Bethlehem is a tiny town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 671 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bethlehem is the 373rd largest community in Georgia.
Bethlehem is a blue-collar town, with 35.40% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Bethlehem is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bethlehem who work in office and administrative support (15.12%), personal care services (11.00%), and management occupations (9.62%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Bethlehem is worth considering.
One downside of living in Bethlehem is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bethlehem, the average commute to work is 32.62 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Bethlehem is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Bethlehem with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.25% of adults in Bethlehem have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bethlehem in 2010 was $18,194, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,776 for a family of four. However, Bethlehem contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bethlehem is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bethlehem home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bethlehem residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bethlehem also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.86% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bethlehem include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Bethlehem is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.