Lehighton is located in east Pennsylvania. Lehighton is between the Carbon, Schuylkill county. Lehighton has 1.62 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lehighton population is 5,427, which has shrunk 1.99% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.89% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lehighton median household income is $42,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 48.78% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 32.44% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lehighton median house value is $133,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 86.23% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 70.00% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lehighton is close to the state average in quality. The Lehighton area codes are 484, 610.