New Bethlehem, PA


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New Bethlehem is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 941 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Bethlehem is the 789th largest community in Pennsylvania. New Bethlehem has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs, New Bethlehem isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Bethlehem are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Bethlehem is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Bethlehem who work in healthcare (10.74%), office and administrative support (10.40%), and sales jobs (9.73%).

Being a small borough, New Bethlehem does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of New Bethlehem are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.08% of adults in New Bethlehem having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in New Bethlehem in 2010 was $23,564, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,256 for a family of four.

The people who call New Bethlehem home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Bethlehem residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Bethlehem include Irish, Italian, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in New Bethlehem is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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