Bethlehem employment information

Income per capita$24,244$28,912$28,555
Median household income$46,902$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$64,227$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,372$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$29,302$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$22,441$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate5.5%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level19.3%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Bethlehem is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bethlehem is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bethlehem is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bethlehem is 24% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Bethlehem median earnings by income bracket

Bethlehem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.2%0.5%
Manufacturing sector17.5%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.8%5.1%
Wholesale & retail services15.7%12.5%
Public administration3.1%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%2.1%
Education, health & social services16.2%43.0%

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Bethlehem, PA75,050$46,90212%

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Kalamazoo, MI75,190$32,95938%
Evanston, IL75,282$69,34730%
Bethlehem, PA75,050$46,90212%
Source: The Bethlehem, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.