Bethlehem, New York 

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Capital city complex - East-central New York, along the Hudson River160 miles north of New York City
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Educated population
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Entertainment
-Cost of living

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What Bert Has To Say About Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area

The Albany area includes six counties, the cities of Troy and Schenectady and the historic Saratoga Springs area to the north. An assortment of commercial and state government activities support this state capital. Downtown Albany area is modern with a number of historic sites and an attractive waterfront. Suburbs are fairly nondescript. There is an assortment of mostly small arts and cultural amenities throughout the metropolitan area. Schenectady is an older industrial center known once for producing railroad locomotives and known past and present as a major center for the General Electric Company.


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City: Bethlehem
Zip Codes: 12054 12159 12158 12077 12161
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bethlehem is 2.90% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bethlehem jobs have increased by 1.25%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bethlehem's cost of living is 13.30% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Bethlehem's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Bethlehem's population is 34,898 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 26.66%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 12 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bethlehem is $233,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.01%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Bethlehem public schools spend $16,533 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Bethlehem. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Bethlehem

It's a good time to buy in Bethlehem. Home Appreciation is up 0.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Bethlehem Real Estate.

The median home price in Bethlehem is $233,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Bethlehem    1 Reviews
Special Education - 6/8/2008
The schools in BCSD provide exceptional support for children having special needs in speech, fine motor skills, attention defecit, and other areas. Each child is given... (Read More)

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ZIP CODES IN BETHLEHEM, NEW YORK
12054 12159 12158 12077 12161