Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 

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Economy in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Bethlehem has an unemployment rate of 5.3%. The US average is 3.7%.

Bethlehem has seen the job market increase by 0.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 26.8%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Bethlehem
- The Sales Tax Rate for Bethlehem is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Bethlehem is 4.1%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Bethlehem
- The average income of a Bethlehem resident is $24,244 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Bethlehem resident is $46,902 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYBethlehem, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  5.3%3.7%
  0.5%1.6%
  26.8%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  4.1%4.6%
  $27,195$31,177
  $51,880$57,652
  $63,746$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  4.0%6.2%
  12.5%10.4%
  3.0%2.7%
  11.5%11.6%
  4.6%4.1%
  0.8%0.9%
  1.9%2.1%
  3.7%4.7%
  1.6%1.9%
  4.9%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.6%4.3%
  12.3%9.3%
  16.7%13.8%
  3.2%2.2%
  7.5%7.4%
  4.5%4.9%
  2.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Bethlehem    8 Reviews
    Bethlehem, Memorial Day, 2011 - 5/30/2011
    The city of Bethlehem is staging a revival. With the loss of tax revenue when Bethlehem Steel closed 10+ years ago the city has struggled with its finances. It has been... Read More

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    Lots to do in Bethlehem - 3/3/2010
    Whatever your intrests you will probably be able to do engage in it in Bethlehem. There are many restaurants, theaters, a casino, art galleries, etc. If you enjoy the... Read More

    health - 2/28/2010
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    ZIP CODES IN BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA
    18017 18015 18018 18016

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