Our Community

The population that makes up the Lehigh Valley and surrounding area is diverse and brings to our community an eclectic mix of cultures, experiences, and lifestyles. Here is an overview of the demographic information we have gathered that paints a picture of the Lehigh Valley as a whole.

Two-County Population: 658,477
Gross Domestic Product: $35.4 billion
Median Age: 40.3
Median Household Income: $57,510
Unemployment Rate: 5.3%
Labor Force Size: 335,400
Educational Attainment: 16.5%
Population Growth % (Since Last Decennial Census): 2%
Earnings by Place of Work: $18.788 million
Earnings by Place of Work: $18.788 million
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Lehigh ValleyQuick Facts

  • Industry Spotlight

    15.3% of Labor Force
    Employed in Professional & Business Services
    Q3 2015

  • By the Numbers
    $35.4 Billion

    Gross Domestic Product

  • Investor Spotlight
    City Center Lehigh Valley
  • Industry Spotlight

    11.3% of Labor Force
    Employed in Manufacturing
    Q3 2015

  • By the Numbers
    $4.3 Billion

    Exports (2014)

  • Investor Spotlight
    Air Products
  • Industry Spotlight

    1325 Total Office Buildings

  • By the Numbers
    $61,841

    Median Household Income

  • Investor Spotlight
    PPL Electric Utilities
  • Industry Spotlight

    1707 Total Industrial Buildings

  • By the Numbers
    24,400

    New Jobs Created Over Past 5 Years

  • Investor Spotlight
    National Penn
  • Industry Spotlight

    6.35% Industrial
    Vacancy Rate

  • By the Numbers
    658,477

    Population

  • Investor Spotlight
    Olympus
  • Industry Spotlight

    1325 Total Office Buildings

  • By the Numbers
    336,100

    Labor Force

  • Investor Spotlight
    Lutron Electronics
  • Industry Spotlight

    15.3% of Labor Force
    Employed in Leisure & Hospitality
    Q3 2015

  • By the Numbers
    4,359

    Technology Patents from 2000-2013

  • Investor Spotlight
    Mack Trucks
  • Investor Spotlight
    UGI
  • Investor Spotlight
    NFI