Lehighton, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,546 housing units in Lehighton. This represents a 3.1% growth from 2,469 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,546 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lehighton is about 55.2%. Lehighton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.2%. Average household size is 2.31 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lehighton were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom16%
Two Bedrooms29.50%
Three Bedrooms46.30%
Four Bedrooms5.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.57
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$71,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$65,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.98
Median year structure was built1947
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$375

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.30%
Home Equity Loan13.10%
Simple Mortgage37.80%
Debt Free43.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.1%