Lehigh Valley, PA:
Come here. Start here. Grow here.
Lehigh Valley, located 90 minutes west of New York City and 60 minutes north of Philadelphia, is one of the fastest growing regions of Pennsylvania. Our population of 688,000 has grown by 6.2% over the last decade. And among the 18-to-34 age group, we’ve grown by more than 10% — the fastest growth rate for that segment of any region in Pennsylvania.
The Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton metropolitan area, within which the Lehigh Valley is located, is the 68th largest by population in the United States, with economic output totaling $42.9 billion. That’s larger than the entire GDP of three U.S. states.
Site Selection magazine recognized the Lehigh Valley as one of the top performing regions for economic development in the Northeast in 2021. In addition, we’ve ranked among the top regions of our size (population 200,000 to 1 million) for six years in a row. To learn more about the continuing transformation of our economy, check out the 2021 LVEDC Annual Report.
Our 18017 ZIP code in Bethlehem ranked #6 on the list of the hottest residential real estate markets in the United States by the influential website Realtor.com.
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