Please direct all media inquiries to Colin McEvoy, Director of Communications, at (610) 266-3817 or [email protected].

Press Releases

Click here to access news releases previously issued to the media by LVEDC.

Data Reports available for download

Click here for the latest economic data about the Lehigh Valley.

 

2018 Annual Report


 

Delta SKY Magazine Profile on Lehigh Valley

Lehigh Valley was selected as the featured region for the in-flight magazine of Delta Air Lines in December 2019, provided to more than 6 million passengers during the busiest travel month of the year.

Read the 26-page section by clicking the image below or visiting here.

The cover of the Delta Air Lines feature on the Lehigh Valley. (courtesy image)

Don Cunningham Bio

Click here for biographical information for Don Cunningham, LVEDC’s President and CEO.

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
By the Numbers
$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

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
$7.4 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

By the Numbers
26.97%

Population between ages 18 and 34

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