New Bethlehem, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Bethlehem had a population of 981 as of July 1, 2016. New Bethlehem ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Bethlehem is located at latitude 41.0063 and longitude -79.3253 in Clarion County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Bethlehem (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Clarion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,076 feet.

The Borough of New Bethlehem (GNIS ID: 1215087) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Bethlehem population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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New Bethlehem, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 981
Population in Households 981
Population in Familes 715
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,104
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 467
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 245
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $92,202
Average Home Value $138,377


Median Household Income $29,031
Average Household Income $52,637
Per Capita Income $25,058
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.18%
Households 0.0% -0.04%
Families -0.19% -0.16%
Median Household Income   -0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

New Bethlehem, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Bethlehem to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 991 44th
Population Density1 # 660 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 1734 2nd
Median Household Income # 1727 2nd
Per Capita Income # 860 51st

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