Bethlehem, WV

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Bethlehem Profile


Overview

Bethlehem is a very small village located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 2,321 people and just one neighborhood, Bethlehem is the 76th largest community in West Virginia.

Bethlehem real estate is some of the most expensive in West Virginia, although Bethlehem house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bethlehem is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bethlehem is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bethlehem who work in office and administrative support (17.47%), sales jobs (9.56%), and teaching (9.56%).

Also of interest is that Bethlehem has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Bethlehem is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bethlehem a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bethlehem has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bethlehem’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Bethlehem is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Bethlehem Demographics

The education level of Bethlehem ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Bethlehem, 41.88% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Bethlehem in 2018 was $34,381, which is wealthy relative to West Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,524 for a family of four. However, Bethlehem contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bethlehem include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Bethlehem, WV HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WV* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Bethlehem Elementary School
22 Chapel Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
PK-05
Bridge Street Middle School
19 Junior Ave
Wheeling, WV 26003
06-08
Elm Grove Elementary School
85 Mil Acres Dr
Wheeling, WV 26003
PK-05
Ritchie Elementary School
3700 Wood St
Wheeling, WV 26003
PK-05
Wheeling Middle School
3500 Chapline St
Wheeling, WV 26003
06-08
Wheeling Park High School
1976 Park View Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
09-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

OHIO COUNTY SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to West Virginia

(10 is best)

Better than of WV school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%

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