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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Lehigh County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It was formed in 1812 from parts of Northampton County. As of 2000, the population of the county is 312,090. Its county seat is Allentown. Lehigh County is named after the Lehigh River (whose name is derived from the Delaware Indian term Lechauweki or Lechauwekink, meaning "where there are forks") , which runs through the county's two largest cities, Allentown and Bethlehem. It is located in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the eastern part of the state. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Pennsylvania State$130,645 Average House Value (as of 2000)
292,166 Population (as of 2000)$49,970 Average House Income (as of 2000)
317,107 Population (current)339.7 Square Miles of Land
2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)0.5 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
7,567 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$1,265,220,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
136,869 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$5,207,677,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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