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Lehigh is a city in Webster County, in the Fort Dodge metro area.

The community was named for Lehigh, PA

The latitude of Lehigh is 42.36N. The longitude is -94.051W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 965 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 488.


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Median household income
Local
$25,227
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lehigh demographic reports
Lehigh is on the Des Moines River
Former and merged names include:
· Slabtown
Nearby parks & recreation: Brushy Creek State Park, Dolliver Memorial State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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29% of Lehigh residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lehigh ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lehigh was $13,816, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Lehigh residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lehigh, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $235.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $553.


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Libraries in Lehigh include Lehigh Public Library ... View libraries

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Webster County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lehigh political report.

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The average commute time for Lehigh workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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