Lehigh County PA Information

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  1. Lehigh County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forLehigh County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Lehigh County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 371,118
Population in Households 362,041
Population in Familes 291,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,077
Population Density2 1,075
Diversity Index3 68
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,676
Average Household Income $85,512
Per Capita Income $32,547

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 149,365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90,582 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 50,378 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,405 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $220,296
Average Home Value $257,123
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 140,960
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 93,467
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.65% 0.59%
Households 0.55% 0.53%
Families 0.39% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

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Lehigh County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lehigh County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 10 87th
Population Density # 5 94th
Diversity Index # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 18 75th
Per Capita Income # 12 84th

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