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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSouth BethlehemPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$26,832$30,137$29,829
Median household income$52,679$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,625$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,354$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$35,250$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$20,250$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level14.8%13.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Bethlehem is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Bethlehem is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Bethlehem is 52% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Bethlehem is 2% lower than the national average

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      $35,115 $52,679 $105,358
      $36,593 $54,895 $109,790
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      South Bethlehem median earnings by income bracket

      South Bethlehem employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.9%11.9%
      Manufacturing sector27.6%27.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services14.2%14.2%
      Public administration13.4%13.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%9.0%
      Education, health & social services6.7%6.7%

      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%
      Manorville, PA487$67,01921.1%
      Corsica, PA436$60,5689.5%
      Rural Valley, PA938$58,1885.2%
      South Bethlehem, PA469$52,6794.8%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      San Jose, AZ469$60,4179.2%
      Hollyvilla, KY469$44,71219.2%
      Hanley Falls, MN469$44,92218.8%
      Burdett, NY469$60,83310.0%
      Coalton, OH469$29,37546.9%
      South Bethlehem, PA469$52,6794.8%
      Source: The South Bethlehem, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).