Bethlehem employment information

IndexBethlehemWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$30,880$23,237$28,555
Median household income$62,206$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,429$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$41,429$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$35,035$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$32,188$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate1.2%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level7.4%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Bethlehem is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bethlehem is 16% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bethlehem is 79% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bethlehem is 53% lower than the national average.

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Bethlehem median earnings by income bracket

Bethlehem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.1%3.7%
Manufacturing sector4.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.9%7.2%
Wholesale & retail services14.3%9.4%
Public administration7.7%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%1.7%
Education, health & social services18.3%46.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wind Ridge, PA217$69,79230%
Clearview, WV581$61,11114%
St. Clairsville, OH5,151$54,2952%
Neffs, OH1,027$53,2500%
Glen Dale, WV1,627$52,5832%
Bethlehem, WV2,616$62,20616%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pablo, MT2,616$25,52152%
Kekaha, HI2,616$57,2307%
Kalama, WA2,616$47,56311%
Hinton, WV2,615$29,86544%
Apison, TN2,617$56,0235%
Bethlehem, WV2,616$62,20616%
Source: The Bethlehem, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.