Lehigh, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Lehigh Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Lehigh Content

Also See: Lehigh, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Lehigh, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lehigh had a population of 406 as of July 1, 2017. Lehigh ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lehigh is located at latitude 42.3582 and longitude -94.0534 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lehigh (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 955 feet.

The City of Lehigh (GNIS ID: 2395671) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lehigh is located within Township of Sumner, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lehigh population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


City of Lehigh, IA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | IA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Sumner | Webster County | Iowa Counties

Search the map for:

Lehigh, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 406
Daytime Population: Workers 47
Daytime Population: Residents 208
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 255
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 406
Population in Familes 306
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 194
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $33,751
Average Household Income $48,712
Per Capita Income $23,645


Total Housing Units 231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $81,250
Average Home Value $114,198


Total Households 201
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.34% -0.3%
Households -0.27% -0.3%
Families 0.23% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Lehigh, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lehigh to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 524 48th
Population Density # 878 13th
Diversity Index # 935 7th
Median Household Income # 1004 1st
Per Capita Income # 859 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.

Iowa Research Tools

Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Iowa Census Data
Highest or Lowest: