Roseto is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. Roseto is located in the Lehigh Valley region of the state. It is part of Pennsylvania's Slate Belt.
The town is named for the village of Roseto Valfortorein in Italy. It was largely settled by Italians employed at the numerous local slate quarries. The Wind Gap and Delaware Railroad opened a line through the town in 1883. It was operated by the Central Railroad of New Jersey until 1905, after which it was merged into the Lehigh and New England Railroad, which abandoned the line in 1955. The three founders were Nicola Rosato, Giovanni Policelli, and Lorenzo Falcone, and it was incorporated as a borough in 1912.
As of 2010 census, the borough was (96.8%) White, (.0051%) Asian, (1.02%) African American, and (4.58%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.94% of the population. There are 797 Females (50.8%) and 770 Males (49.1%) with most of the population 337 (21.5%) under 18 and 1,230 (78.4%) 18 and over. Ages 35-49 is the highest group 344 (21.9%) followed by 50-64 with 299 (19%), then 65 & over with 284 (18.1%), then 25-34 with 178 (11.3%) and finally 20-24 with 92 (5.87%).
The Borough is served by the Bangor Area School District
More information is available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roseto,_Pennsylvania
and at the borough's website at www.rosetoborough.org
Borough Office: 164 Garibaldi Ave, Roseto, 610-588-0695