For those who call the Lehigh Valley home, residents relish the small town feel of quiet countryside and quaint Main streets nestled among rolling hills and valleys. They enjoy easy access to downtown life, bustling bistros, and thriving local businesses. The Lehigh Valley is comprised of three main cities - Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton with an abundance of small towns and municipalities scattered throughout the region. It’s conveniently located 60 minutes north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of Manhattan, is easily accessible to major highways and has its’ own international airport.
According to the 2010 Census, over 820,000 people call the Lehigh Valley home and are working directly inside the Valley or commuting to larger cities. The number of homes and neighborhoods built in the area has increased exponentially as residents enjoy a lower cost of living, more affordable real estate with lower taxes, and a favorable business climate. Over 24,000 new jobs have been created over the past 5 years and the median household income hovers around $57,500, as noted by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation. In 2014, the Lehigh Valley was recognized by Site Selection Magazine as the top performing region of its size for economic development in the Northeastern U.S.
The Lehigh Valley is home to top-notch hospitals, outstanding colleges and universities, award-winning school districts, and vital businesses, both large and small. We invite you to learn more about our beautiful Lehigh Valley.
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