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Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 345.2 square miles
Population Density 1,012.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 355,092
Population change 1.6%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 22.8%
65 and over 15.7%
Females 51.3%
White 85.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 20.7
Asian 3.4%
Two or more races 2.3%
Black or African American 8.2%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 28.1%
Veterans 23,497
Households and Housing
Households 133,289
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.4%
Median household income $54,923
The per capita income $27,923
Live below the poverty line. 13.7%
housing units 142,775
Multi-unit structures 24%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $196,600
Residents owning their homes. 67.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 27,183
Women-owned firms 29.5%
Asian-owned firms 3.5%
Hispanic-owned firms 8.3%
Black-owned firms 4.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $5,081,208
Retail sales per capita $15,047
Manufacturers shipments $7,031,570
Merchant wholesaler sales $0