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Lehigh County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2017: 366,494 (92% urban, 8% rural); it was 312,090 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 63,383
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 27,463
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 83,896
Renter-occupied apartments: 43,137 (it was 38,010 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

30%

Land area: 347 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 1057 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lehigh County: 100.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.8%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lehigh County, PA (2017)
    • 235,44675.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 90,00728.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 20,2866.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 12,8444.1%Asian alone
    • 6,8152.2%Two or more races
    • 7700.2%Some other race alone
    • 3260.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Males: 180,138  (49.2%)
Females: 186,356  (50.8%)
Average household size:
Lehigh County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,871 ($43,449 in 1999)
This county:

$60,871
Pennsylvania:

$59,195

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $875 (lower quartile is $667, upper quartile is $1,095)
This county:

$875
State:

$743


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $211,300 (it was $112,100 in 2000)
Lehigh:

$211,300
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $141,600 - $304,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $284,564
Here:

$284,564
State:

$246,314

Townhouses or other attached units: $149,555
Here:

$149,555
State:

$185,143

In 2-unit structures: $235,702
Here:

$235,702
State:

$167,412

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $374,176
Here:

$374,176
State:

$239,223

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,500
Here:

$122,500
State:

$279,683

Mobile homes: $77,725
Here:

$77,725
State:

$63,273

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,518
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $601

Institutionalized population: 4,759
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Health of residents in Lehigh County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
76.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
47.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
98.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
71.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 204 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 943 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 1998: 1174 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 1999: 1343 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2000: 1208 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2001: 1214 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2002: 1350 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2003: 1383 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2004: 1634 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2005: 1497 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2006: 1346 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2007: 1025 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2008: 738 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2009: 659 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2010: 487 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2011: 407 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2012: 300 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2013: 516 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2014: 449 buildings, average cost: $222,600
  • 2015: 449 buildings, average cost: $230,400
  • 2016: 621 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2017: 495 buildings, average cost: $218,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Lehigh, PA residents
Average permit cost in Lehigh, PA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,905 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,717 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Lehigh, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lehigh, PA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lehigh, PA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
Lehigh County:

12.8%
Pennsylvania:

12.5%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Black residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.7% for American Indian residents, 85.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.7% for other race residents, 22.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.5 years old
(Males: 38.2 years old, Females: 40.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.4 years old, Black residents: 30.5 years old, American Indian residents: 27.5 years old, Asian residents: 38.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.1 years old, Other race residents: 29.4 years old)

Area name: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lehigh County is $636 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $974 a month.

Cities in this county include: Allentown, Fullerton, Emmaus, Catasauqua, Wescosville, Fountain Hill, Slatington, Dorneyville, Breinigsville, Hokendauqua.

Lehigh County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Lehigh County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 11.7 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Essex County, New Jersey , Gage County, Nebraska , Hall County, Nebraska , Morgan County, Colorado , Tippecanoe County, Indiana , Putnam County, Missouri , Warren County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Lehigh, PA
County total employment by year in Lehigh, PA
County average yearly wages by year in Lehigh, PA

Current college students: 15,378
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 44,407 (49.0% naturalized citizens)

Lehigh County:

12.1%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 11,8052010 or later
  • 10,0152000 to 2009
  • 10,7761990 to 1999
  • 5,0361980 to 1989
  • 2,7081970 to 1979
  • 3,868Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.6%

Lehigh County marital status for males Lehigh County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 70,902
  • One, attached: 37,414
  • Two: 5,761
  • 3 or 4: 6,796
  • 5 to 9: 7,545
  • 10 to 19: 7,954
  • 20 to 49: 2,025
  • 50 or more: 5,267
  • Mobile homes: 2,488
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 104

Housing units in Lehigh County with a mortgage: 56,762 (1,034 second mortgage, 8,715 home equity loan, 123 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 33,153

Here:

62.9% with mortgage
State:

60.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lehigh County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic68,21327
Mainline Protestant64,308126
Evangelical Protestant20,644106
Other19,77629
Orthodox2,6255
Black Protestant8543
None173,077-
Lehigh County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 64
Lehigh County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
This county:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Lehigh County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 253
This county:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lehigh County:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Lehigh County:

26.4%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Lehigh County:

Average size of farms: 148 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $80,694
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $548.66
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.88%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.03%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $74,555
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 72.64%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $79,161
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.00
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 32.93%
Corn for grain: 25967 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7445 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 16908 harvested acres
Vegetables: 489 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,186 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lehigh County-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.9 miles away from Lehigh County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 262.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 283.5 miles away from Lehigh County center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Pennsylvania Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4267: March 23, 2016, FEMA Id: 4267, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3356: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3356, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 03, 2011 to October 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared EM-3340: September 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 3340, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 14, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3339: August 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 3339, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to August 30, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4025: September 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 4025, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3235: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3235, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Tropical Depression Ivan, Incident Period: September 17, 2004 to October 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1557: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1557, Natural disaster type: Tropical Depression
  • Pennsylvania Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 19, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3180: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 3180, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Pennsylvania Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1093: January 21, 1996, FEMA Id: 1093, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Pennsylvania Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1085: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1085, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lehigh County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lehigh

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 162,159 (83.7%)
  • Carpooled: 15,925 (8.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,240 (1.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,099 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 371 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 2,999 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 8,848 (4.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Dominican Republic (28%)
  • Syria (10%)
  • India (9%)
  • Ecuador (6%)
  • Mexico (3%)
  • Colombia (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lehigh County


  • German (17%)
  • Pennsylvania German (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Syrian (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

  • 3,885 people in nursing homes
  • 2,914 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,315 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 427 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 358 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 232 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 223 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 222 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 205 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 179 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 157 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 122 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 90 people in religious group quarters
  • 56 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 53 people in halfway houses
  • 16 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 12 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in 2010:

  • 3,359 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,023 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,083 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 363 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 274 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 259 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 226 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 139 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 101 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 98 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 32 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,529.

5.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

3.37% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($28,666 average AGI)
2.32% relocated from other states ($21,222 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

2.32%
Pennsylvania average:

1.90%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Northampton County, PA  1.63% ($44,109 average AGI)
from Berks County, PA  0.32% ($50,058)
from Bucks County, PA  0.27% ($54,032)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.18% ($65,464)
from Kings County, NY  0.17% ($34,726)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.15% ($49,149)
from Carbon County, PA  0.14% ($43,928)


5.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($800 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

3.36% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($32,460 average AGI)
2.44% relocated to other states ($30,429 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

2.44%
Pennsylvania average:

2.27%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Northampton County, PA  1.72% ($48,295 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.33% ($50,766)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.23% ($67,026)
to Bucks County, PA  0.19% ($54,275)
to Carbon County, PA  0.16% ($39,297)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.15% ($41,531)
to Monroe County, PA  0.10% ($43,801)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Lehigh County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Lehigh County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lehigh County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lehigh County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lehigh County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lehigh County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lehigh County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lehigh County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lehigh County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 56,558 (48,115 aged, 8,443 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,795 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3,293)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (3,177)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,989)
  • Unspecified dementia (2,193)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,847)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,480)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,402)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1,196)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,071)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (997)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,166
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 312
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41,678

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,293
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 968
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 53
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 36.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 21.8
  • Other - 14.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 117.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 52.4
  • Poisoning - 27.1
  • Suffocation - 22.2
  • Other - 15.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 366,494
  • In family households: 301,536 (47,723 male householders, 46,976 female householders)
    66,461 spouses, 109,600 children (104,120 natural, 2,153 adopted, 3,327 stepchildren), 5,622 grandchildren, 3,932 brothers or sisters, 6,574 parents, 3,580 other relatives, 11,068 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 55,898 (20,550 male householders (15,059 living alone)), 24,217 female householders (20,195 living alone)), 11,131 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9,060

Size of family households: 41,182 2-persons, 20,435 3-persons, 18,687 4-persons, 8,315 5-persons, 4,044 6-persons, 2,036 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 35,254 1-person, 8,814 2-persons, 616 3-persons, 41 4-persons, 42 5-persons.

46,493 married couples with children.
29,666 single-parent households (7,349 men, 22,317 women).

76.2% of residents of Lehigh speak English at home.
17.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (49% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,593,745,000 ($4,888 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $130,959,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $706,060,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $439,504,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,452,000
Federal grants: $245,239,000
Federal procurement contracts: $119,114,000 ($101,586,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $74,376,000 ($10,978,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,089,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $154,998,000
Federal Government insurance: $94,182,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 20,336
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 16,562
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4,377
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +10,628
Here +32 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lehigh County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 29.23 millions of gallons per day (37% from ground, 63% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • Year house built in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • 2,5592014 or later
  • 1,9602010 to 2013
  • 19,1752000 to 2009
  • 14,1461990 to 1999
  • 15,1461980 to 1989
  • 19,9841970 to 1979
  • 16,6731960 to 1969
  • 17,7631950 to 1959
  • 6,5251940 to 1949
  • 32,3251939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • 1271 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 1,2693 rooms
  • 3,9184 rooms
  • 11,3155 rooms
  • 19,3766 rooms
  • 16,5477 rooms
  • 17,4678 rooms
  • 19,8509+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • 1,4121 room
  • 2,7612 rooms
  • 9,4683 rooms
  • 12,7244 rooms
  • 8,2745 rooms
  • 6,6416 rooms
  • 4,4527 rooms
  • 2,0138 rooms
  • 1,8069+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • 127no bedroom
  • 1,0611 bedroom
  • 11,5992 bedrooms
  • 44,4373 bedrooms
  • 26,7404 bedrooms
  • 5,9515+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • 1,544no bedroom
  • 14,9531 bedroom
  • 16,7702 bedrooms
  • 10,9243 bedrooms
  • 3,2394 bedrooms
  • 2,1215+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lehigh County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lehigh County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2,206no vehicle
  • 22,0841 vehicle
  • 40,6062 vehicles
  • 16,3573 vehicles
  • 6,2474 vehicles
  • 2,4155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lehigh County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lehigh County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 9,870no vehicle
  • 22,6541 vehicle
  • 13,7022 vehicles
  • 2,1913 vehicles
  • 1,0194 vehicles
  • 1155+ vehicles

86.4% of Lehigh County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Pennsylvania.

Lehigh County:

86.4%
State average:

87.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 222,954
  • Other state: 80,010
  • Northeast: 51,297
  • Midwest: 7,264
  • South: 17,131
  • West: 4,318
Year householders moved into unit in Lehigh County, PA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lehigh County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 33.0%Electricity
  • 31.1%Utility gas
  • 28.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.8%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.1%Electricity
  • 32.3%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5,683
Here:

14.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,977
Here:

9.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7,364
Here:

39.4%
Pennsylvania:

37.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lehigh County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,204,000
  • Charges - Other: $20,348,000
    Housing and Community Development: $959,000
    Parking Facilities: $134,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,619,000
    Police Protection: $2,315,000
    Housing and Community Development: $293,000
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $70,049,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $62,390,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,258,000
    Correctional Institutions: $32,298,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,812,000
    Financial Administration: $16,766,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,060,000
    Health - Other: $13,175,000
    Corrections - Other: $13,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,471,000
    Police Protection: $6,497,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,466,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,647,000
    General - Other: $1,025,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $781,000
    Regular Highways: $738,000
    Libraries: $627,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $837,000
    Other: $234,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,071,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $414,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $164,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,813,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,173,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,268,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,362,000
    Rents: $5,301,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,569,000
    Sale of Property: $580,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $2,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,142,000
    Financial Administration: $752,000
    Parks and Recreation: $613,000
    General Public Building: $564,000
    Central Staff Services: $431,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $136,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000
    Police Protection: $115,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $114,951,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $95,958,000
    Public Welfare: $83,160,000
    Other: $10,317,000
    Highways: $6,680,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,873,000
    General Local Government Support: $134,000
  • Tax - Property: $108,302,000
    Other Selective Sales: $769,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $109,594,000

Lehigh County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,204,000
  • Charges - Other: $20,348,000
    Housing and Community Development: $959,000
    Parking Facilities: $134,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,619,000
    Police Protection: $2,315,000
    Housing and Community Development: $293,000
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $70,049,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $62,390,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,258,000
    Correctional Institutions: $32,298,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,812,000
    Financial Administration: $16,766,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,060,000
    Health - Other: $13,175,000
    Corrections - Other: $13,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,471,000
    Police Protection: $6,497,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,466,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,647,000
    General - Other: $1,025,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $781,000
    Regular Highways: $738,000
    Libraries: $627,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $837,000
    Other: $234,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,071,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $414,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $164,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,813,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,173,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,268,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,362,000
    Rents: $5,301,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,569,000
    Sale of Property: $580,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $2,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,142,000
    Financial Administration: $752,000
    Parks and Recreation: $613,000
    General Public Building: $564,000
    Central Staff Services: $431,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $136,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000
    Police Protection: $115,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $114,951,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $95,958,000
    Public Welfare: $83,160,000
    Other: $10,317,000
    Highways: $6,680,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,873,000
    General Local Government Support: $134,000
  • Tax - Property: $108,302,000
    Other Selective Sales: $769,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $109,594,000

Lehigh County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,204,000
  • Charges - Other: $20,348,000
    Housing and Community Development: $959,000
    Parking Facilities: $134,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,619,000
    Police Protection: $2,315,000
    Housing and Community Development: $293,000
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $70,049,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $62,390,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,258,000
    Correctional Institutions: $32,298,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,812,000
    Financial Administration: $16,766,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,060,000
    Health - Other: $13,175,000
    Corrections - Other: $13,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,471,000
    Police Protection: $6,497,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,466,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,647,000
    General - Other: $1,025,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $781,000
    Regular Highways: $738,000
    Libraries: $627,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $837,000
    Other: $234,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,071,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $414,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $164,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,813,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,173,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,268,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,362,000
    Rents: $5,301,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,569,000
    Sale of Property: $580,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $2,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,142,000
    Financial Administration: $752,000
    Parks and Recreation: $613,000
    General Public Building: $564,000
    Central Staff Services: $431,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $136,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000
    Police Protection: $115,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $114,951,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $95,958,000
    Public Welfare: $83,160,000
    Other: $10,317,000
    Highways: $6,680,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,873,000
    General Local Government Support: $134,000
  • Tax - Property: $108,302,000
    Other Selective Sales: $769,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $109,594,000

Lehigh County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,204,000
  • Charges - Other: $20,348,000
    Housing and Community Development: $959,000
    Parking Facilities: $134,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,619,000
    Police Protection: $2,315,000
    Housing and Community Development: $293,000
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $70,049,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $62,390,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,258,000
    Correctional Institutions: $32,298,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,812,000
    Financial Administration: $16,766,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,060,000
    Health - Other: $13,175,000
    Corrections - Other: $13,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,471,000
    Police Protection: $6,497,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,466,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,647,000
    General - Other: $1,025,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $781,000
    Regular Highways: $738,000
    Libraries: $627,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $837,000
    Other: $234,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,071,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $414,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $164,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,813,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,173,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,268,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,362,000
    Rents: $5,301,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,569,000
    Sale of Property: $580,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $2,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,142,000
    Financial Administration: $752,000
    Parks and Recreation: $613,000
    General Public Building: $564,000
    Central Staff Services: $431,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $136,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000
    Police Protection: $115,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $114,951,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $95,958,000
    Public Welfare: $83,160,000
    Other: $10,317,000
    Highways: $6,680,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,873,000
    General Local Government Support: $134,000
  • Tax - Property: $108,302,000
    Other Selective Sales: $769,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $109,594,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 7,968
  • Number of aged recipients: 846
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 7,122
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,777
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 4,674
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,517
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,392
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3,775
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 68 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,741$171,9821,664$179,6947,212$180,232824$62,31725$710,200396$119,02069$62,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED69$162,812122$196,820547$173,83593$35,5274$549,75032$115,68815$51,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED231$164,004257$149,3112,852$213,701357$42,0225$363,800168$113,73271$54,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN184$160,467188$189,2981,419$188,61899$67,4752$9,853,00068$120,0299$56,889
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS60$151,56735$156,257338$167,69238$76,5790$012$82,41712$39,583
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 61 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED264$210,947168$234,6962$128,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED102$241,06976$236,7504$93,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED48$222,70846$215,9350$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$193,09516$204,8130$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS15$202,8674$215,0002$133,500
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lehigh, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lehigh, PA - Value
Most common first names in Lehigh County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,65475.2 years
Mary2,34081.1 years
William1,99874.3 years
Anna1,69282.2 years
Helen1,57680.4 years
Joseph1,56874.5 years
Charles1,52575.9 years
Robert1,52372.6 years
George1,22175.5 years
Margaret1,04479.7 years
Most common last names in Lehigh County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1,02176.2 years
Smith80876.7 years
Snyder59077.4 years
Moyer39178.6 years
Williams38676.9 years
Roth34678.0 years
Kern32176.4 years
Jones29578.6 years
Hoffman25677.0 years
Peters24979.5 years
Businesses in Lehigh County, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7Kmart3
ALDI1Knights Inn1
ALDO1Kohl's2
AMF Bowling1Kroger9
AT&T4LA Fitness1
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy3
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture6
Advance Auto Parts5LensCrafters2
Aeropostale3Little Caesars Pizza3
Aerosoles1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters3Macy's1
Ann Taylor3MasterBrand Cabinets11
Apple Store1Mazda1
Applebee's2McDonald's14
Arby's4Men's Wearhouse3
Audi1Motherhood Maternity4
AutoZone6New Balance6
Avenue1New York & Co2
BMW1Nike29
Bakers1Nissan1
Banana Republic1Office Depot1
Barnes & Noble2Old Country Buffet1
Baskin-Robbins2Old Navy2
Bath & Body Works3Olive Garden1
Bebe1On The Border1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback1
Best Western1Outback Steakhouse1
Blockbuster8Pac Sun2
Brooks Brothers1Panera Bread4
Budget Car Rental3Papa John's Pizza3
Burger King6Payless4
Buybuy BABY1Penske5
CVS14PetSmart1
Cache1Pier 1 Imports1
Carson Pirie Scott2Pizza Hut5
Casual Male XL1Popeyes1
Catherines1Pottery Barn1
Charlotte Russe1Quality1
Chevrolet4Quiznos1
Chick-Fil-A2RadioShack7
Chico's2Ramada1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Raymour & Flanigan1
Cinnabon 3Red Lobster1
Clarks1Red Robin3
Cold Stone Creamery3Red Roof Inn1
Coldwater Creek2Rite Aid9
Comfort Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Comfort Suites2Ruby Tuesday2
Curves3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DHL8SAS Shoes1
Deb1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza5Sears7
DressBarn1Sephora1
Dressbarn1Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts24Soma Intimates1
Econo Lodge1Spencer Gifts1
Express1Sprint Nextel5
Famous Footwear2Staples3
Fashion Bug2Starbucks6
FedEx49Subaru1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Subway27
Foot Locker2Super 81
Forever 211T-Mobile12
GNC7T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop6T.J.Maxx1
Gap1Taco Bell4
Giant4Talbots2
Gymboree1Target2
H&R Block12The Limited1
Hilton3The Room Place3
Holiday Inn6Toyota1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot2True Value1
Honda1U-Haul25
Hot Topic1UPS39
Howard Johnson1Value City Furniture1
Hyundai1Vans3
IHOP1Verizon Wireless8
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret2
J.Crew1Volkswagen2
JCPenney1Waffle House2
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens4
Jones New York7Walmart2
Journeys2Wendy's10
Justice2Wet Seal1
KFC3Wingate1
Kincaid2YMCA2

Lehigh County on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"