Bethlehem employment information

IndexBethlehemNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$25,279$25,608$28,555
Median household income$49,712$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,409$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,276$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$30,365$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$27,578$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate8.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level12.3%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Bethlehem is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bethlehem is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bethlehem is 43% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bethlehem is 21% lower than the national average.

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Bethlehem median earnings by income bracket

Bethlehem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.3%0.9%
Manufacturing sector14.9%2.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services21.4%11.7%
Public administration9.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%2.1%
Education, health & social services12.5%51.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cedar Rock, NC299$112,656111%
Northlakes, NC1,423$81,08052%
Hudson, NC3,744$55,4174%
Catawba, NC706$53,6330%
Claremont, NC1,546$52,8871%
Bethlehem, NC4,493$49,7127%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nowthen, MN4,493$80,86551%
Cherry Grove, OH4,493$80,35750%
Elberton, GA4,494$25,72852%
Searingtown, NY4,495$163,639206%
Cobleskill, NY4,489$34,41436%
Bethlehem, NC4,493$49,7127%
Source: The Bethlehem, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.