083°N 75.25333°W / 40.74083; -75.25333 (40.740769, -75.253356)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 930 people, 352 households, and 267 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,789.1 people per square mile (690.5/km²). There were 356 housing units at an average density of 684.9/sq mi (264.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.49% White, 0.22% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.43% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.97% of the population.

There were 352 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.1% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $48,942, and the median income for a family was $55,750. Males had a median income of $38,333 versus $26,797 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,759. About 2.9% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

Public education

The Borough is served by the Nazareth Area School District.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  


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