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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Economic Statistics

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over58,319100.0
In labor force34,33858.9
Civilian labor force
34,30858.8
Employed
31,58054.2
Unemployed
2,7284.7
Percent of civilian labor force
8.0(X)
Armed Forces
300.1
Not in labor force23,98141.1
Females 16 years and over30,922100.0
In labor force16,69454.0
Civilian labor force
16,69454.0
Employed
15,55550.3
Own children under 6 years4,528100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,72660.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over31,106100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone23,79276.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,51411.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)7462.4
Walked2,2477.2
Other means1730.6
Worked at home6342.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over31,580100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations10,42033.0
Service occupations5,44217.2
Sales and office occupations8,62227.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations210.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,1286.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,94715.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining640.2
Construction1,3144.2
Manufacturing5,14716.3
Wholesale trade8562.7
Retail trade3,53211.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,1793.7
Information9563.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,9566.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,8118.9
Educational, health and social services8,73527.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,6888.5
Other services (except public administration)1,4794.7
Public administration8632.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers27,32286.5
Government workers2,9459.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,2604.0
Unpaid family workers530.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households28,106100.0
Less than $10,0003,37012.0
$10,000 to $14,9992,3798.5
$15,000 to $24,9993,88613.8
$25,000 to $34,9994,08614.5
$35,000 to $49,9994,62416.5
$50,000 to $74,9995,29518.8
$75,000 to $99,9992,3858.5
$100,000 to $149,9991,4395.1
$150,000 to $199,9993711.3
$200,000 or more2711.0
Median household income (dollars)35,815(X)
With earnings20,23772.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
48,285(X)
With Social Security income9,85335.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,459(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,4075.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,270(X)
With public assistance income9443.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,674(X)
With retirement income6,54023.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,901(X)
Families17,239100.0
Less than $10,0001,3457.8
$10,000 to $14,9997854.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,88911.0
$25,000 to $34,9992,50614.5
$35,000 to $49,9992,93717.0
$50,000 to $74,9993,99423.2
$75,000 to $99,9992,01911.7
$100,000 to $149,9991,2087.0
$150,000 to $199,9993111.8
$200,000 or more2451.4
Median family income (dollars)45,354(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,987(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,190(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,817(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,913(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
With related children under 18 years1,431(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.6
With related children under 5 years
705(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.7
Families with female householder, no husband present1,085(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.3
With related children under 18 years967(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.8
With related children under 5 years
450(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)54.8
Individuals9,970(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.0
18 years and over6,869(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
65 years and over
1,065(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
Related children under 18 years3,006(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,066(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,788(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.6
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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