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The county is in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 326,050. This was an increase of 4.47% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Lehigh County was $32,374. This was an increase of 20.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 105% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
26% of Lehigh County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lehigh County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Lehigh County include Allen Union Cemetery, Arlington Cemetery, Assumption Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Cedar Heights Cemetery, Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Egypt Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Lehigh County include Alburtis, Allentown, Breinigsville, Catasauqua, Center Valley, Claussville, Coopersburg, Coplay, East Texas, Egypt ... View communities
Colleges in Lehigh County include Cedar Crest College, DeSales University, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Muhlenberg College, Penn State Lehigh Valley ... View colleges
School districts in Lehigh County include Allentown City SD, Catasauqua Area SD, East Penn SD, Northern Lehigh SD, Northwestern Lehigh SD, Parkland SD, Salisbury Township SD, Southern Lehigh SD, Whitehall-Coplay SD ... View school districts
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Libraries in Lehigh County include Allentown Public Library, Coplay Public Library, Emmaus Public Library, Lower Macungie Library, Parkland Community Library, Public Library of Catasauqua, Slatington Library Inc, South Branch Library, Southern Lehigh Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lehigh County include Allentown Times, Morning Call ... View newspapers
Lehigh County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lehigh County political report.
Airports in Lehigh County include Lehigh Valley International
Hotels in Lehigh County include Allentown Days Inn, Comfort Inn Lehigh Valley West, Comfort Suites Allentown, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Hawthorn Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Allentown ... More hotels
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