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Bethlehem, PA: What you need to know

In the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania is Bethlehem, a scenic city with 39 park sites and many covered bridges. Once a major steel-producing community, the current economy of Bethlehem is more diverse in sectors such as education, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and technology. Students can attend Lehigh University and Moravian College, and the city is famous for an annual 10-day Musikfest in August that draws more than 1 million people.


Bethlehem, PA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 75,004
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $47,291
Median Home Price $170,500

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Bethlehem, PA Demographics

Median Population in Bethlehem, PA

Median Age 35.5%
Age 18 Over 81.1%
Age 21 Over 72.6%
Age 62 Over 19.1%
Age 65 Over 15.6%

Race in Bethlehem, PA

  Ethnicity White 78.6%
  Ethnicity Black 6.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.7%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 26.6%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 6.4%

Population By Gender in Bethlehem, PA

  Male 48.6%
  Female 51.4%

Language in Bethlehem, PA

  English Only 75.5%
  English Other 24.5%

Economics in Bethlehem, PA

  Median Household Income $47,291
  Median Home Price $170,500
  Homes Owned 49.2%
  Homes Rent 50.8%
  Median Property Rent $932

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Commute Types in Bethlehem, PA

  Walked 5%
  Worked at Home 3.4%
  Public Transportation 3.8%
  Other Means 2.7%
  Drove Alone 76.5%
  Carpooled 8.4%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 19
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