Allentown is currently the fastest growing major city in Pennsylvania. It is the largest city in the larger metropolitan area known as the Lehigh Valley, the other two cities being Bethlehem, and Easton. Allentown is the county seat of Lehigh County.
There are approximately 30 million people living within 100 miles (160 km) of Allentown and the city has direct access to some of the largest markets, seaports, airports, railways and population centres in the United States but with a lower cost of living than many surrounding cities and regions.
Allentown was one of only six communities in the United States to have been named a "national success story" in April 2016 by the Urban Land Institute for its downtown redevelopment and transformation that has generated nearly $1 billion in new development projects as of April 2019.
Allentown has a population of over 121,442 people. Allentown also forms part of the wider Lehigh Valley metropolitan area which has a population of over 821,623 people.
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