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.
When you are in Bethlehem, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.09% of Bethlehem’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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 (13.98%), management occupations (9.01%), and sales jobs (8.39%).
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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.72 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Bethlehem doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Bethlehem, just 12.30% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bethlehem in 2010 was $18,268, 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 $73,072 for a family of four.
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 12.05% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bethlehem include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bethlehem is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.