Bethlehem Information

Bethlehem Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Bethlehem, PA

General Bethlehem Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Northampton County

Close cities: Old Orchard, PA, Hellertown, PA, Fountain Hill, PA, Freemansburg, PA, Catasauqua, PA, North Catasauqua, PA, Fullerton, PA, Bethlehem, PA, Allentown, PA, Middletown, PA

Bethlehem Population (census data)
Total 72,531 (+1.7% since 2000)
Male 34,665 (47.8%)
Female 37,866 (52.2%)

Population Density: 3,767 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 93.5 (US Avg is 100)

Bethlehem Elevation: 360 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1917

Land Area: 19.3 square miles

Median Household Income: $45,172

Zip Codes: 18017, 18025, 18015, 18020, 18018, and 18016.

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Bethlehem Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (74.9%)
  • Hispanic (18.2%)
  • Other race (9.4%)
  • Black (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (22.2%)
  • Irish (12.1%)
  • Italian (9.4%)
  • English (5.4%)
  • Polish (4.6%)
  • Hungarian (4.1%)
Foriegn Born: 4,364 people (6.0%)
  • Asia (36.4%)
  • Europe (34.5%)
  • Latin America (29.1%)

Local Bethlehem Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Philadelphia Phillies
NFL Football: Philadelphia Eagles
NBA Basketball: Philadelphia 76ers,
NHL Hockey: Philadelphia Flyers
NCAA Sports: Lafayette College, Lehigh University

Bethlehem School Information

High Schools
Freedom High School (3149 Chester Avenue, Bethlehem, PA, 18020 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Lehigh Valley Charter High School For Performing Arts (675 E Broad Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18018 - Lehigh Valley Charter School For Performi District)
Liberty High School (1115 Linden Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18018 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Middle Schools
Broughal Middle School (125 W Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA, 18015 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
East Hills Middle School (2005 Chester Road, Bethlehem, PA, 18017 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Nitschmann Middle School (909 W Union Boulevard, Bethlehem, PA, 18018 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Northeast Middle School (1110 Fernwood Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18018 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Elementary Schools
Asa Packer Elementary School (1650 Kenwood Drive, Bethlehem, PA, 18017 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Calypso Elementary School (1021 Calypso Avenue, Bethlehem, PA, 18018 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Clearview Elementary School (2121 Abington Road, Bethlehem, PA, 18018 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Donegan Elementary School (1210 East 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18015 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Fountain Hill Elementary School (1330 Church Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18015 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Governor Wolf Elementary School (1920 Butztown Road, Bethlehem, PA, 18017 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Hanover Elementary School (3890 Jacksonville Road, Bethlehem, PA, 18017 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
James Buchanan Elementary School (1621 Catasauqua Road, Bethlehem, PA, 18018 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Lincoln Elementary School (1260 Gresham Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18017 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Marvine Elementary School (1425 Livingston Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18017 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Miller Heights Elementary School (3605 Allen Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18020 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Spring Garden Elementary School (901 North Boulevard, Bethlehem, PA, 18017 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (404 E North Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18018 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
William Penn Elementary School (1002 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18018 - Bethlehem Area School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School (Suite 200, Bethlehem, PA, 18017 - Lehigh Valley Academy Regional District)
Vitalistic Therapeutic Charter School (902 Fourth Avenue, Bethlehem, PA, 18018 - Vitalistic Therapeutic Charter School District)

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