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EASTON

assets Assets

  • Compact walkable downtown with many festivals and events throughout the year
  • Proximity to NJ, NY and Philadelphia markets (with established convenient bus service)
  • Affordable office space and labor, with a focus on small business opportunities
  • Recreational Amenities (multiple parks, connection to regional canal paths/trails, river sports)
  • Strong millennial demographic and large arts community

opportunitiesOpportunities

  • Former Express-Times building (office space)
  • Santander Bank Building (office space)
  • Alpha Building (office space)
  • Easton City Hall/Intermodal
  • Silk Mill Development (redevelopment)
  • Heritage Lanes (redevelopment)
  • Wells Fargo Building
  • Black Diamond property (redevelopment)

snapshotCommunity Snapshot

  • Population: 27,109 (2017 U.S. Census Bureau 5-year estimate)
  • 30% of population between the ages of 18 and 34
  • Median household income: $46,835 (in 2017 dollars, U.S. Census Bureau)
  • Median age: 34.2
  • Labor force: 12,876
  • 1,765 businesses (2012 Economic Census)
  • Largest employing industry is Manufacturing (17% of labor force)
  • 3,400 residents enrolled in college

Easton, Pennsylvania, is America’s quintessential small city: a vibrant retail and restaurant destination thriving with cultural attractions, a glistening riverfront, and activity for all ages. A river community that draws artists, entrepreneurs, and restaurateurs, Easton is home to a high percentage of millennials as well as a growing downtown perfect for small businesses. The city boasts an unmatched quality of life, alive with farmers markets, festivals, bicycle trails, arts and culture, entertainment, river parks and trails. It’s also a food-lover’s paradise, with a growing restaurant scene, craft breweries, three markets, and multiple major food festivals. Enjoy a stroll downtown, or stop at the Riverfront to enjoy views of the Delaware and Lehigh rivers. Visit the State Theatre or the Crayola Experience, or enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through the city’s historic district. With great educational institutions like Lafayette College, contiguous neighborhoods with affordable housing, and its close proximity to New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, there’s a lot to love about Easton, Pennsylvania.

Easton

America’s Quintessential Small City.

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Lehigh Valley Economic
Development Corporation

610-266-6775
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The mission of the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation is to market the economic assets of the Lehigh Valley and to serve as a regional shared services and resource center to help businesses to come, grow, and start here.