Lehighton Information

Lehighton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lehighton, PA

General Lehighton Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Carbon County

Close cities: Nesquehoning, PA, Bowmanstown, PA, Ashfield, PA, Weissport, PA, Palmerton, PA, Weissport East, PA, Jim Thorpe, PA, Andreas, PA, Aquashicola, PA, Parryville, PA, Slatedale, PA

Lehighton Population (census data)
Total 5,468 (-1.4% since 2000)
Male 2,545 (46.5%)
Female 2,923 (53.5%)

Population Density: 3,191 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 88.6 (US Avg is 100)

Lehighton Elevation: 570 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1866

Land Area: 1.71 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,193

Zip Codes: 18235.

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Lehighton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (34.0%)
  • United States (14.6%)
  • Irish (6.9%)
  • Dutch (6.2%)
  • Italian (4.7%)
  • English (2.6%)

Lehighton School Information

High Schools
Lehighton Area High School (1 Indian Lane, Lehighton, PA, 18235 - Lehighton Area School District District)
Middle Schools
Lehighton Area Middle School (301 Beaver Run Road, Lehighton, PA, 18235 - Lehighton Area School District District)
Elementary Schools
East Penn Elementary School (496 W Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, PA, 18235 - Lehighton Area School District District)
Franklin Elementary School (1122 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, PA, 18235 - Lehighton Area School District District)
Mahoning Elementary School (2466 Mahoning Drive E, Lehighton, PA, 18235 - Lehighton Area School District District)
Shull-David Elementary School (200 Beaver Run Road, Lehighton, PA, 18235 - Lehighton Area School District District)
Towamensing Elementary School (7920 Interchange Road, Lehighton, PA, 18235 - Palmerton Area School District District)

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