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Lehigh County, PA

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Lehigh County, PA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatAllentown, PA
  • Population349,497
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 345.1700
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 1012.5000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010349,497188 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)20101,012.50162 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20189.7%827 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201825.4%299 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.5%835 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016936.302197 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201620.5%2787 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20169.501395 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201846.8%1888 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20166296 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20157.9%2802 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201816.6%1871 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$1,029,584,000.00150 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20179180 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201190.542145 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201981.5%673 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20024.40126 of 251
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20184405 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201111.881558 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2016$1,629,526.5473 of 654
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$7,093,180,000.00198 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20104.4%149 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)20001,218,65112 of 26
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201231.1%1606 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201859177 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201866198 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20103,851296 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201937,836.262016 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$2,349,000,000.0094 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$8,828,000,000.00195 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$4,663,000,000.0054 of 2178
Population (County)2050450,000217 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$271,245.00218 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050363,000179 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205039,000226 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050371217 of 2780
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