Census Numbers Show Lehigh Valley Diversifying: Hispanic Population Now a Majority in Allentown

The U.S. Census Bureau’s population data shows that after years of population growth, the Hispanic population has become a large majority of Allentown, with the Lehigh Valley facing a decline in the population of whites over the last decade.

Hispanic Population Growth in Lehigh Valley

As of 2020, approximately 54 percent of the city’s population, mo