New Bethlehem, PA 16242 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16242: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Bethlehem, PA 16242

Acceptable Alternative
Climax, PA 16242

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Clarion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.007, Longitude -79.331
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 16242 has segments in 2 Counties (Armstrong, Clarion).

  • Businesses Addresses: 175
  • PO Box Addresses: 55
  • Residential Addresses: 1,946
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 83
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,863

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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New Bethlehem, PA 16242 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,707
Daytime Population: Workers 1,050
Daytime Population: Residents 2,704
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,754
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 4,705
Population in Familes 3,882
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 53
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $43,988
Average Household Income $57,022
Per Capita Income $23,871


Total Housing Units 2,306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,382 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 588 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $95,567
Average Home Value $129,559


Total Households 1,970
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,325
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.3%
Households -0.14% -0.28%
Families -0.25% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

New Bethlehem, PA 16242 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16242 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 666 60th
Population Density # 1340 19th
Diversity Index # 1481 11th
Median Household Income # 1263 24th
Per Capita Income # 1191 28th

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