lehighton Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 49 1.7 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 1,790 62.3 % 32.2 %
Some College 549 19.1 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 314 10.9 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 169 5.9 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 2,483 86.5 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 376 13.1 % 13.1 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 5,360 - -
19 years old and under 1,403 26.2 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 1,497 27.9 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 1,499 28.0 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 961 17.9 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 5,087 99.9 % 84.4 %
Spanish 5 0.1 % 14.4 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 669 31.2 % 33.6 %
Married 898 41.8 % 50.4 %
Separated 94 4.4 % 2.5 %
Divorced 485 22.6 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 2,530 - -
Occupied Housing Units 2,204 87.1 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 326 12.9 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,107 43.8 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 498 19.7 % 5.9 %
2-Units 402 15.9 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 198 7.8 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 212 8.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 30 1.2 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 83 3.3 % 9.0 %
Built 1990 to 1999 15 0.6 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 173 6.8 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 201 7.9 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 192 7.6 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 426 16.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,494 59.1 % 12.8 %
Electric 482 19.1 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 1,018 40.2 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 505 20.0 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 49 1.9 % 4.1 %
Coal 125 4.9 % 0.1 %
Wood 10 0.4 % 1.6 %
Other Fuel 15 0.6 % 0.4 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 5,072 96.1 % 75.1 %
African-American 149 2.8 % 13.1 %
Asian 57 1.1 % 5.6 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 43,040 57,617
Median Family Income 50,313 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 20,519 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 64.52 %
  • Temperature 83.02 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.77 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.13
    [CDD] 7.77

Earthquakes

Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.08 %
6.0 0.02 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area

Public Information

Unemployment Information

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com