Living in the Lehigh Valley

The Lehigh Valley covers 730 square-miles across Lehigh and Northampton counties. It includes three vibrant cities – Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton – and an abundance of small towns and boroughs.

There is a reason 9 out of 10 residents rate the Lehigh Valley as an excellent or good place to live.

The region boasts dozens of scenic parks and recreational areas, strong school districts, cutting-edge programs at traditional colleges and universities, a thriving arts, and culture scene, and entertainment for all ages. Discover everything the Lehigh Valley has to offer.

To learn more about the Lehigh Valley and the many things to explore, please visit our regional destination marketing organization, DiscoverLehighValley.com

Lehigh ValleyQuick Facts

By the Numbers
$41.2 Billion

2018 Gross Domestic Product

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City Center Lehigh Valley
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10.6% of Labor Force
Employed in Manufacturing

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$3.8 Billion

Exports in 2019

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Air Products
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$65,119

Median Household Income

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PPL Electric Utilities
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672,907

Population

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Olympus
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358,000

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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$7.3 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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10,754 degrees awarded by Lehigh Valley colleges (2017-18 academic year)

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Fuling
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85,000 employed in "Eds & Meds" sectors

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149,000

Population between ages 18 and 34

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