Lehigh County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Lehigh County Population Demographics top

Total Population 413,442
Male Population 202,527
Female Population 210,915
Male Population 48.99 %
Female Population 51.01 %
Median Age 43.4
Citizen US Born 347,437
Citizen not US Born 47,040
Not Citizen 18,965
Citizen US Born 84.04 %
Citizen not US Born 11.38 %
Not Citizen 4.59 %
Moved from Abroad 3,126
Moved from Same Country 34,959
Moved from Same State 12,756
Moved from Different State 9,746
Same House as Last Year 348,059
Moved from Abroad 0.76 %
Moved from Same Country 8.46 %
Moved from Same State 3.09 %
Moved from Different State 2.36 %
Same House as Last Year 84.19 %

Occupational Employment in Lehigh County top

White Collar 152,472
Blue Collar 47,210
White Collar 36.88 %
Blue Collar 11.42 %
Self Employees 13,492
Private Companies 146,603
Governmental Workers 15,576
Not for Profit Companies 24,011
Self Employees 3.26 %
Private Companies 35.46 %
Governmental Workers 3.77 %
Not for Profit Companies 5.81 %

Number of Households in Lehigh County top

Total Households 155,848
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 104,035
Non-family Households 51,813
Non-family Households 25.16 %
Family Households 12.53 %
Households with Children 50,211
Households without Children 105,637
Households with Children 12.14 %
Households without Children 25.55 %

Median and Average Income in Lehigh County top

Average Household Income $83,792.79
Median Household Income $67,083.00
People below Poverty Level 53,242
People above Poverty Level 341,812

Housing in Lehigh County top

Housing Units 165,515
Median Year Built 1972
Built in 1939 or Earlier 42,152
Built between 1940 and 1949 9,551
Built between 1950 and 1959 21,503
Built between 1960 and 1969 17,215
Built between 1970 and 1979 22,060
Built between 1980 and 1989 15,882
Built between 1990 and 1999 15,266
Built between 2000 and 2009 18,171
Built in 2010 or Later 3,715
Occupied Housing Units 155,848
Owner Occupied 100,619
Renter Occupied 55,229
Owner Occupied 24.34 %
Renter Occupied 13.36 %
With Mortgage 65,317
Without Mortgage 35,302
Median Value with Mortgage $212,600.00
Median Value without Mortgage $202,200.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,111.00
With Mortgage 15.8 %
Without Mortgage 8.54 %

Lehigh County Education Statistics top

No High School 12,148
Some High School 132,028
Some College 71,839
Associate Degree 27,490
Bachelor's Degree 52,171
Graduate Degree 31,936
No High School 2.94 %
Some High School 31.93 %
Some College 17.38 %
Associate Degree 6.65 %
Bachelor's Degree 12.62 %
Graduate Degree 7.72 %

Marital Status in Lehigh County top

Never Married 116,458
Married 166,791
Separated 8,594
Widowed 20,111
Divorced 33,823
Never Married 28.17 %
Married 40.34 %
Separated 2.08 %
Widowed 4.86 %
Divorced 8.18 %

Means of Transport to Work in Lehigh County top

Car 174,936
Bus or TrolleyBus 4,342
Railroad 20
Ferryboat 15
Bicycle 468
Motorcycle 206
TaxiCab 73
Walk 5,600

Recently added listings in Lehigh County top

$320,000 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
$259,999 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$214,900 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
$214,900 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Lehigh County is an area in Lehigh Valley,Pennsylvania with a population of 413,442. There are 202,527 male residents living in Lehigh County and 210,915 female residents. The total number of households is 155,848 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 43 with 166,791 people being married and 178,986 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 76.36% white collar employees and 23.64% blue collar employees in Lehigh County.
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