Bethlehem SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
8

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Bethlehem is a city in Lehigh and Northampton counties in the Lehigh Valley region of the eastern portion of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 74,982, making it the seventh largest city in Pennsylvania, after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Allentown, Erie, Reading, and Scranton. Of this, 55,639 were in Northampton County, and 19,343 were in Lehigh County.
Population
75,240
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
15.8%
Median Home
$168,600
Median Income
$51,880
Median Rent
$993

Rankings for Bethlehem in Pennsylvania

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Map Of Bethlehem, PA

Population over time in Bethlehem

Year Population % Change
2017 75,240 0.2%
2016 75,110 0.1%
2015 75,004 -0.1%
2014 75,050 0.0%
2013 75,030 0.0%
2012 75,016 0.1%
2011 74,965 0.3%
2010 74,752 -

Crime in Bethlehem Per 100k

Crime Bethlehem PA USA
Violent Crime 788.5 313.3 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.8 5.3
Robbery 81.0 92.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 669.0 182.6 248.9
Property Crime 1803.9 1649.4 2362.0
Burglary 248.2 250.3 430.4
Larceny 1492.0 1297.7 1694.0
Car Theft 63.7 101.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Bethlehem

White
60.1% (45,227)
African American
5.9% (4,442)
American Indian
0.1% (52)
Asian
2.9% (2,219)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (107)
Two Or More
2.3% (1,738)
Hispanic
28.5% (21,455)
Race Bethlehem PA USA
White 60.1% 77.3% 61.5%
African American 5.9% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 3.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 28.5% 6.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
7.6% (571,824)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (436,392)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (827,640)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (805,068)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.4% (1,008,216)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (1,406,988)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (902,880)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.1% (985,644)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (316,008)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (255,816)
Income Bethlehem PA USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 4.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 10.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 9.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.4% 13.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.1% 14.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 5.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 5.5% 6.3%

Gender in Bethlehem

Female
51.3% (38,626)
Male
48.7% (36,613)
Gender Bethlehem PA USA
Female 51.3% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bethlehem for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.7% (3,505)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (6,002)
High School / GED
33.8% (25,467)
Some College
17.7% (13,305)
Associate's Degree
8.1% (6,064)
Bachelor's Degree
16.3% (12,295)
Master's Degree
8.0% (5,985)
Professional Degree
1.7% (1,260)
Doctorate Degree
1.8% (1,353)
Education Bethlehem PA USA
< 9th Grade 4.7% 3.3% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 33.8% 35.6% 27.3%
Some College 17.7% 16.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.1% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.3% 18.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.7% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.8% 1.4% 1.4%

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