Bethlehem, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 2,526.
Population change since 2000: +14.9%
 
Males: 1,279  (50.6%)
Females: 1,247  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

45.5 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.9 years

Zip codes: 03574.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,326 (it was $35,547 in 2000)
Bethlehem:

$51,326
NH:

$77,933

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,467 (it was $20,155 in 2000)

Bethlehem town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $182,019 (it was $87,700 in 2000)
Bethlehem:

$182,019
NH:

$281,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $292,289; detached houses: $316,046; townhouses or other attached units: $329,072; in 2-unit structures: $387,545; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $189,964; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $282,884; mobile homes: $69,441
March 2019 cost of living index in Bethlehem: 104.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Bethlehem, NH (2010)
    • 2,42095.8%White alone
    • 431.7%Hispanic
    • 321.3%Two or more races
    • 160.6%Asian alone
    • 110.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Black alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Bethlehem detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Bethlehem by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(40.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.6)
1
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(156.3)
1
(39.2)
4
(155.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(40.8)
1
(40.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.8)
1
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.0)
1
(40.2)
3
(122.4)
1
(39.5)
1
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(117.2)
2
(77.9)
3
(117.3)
7
(273.4)
1
(39.2)
1
(38.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(611.7)
13
(526.7)
20
(803.2)
19
(775.5)
11
(435.0)
12
(475.2)
6
(237.4)
5
(195.4)
7
(272.8)
6
(234.6)
3
(117.2)
7
(274.5)
5
(194.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(856.4)
19
(769.9)
52
(2,088)
28
(1,143)
21
(830.4)
17
(673.3)
16
(633.2)
22
(859.7)
15
(584.6)
12
(469.1)
11
(429.7)
17
(666.7)
13
(506.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(40.8)
5
(202.6)
3
(120.5)
3
(122.4)
1
(39.5)
3
(118.8)
2
(79.1)
1
(39.1)
2
(77.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.1)
1
(39.2)
2
(77.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.0)
1
(40.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.1)
1
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index125.2112.2157.4146.586.6109.379.974.695.558.6208.288.2172.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bethlehem, NH

Crime rate in Bethlehem detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
New Hampshire average:

2.05
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Ancestries: English (21.0%), French (20.8%), Irish (20.7%), German (11.7%), Scottish (6.5%), Italian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1799

Elevation: 1426 feet

Land area: 90.9 square miles.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (very low).

Bethlehem, New Hampshire map

79 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.2% North America).

This town:

3.6%
New Hampshire:

4.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bethlehem town:

2.8% ($2,442)
New Hampshire:

2.3% ($2,946)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (81.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (138.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (263.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Littleton, NH (2.4 miles ),
Franconia, NH (2.5 miles ),
Whitefield, NH (2.6 miles ),
Sugar Hill, NH (2.8 miles ),
Carroll, NH (2.8 miles ),
Dalton, NH (2.9 miles ),
Jefferson, NH (3.4 miles ),
Lunenburg, VT (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 44.28 N, Longitude: 71.65 W

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Bethlehem, NH in 2019
Bethlehem satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $69,200
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $55,900
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $387,900
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $387,900
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $248,100
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Bethlehem, NH residents
Average permit cost in Bethlehem, NH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
New Hampshire:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Bethlehem, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Bethlehem, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Carpenters (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Bethlehem, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.3. This is about average.

City:

64.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 38.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Bethlehem-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 102.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 103.0 miles away from Bethlehem center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 135.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from Bethlehem center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 13.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grafton County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 16, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bethlehem topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bethlehem:

  • NORTH COUNTRY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LITTLETON, NH)
  • LAFAYETTE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRANCONIA, NH)
  • MORRISON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WHITEFIELD, NH)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LANCASTER (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • WEEKS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • MCKERLEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • COUNTRY VILLAGE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethlehem:

  • Plymouth State University (about 37 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,838)
  • Norwich University (about 51 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Dartmouth College (about 52 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 67 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 74 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 77 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 77 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)

Public high school in Bethlehem:

Private high schools in Bethlehem:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bethlehem:

Private elementary/middle school in Bethlehem:

See full list of schools located in Bethlehem

Library in Bethlehem:

  • BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $62,894; Location: 2155 MAIN STREET; 14,211 books; 2,453 e-books; 382 audio materials; 610 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 3 state licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Area code is 603

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bethlehem: Bethlehem Country Club (A), Bethlehem Fire Department (B), Bethlehem Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bethlehem include: Bethlehem Christian Center (A), Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation (B), Durrell Memorial United Methodist Church (C), Ivie Memorial Church of the Messiah Episcopal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Pinewood Motel (Route 302), Sherman Inn (2000 Main Street), Angel of the Mountains (2007 Main St), Baker Brook Resort (1108 Main Street), Northern Star Inn (Ip) (157 Maple Street), Wayside Inn (Pierce Bridge), Rosenthal Apartments (19 Strawberry Hill Street), Maplewood Country Club & Hotel (Rt 302 PO Box 341), The Northern Star Inn (157 Maple Street).

Grafton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bethlehem and their reported violations in the past:

BETHLEHEM VILLAGE DIST (Address: 359 MAPLE ST , Population served: 1,700, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2012)
  • 7 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2006 and JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2006 and JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2006 and JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.3%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.4%
Whole state:

8.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.4%
Whole state:

6.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.3%
Whole state:

2.8%
23 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Bethlehem (2011 data):

  • Connecticut River Bank, National Association: Bethlehem Branch at 2212 Main Street, branch established on 1989/09/18. Info updated 2008/07/16: Bank assets: $267.5 mil, Deposits: $242.4 mil, headquarters in Springfield, VT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Connecticut River Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bethlehem:

Marital status in Bethlehem, NH
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Bethlehem:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bethlehem, NH (based on Grafton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,50312
Mainline Protestant7,83257
Evangelical Protestant1,49429
Other1,32011
None68,969-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Grafton County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Grafton County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Grafton County:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Here:

14.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grafton County:

22.9%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

15.9%

8.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($826 average AGI)
Grafton County:

0.07%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Windsor County, VT  0.55% ($72,721 average AGI)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.47% ($48,618)
from Sullivan County, NH  0.46% ($51,959)


8.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,823 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.38%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($751 average AGI)
Grafton County:

0.08%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Windsor County, VT  0.69% ($55,796 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, NH  0.56% ($52,584)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.51% ($55,968)

Businesses in Bethlehem, NH

  • Circle K: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bethlehem:

  • WLTN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPNH (1300 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bethlehem:

  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)

TV broadcast stations around Bethlehem:

  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WMUR-LP (Channel 29; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W38CB (Channel 38; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE PROPERTIES, INC.)
Bethlehem fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Bethlehem fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.2mTotal length
  • $28,278,000Total costs
  • 35,065Total average daily traffic
  • 2,930Total average daily truck traffic
  • 32,654Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bethlehem, NH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 61950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bethlehem, NH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • Mt. Agassiz Cell Site Po Box 563, Top Of Mt. Agassiz On Agassiz Road (Lat: 44.266167 Lon: -71.676472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: KNKN700
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • PETER M CONNOLLY, P.O. Box 563, Top Of Mt. Agassiz On Agassiz Road (Lat: 44.266111 Lon: -71.676389), Type: 38.1, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, P.O. Box 563, Top Of Mt. Agassiz On Agassiz Road (Lat: 44.266111 Lon: -71.676389), Type: 38.1, Structure height: 33009 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • P.O. Box 563, Top Of Mt. Agassiz On Agassiz Road (Lat: 44.266111 Lon: -71.676389), Type: 38.1, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Glenn.Werner@koteen.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 467-5700

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Mount Agassiz (Lat: 44.267556 Lon: -71.675639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPKI546,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2017, Expiration Date: 03/03/2027, Certifier: Kathy M Paskevich, Registrant: Jkl Communications LLC, 142 Avenue C, Williston, VT 05495, Phone: (802) 860-0000, Fax: (802) 860-5037, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Highway Garage Prospect St (Lat: 44.273111 Lon: -71.693139), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KNDN973, Licensee ID: L00541141,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.060 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2012, Expiration Date: 08/25/2022, Registrant: Bethlehem, Town Of, Prospect St, Bethlehem, NH 03574, Phone: (603) 869-2212
  • Lat: 44.266167 Lon: -71.675917, Call Sign: WPTF263,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.270 MHz, 157.530 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2001, Expiration Date: 09/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2011, Certifier: William Sencabough, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • P.O. Box 563, Top Of Mt. Agassiz On Agassiz Road (Lat: 44.266111 Lon: -71.676389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WPTY618,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.250 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2011, Expiration Date: 01/14/2022, Certifier: Wayne P Hamel, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Bethlehem, 575 Agassiz Street (Lat: 44.266500 Lon: -71.676694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 36.9 m, Overall height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WQYT990,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2017, Expiration Date: 01/19/2027, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2020, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard Street, Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bethlehem)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bethlehem)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 22 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bethlehem, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (72.0%), and Other (9.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bethlehem, NH
    • 11672.0%Structure Fires
    • 169.9%Other
    • 159.3%Outside Fires
    • 148.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bethlehem, NH
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bethlehem, NH
  • 72.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.1%Wood
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bethlehem, NH
  • 73.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 7.6%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood


Bethlehem compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Bethlehem on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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