Located just 90 minutes west of New York City and an hour north of Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley is no one’s suburb. It’s the 69th largest metropolitan region in the United States, and the third largest in Pennsylvania.

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Check out the additional maps below, created and provided by the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, to learn more about the fastest growing region in the state.

 

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Lehigh Valley Base Map

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Existing Land Use

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Generalized Zoning

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General Land Use

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Municipalities

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Industrial & Office Use

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Transportation

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Traffic

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Sewer

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Water

 

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
By the Numbers
$65,119

Median Household Income

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PPL Electric Utilities
By the Numbers
672,907

Population

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Olympus
By the Numbers
358,000

Labor Force

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

By the Numbers
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

By the Numbers
$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

By the Numbers
149,000

Population between ages 18 and 34

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