Lehighton is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,367, it is the 175th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4557th largest city in the United States. Lehighton is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually but its population has decreased by -2.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,500 in 2010. Lehighton reached it's highest population of 6,615 in 1940. Spanning over 2 miles, Lehighton has a population density of 3,307 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lehighton is $51,302 with a poverty rate of 22.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $698 per month, and the median house value is $116,900. The median age in Lehighton is 44.3 years, 41.5 years for males, and 46.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males.