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Lansford is a borough in Carbon County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.

The community was named after Asa Lansford Foster, mining engineer and proponent of public schools

The latitude of Lansford is 40.831N. The longitude is -75.882W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,148 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,198.


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Median household income
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$27,478
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lansford demographic reports
Lansford is above Panther Creek Valley
Former and merged names include:
· Ashton
· Storm Hill

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14% of Lansford residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lansford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lansford was $14,347, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Lansford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lansford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $319.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $686.


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Carbon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lansford political report.

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The average commute time for Lansford workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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