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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18017
1 Bedroom$745 - $983
2 Bedrooms$896 - $1,148
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18020
1 Bedroom$730 - $978
2 Bedrooms$843 - $1,143
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18017
1 BedroomUp to $693
2 BedroomsUp to $861
3 BedroomsUp to $1,078
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18018
1 Bedroom$730 - $975
2 Bedrooms$835 - $1,115
3 Bedrooms$1,225 - $1,350
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 12.0% 9.7% +2.3% $10,000 to $14,999 8.5% 7.0% +1.5% $15,000 to $19,999 6.8% 6.8% +0.0% $20,000 to $24,999 7.0% 6.9% +0.1% $25,000 to $29,999 7.4% 6.7% +0.7% $30,000 to $34,999 7.1% 6.5% +0.6% $35,000 to $39,999 6.3% 6.1% +0.2% $40,000 to $44,999 5.4% 5.8% -0.4% $45,000 to $49,999 4.7% 5.1% -0.4% $50,000 to $59,999 8.5% 9.1% -0.6% $60,000 to $74,999 10.3% 10.3% +0.0% $75,000 to $99,999 8.5% 9.6% -1.1% $100,000 to $124,999 4.0% 4.6% -0.6% $125,000 to $149,999 1.1% 2.1% -1.0% $150,000 to $199,999 1.3% 1.8% -0.5% $200,000 or more 1.0% 1.9% -0.9%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 5.6% 6.7% -1.1% 10.0% to 14.9% 11.4% 12.6% -1.2% 15.0% to 19.9% 12.8% 14.4% -1.6% 20.0% to 24.9% 13.9% 12.3% +1.6% 25.0% to 29.9% 12.6% 10.4% +2.2% 30.0% to 34.9% 9.4% 6.9% +2.5% 35.0% to 39.9% 4.7% 4.8% -0.1% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.3% 6.5% -0.2% 50.0% or more 18.3% 17.4% +0.9% Not computed 5.0% 8.2% -3.2%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 13.2% 11.6% +1.6% 25 to 34 years 25.5% 25.6% -0.1% 35 to 44 years 18.9% 20.5% -1.6% 45 to 54 years 13.2% 14.1% -0.9% 55 to 64 years 8.5% 8.5% +0.0% 65 to 74 years 7.9% 8.0% -0.1% 75 to 84 years 9.5% 8.3% +1.2% 85 years and over 3.2% 3.4% -0.2%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 50.0% 35.9% +14.1% 30 to 44 minutes 13.8% 23.9% -10.1% 45 to 59 minutes 7.9% 14.0% -6.1% 60 or more minutes 28.3% 26.3% +2.0%
Source: 2000 Census
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Bethlehem is in the Lehigh Valley (which also includes Allentown and Easton) in Pennsylvania and has a gorgeous landscape with mountains around it and the picturesque Lehigh River flowing through it. You’ll also find the charm of a “College Town” because of the nearby schools. The city has a significantly lower crime rate than nearby Allentown and Easton and is divided into four main areas: Center City, West Side, East Side, and South Side. In the past, Money magazine has put Bethlehem at number 88 for the “Top 100 Best Place to Live.
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With multiple malls, shopping centers, and new shops along Main Street, there is plenty of shopping to do in Bethlehem. The restaurants are not too shabby here either with favorites like the Apollo Grill and the Edge Restaurant. The college town vibe that envelopes Lehigh is for good reason. Lehigh University, Moravian College, and the Moravian Theological Seminary all call the city home. Lehigh was founded in 1865, was ranked 35th in the 2010 U.S. News and World Report’s list of America’s best colleges, and boasts about 7,000 students. It is also worth noting that Lehigh’s Zoellner Arts Center is a great place for residents to catch live music and theatre, check out art galleries, or listen to a speaker. Monrovian was founded in 1742 and is the sixth oldest college in the nation. The college also includes the Moravian Theological Seminary.
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Why should I move to Bethlehem?
Located along the Lehigh River 50 miles north of Philadelphia and 70 miles west of New York City, Bethlehem is part of the Lehigh Valley metropolitan area. Bethlehem has a significantly lower crime rate than that of nearby Allentown and Easton. In July 2006, Bethlehem was ranked number 88 on Money magazine's "Top 100 Best Places to Live." Bethlehem is also home to two institutions of higher learning: Lehigh University and Moravian College. Since Bethlehem's climate features four distinct seasons--with hot, humid summers, mild springs and falls, and cold winters--residents should be able to tolerate both extremes.
Where are some of the best places for dining out in Bethlehem?
There are many good places for dining out in Bethlehem. The highest concentration of restaurants occurs in downtown Bethlehem at the intersection of Broad St and Main St. Options in this area include Italian restaurants and pizza parlors, seafood, and fondue, as well as many American food options accomodating a wide range of budgets from fast food to fine dining. Another area with many restaurants is just north of Lehigh University, which tends to have more low-cost and ethnic eateries.
I'm relocating. What's the weather like in Bethlehem?
Bethlehem's climate is part of the humid continental climate zone. This means that summers are generally hot and humid, fall and spring are normally mild, and winter is cold. Temperatures can be as low as 19 degrees Fahrenheit in January to 84 degrees Fahrenheit in July. Bethlehem receives about 45 inches of precipitation annually. Its is distributed throughout the year and mostly falls as thunderstorms in summer, rain showers in spring and fall, and snow in winter.