Among the many strategic advantages of locating or expanding a business in the Lehigh Valley is the affordable cost of living, especially compared with nearby big cities in the Northeast.
Lehigh Valley offers an affordable place to live with an incredible quality of life, award-winning healthcare systems, world-class educational institutions, and top places to work.
Want to see just how affordable we are? Use this convenient tool to compare the Lehigh Valley to other regions on cost-of-living data published quarterly by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER). Just select a location from the drop-down menu of cities in the “Moving From” box to see the comparison.
For more information on life in Lehigh Valley, check out Welcome to Lehigh Valley – A Guide to Relocation.
Since 1968, C2ER’s Cost of Living Index has provided an accurate and reliable benchmark of expenses for food, housing, transportation, utilities, health care, and miscellaneous goods and services. C2ER is an independent, national organization of community research professionals. LVEDC is a member of C2ER.
Compare living expenses and you’ll see that the Lehigh Valley is the most affordable location within the largest and most attractive market in the U.S.