Lehigh County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 372,195 with a growth rate of 0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lehigh County, Pennsylvania is the 11th largest county in Pennsylvania. The 2010 Population was 350,164 and has seen a growth of 6.29% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.15%.
75.29% of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 24.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.76% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 40.71% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.38%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
88.06% of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 58.90% having been born in Pennsylvania. 5.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.