Bethlehem employment information

IndexBethlehemNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$25,796$26,779$29,829
Median household income$58,778$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,765$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,775$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$33,668$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$30,806$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate6.6%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.3%16.8%15.1%
The Bethlehem, NC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Bethlehem is $25,796, which is 4% lower than than the North Carolina average and 14% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $58,778, which is 22% higher than than the North Carolina average and 6% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Bethlehem is 7%, which is 41% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Bethlehem is 17% which is 14% higher than than the national average.

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$39,181$58,778$117,556
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Bethlehem is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bethlehem is 6% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bethlehem is 41% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bethlehem is 14% higher than the national average.

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Bethlehem median earnings by income bracket

Bethlehem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.3%2.2%
Manufacturing sector25.9%1.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services21.3%14.2%
Public administration8.8%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.0%51.9%
Other19.4%10.0%

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Granite Falls, NC4,686$48,90912%
Bethlehem, NC4,961$58,7786%

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Bristol, WI4,957$63,64215%
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Bethlehem, NC4,961$58,7786%
Source: The Bethlehem, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).