Lehigh Valley is a two-county region in eastern Pennsylvania. Areas within Lehigh Valley include: two counties (Lehigh and Northampton), 62 distinct municipalities, and three cities; Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton. Located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City, the Lehigh Valley is the 69th largest metropolitan region in the United States, with a $35.4 billion GDP. Lehigh Valley has a balanced and diversified economy across unique settings, from rural to urban environments and everything in between.

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Learn about the unique assets of the areas within Lehigh Valley through the videos and sites below.

Areas within Lehigh Valley:

Lehigh County

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Northampton County

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Allentown

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Bethlehem

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Easton

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Slate Belt

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Lehigh ValleyQuick Facts

By the Numbers
$40.1 Billion

Gross Domestic Product

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City Center Lehigh Valley
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11% of Labor Force
Employed in Manufacturing

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$3.65 Billion

Exports

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Air Products
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$62,489

Median Household Income

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PPL Electric Utilities
By the Numbers
26,000

New Jobs Created Over Past 5 Years

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669,899

Population

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Olympus
By the Numbers
345,260

Labor Force

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Lutron Electronics
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26.1% of Labor Force
Employed in "Eds & Meds" sectors

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5,073

Technology Patents

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Mack Trucks
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UGI
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NFI
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14% of the total community college degrees awarded in PA

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$7.4 Billion

Manufacturing Contribution to GDP

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BB&T
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69th largest metropolitan area in the U.S. by population

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Seedcopa
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10,328 degrees awarded by colleges and universities

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Fuling
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81,000 employed in "Eds & Meds" sectors

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26.97%

Population between ages 18 and 34

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