Living in Lehighton, PA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Lehighton, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Population
5,304
Unemployment
12.8%
Poverty
23.4%
Median Home
$114,200
Median Income
$42,294
Median Rent
$740

Lehighton SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
4

Lehighton, PA Crime Report

102
Total Crimes
1,921.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-22.43%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lehighton
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 102 1,921.3 1,709.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 23 433.2 306.4 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.2 5.0
Robbery 2 37.7 76.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 20 376.7 191.1 250.2
Property Crime 79 1,488.0 1,403.4 2,109.9
Burglary 21 395.6 182.4 340.5
Larceny 49 923.0 1,124.2 1,549.5
Car Theft 9 169.5 96.8 219.9

Lehighton, PA Cost Of Living

95
Lehighton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Lehighton Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 95 99 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 100 103 100
Health 98 94 100
Housing 79 91 100
Transportation 106 109 100
Utilities 107 111 100

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Rankings for Lehighton in Pennsylvania

Map Of Lehighton, PA

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Population over time in Lehighton

Year Population % Change
2019 5,304 -0.2%
2018 5,313 -0.4%
2017 5,332 -0.5%
2016 5,360 -0.5%
2015 5,388 -0.7%
2014 5,427 -0.8%
2013 5,473 -0.4%
2012 5,495 -0.7%
2011 5,536 -0.2%
2010 5,548 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lehighton

White
90.4% (4,794)
African American
4.1% (215)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.1% (110)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.5% (27)
Hispanic
3.0% (158)
Race Lehighton PA USA
White 90.4% 76.4% 60.7%
African American 4.1% 10.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 3.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.0% 7.3% 18.0%

Gender in Lehighton

Female
49.6% (2,630)
Male
50.4% (2,674)
Gender Lehighton PA USA
Female 49.6% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lehighton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (159)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (689)
High School / GED
47.0% (2,492)
Some College
10.0% (530)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (477)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (636)
Master's Degree
5.0% (265)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (53)
Education Lehighton PA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 47.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 10.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lehighton, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
8.5% (45,176)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (34,658)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.2% (75,054)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (55,454)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (84,137)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.1% (69,317)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.2% (91,069)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.2% (64,537)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (8,126)
$200,000 or more
0.5% (2,868)
Income Lehighton PA USA
Less than $10,000 8.5% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.2% 9.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 9.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 12.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.1% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.2% 13.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.2% 15.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 6.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.5% 6.6% 7.7%

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