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Lehighton - Carbon countyPopulation 5,537
Lehighton, Pennsylvania, in Carbon county, is 19 miles NW of Allentown, Pennsylvania and 67 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton metropolitan area. Lehighton contains a population of approximately 5,537.
The People and Families of Lehighton
In Lehighton, about 50% of adults are married.
Lehighton has an abundance of women! Well, at any rate the famale/male ratio there is higher than in most places. The town boasts a large population of senior citizens with a wealth of life experience.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Lehighton had a median family income of $35,673.
Political donors in Lehighton favored George W. Bush in the 2004 Presidential race, contributing $4,500. Among political parties, the Republican party was tops in raising money in the town.
Lehighton has, of course, a mix of various types of housing. Recently 55% of the livable housing units were owner-occupied. Housing stock in the town might be described as older since the age of the average home is on the high side. Lehighton, among other things, is known as a good place for singles and couples to rent apartments.
In Lehighton, 88% of commuters drive to work. Start your engines: the good people of the town do a lot of driving. Lehighton Population (2000)