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Learn more about the benefits of investing in Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation.

Contact Jaime Whalen, VP of Administration & Investor Relations, at 610-266-6775 or [email protected].

 

Lehigh ValleyQuick Facts

Industry Spotlight

9.1% of Labor Force
Employed in Professional, Technical, Financial & Business Services
Q2 2017

By the Numbers
$39.1 Billion

Gross Domestic Product
2016

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City Center Lehigh Valley
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10% of Labor Force
Employed in Manufacturing
Q2 2018

By the Numbers
$3.65 Billion

Exports
2017

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Air Products
By the Numbers
$59,989

Median Household Income

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PPL Electric Utilities
By the Numbers
24,246

New Jobs Created Over Past 5 Years

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National Penn
By the Numbers
669,899

Population

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Olympus
By the Numbers
344,623

Labor Force

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Lutron Electronics
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17.4% of Labor Force
Employed in Health Care & Social Assistance
Q2 2018

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7.9% of Labor Force
Employed in Education
Q2 2018

By the Numbers
5,073

Technology Patents from 2000-2015

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Mack Trucks
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10.7% of Labor Force
Employed in Accomodation, Food Services, Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

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UGI
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NFI
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15% of the total community college degrees awarded in PA
2015-2016 academic year

By the Numbers
$6.9 Billion

Manufactuing Contribution to GDP

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BB&T
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68th largest metropolitan area in the U.S. by population

By the Numbers
$8 Billion

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Contribution to GDP

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Seedcopa
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9,747 degrees awarded by colleges and universities
2014-2015 academic year

By the Numbers
$5.3 Billion

Professional & Business Services
Contribution to GDP

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Fuling
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80,000 employed in "Eds & Meds" sectors

By the Numbers
21.7%

Population between ages 18 and 34

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Workforce Board