Lehigh County, PA

Population 355,245

Lehigh County, PA Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 29.4%

Registered Offenders

94.38% Lower than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

571 Found nearby

Unemployment

Very High 16.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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95 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 95 K-12 public schools in Lehigh County, PA and 49 private schools. Homefacts rates Lehigh County's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

36 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$225,000 compared to May 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    3.5%
  • Rented
    34.7%
  • Owned
    61.8%

773 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Lehigh County, PA issued 773 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 773 permits, 449 were issued for single family homes and 324 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lehigh County, PA issued 528 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 528 permits, 510 were issued for single family homes and 18 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $668
  • 1 Bedroom: $824
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,048
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,352
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,427

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Environmental Hazards

571 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Lehigh County, PA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Lehigh County, PA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.52 Average
    Lehigh County, PA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 28.88°
  • February 31.9°
  • March 42.08°
  • April 52.05°
  • May 61.97°
  • June 70.49°
  • July 75.23°
  • August 72.4°
  • September 65.42°
  • October 54.1°
  • November 43.4°
  • December 36.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lehigh County, PA

Earthquakes
Lehigh County, PA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Lehigh County, PA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Lehigh County, PA has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Lehigh County, PA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lehigh County, PA: $60,498

Unemployment

Unemployment in Lehigh County is 16.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 15.5% and 6.1% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 40.54%
White Collar - 59.46%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Tom Wolf
  • Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
  • Sen. Patrick J. Toomey

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

97 FCC Towers view all