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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexNew BethlehemPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$24,727$30,137$29,829
Median household income$37,083$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,981$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,471$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$51,667$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$27,639$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level25.4%13.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in New Bethlehem is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in New Bethlehem is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in New Bethlehem is 27% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in New Bethlehem is 68% higher than the national average

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      $24,719 $37,083 $74,166
      $36,593 $54,895 $109,790
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      New Bethlehem median earnings by income bracket

      New Bethlehem employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.7%19.7%
      Manufacturing sector19.7%19.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services2.5%2.5%
      Public administration6.4%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%3.2%
      Education, health & social services12.7%12.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      West Hills, PA1,330$80,67545.8%
      Worthville, PA51$76,25037.8%
      Corsica, PA436$60,5689.5%
      Rural Valley, PA938$58,1885.2%
      West Kittanning, PA1,215$54,8530.8%
      New Bethlehem, PA874$37,08333.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Brownville, NY874$85,00053.6%
      Plandome Heights, NY874$226,000308.5%
      Lawrence, PA874$62,14312.3%
      Balsam Lake, WI874$41,90824.2%
      Kasabonika Lake, ON874n/a 
      New Bethlehem, PA874$37,08333.0%
      Source: The New Bethlehem, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).