New Bethlehem, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Bethlehem had a population of 967 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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New Bethlehem, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 967
Population in Households 967
Population in Familes 697
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,074
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $28,559
Average Household Income $58,069
Per Capita Income $27,503


Total Housing Units 528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $95,238
Average Home Value $145,045


Total Households 458
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.27% -0.31%
Households -0.24% -0.26%
Families -0.45% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

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, 2018 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 # 987 44th
Population Density # 663 62nd
Diversity Index # 1715 3rd
Median Household Income # 1735 2nd
Per Capita Income # 802 55th

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