Bethlehem, New York

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Population in 2010: 33,656.
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 16,144  (48.0%)
Females: 17,512  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 12054.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $97,404 (it was $63,169 in 2000)
Bethlehem:

$97,404
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $49,877 (it was $31,492 in 2000)

Bethlehem town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $287,614 (it was $143,300 in 2000)
Bethlehem:

$287,614
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $250,916; detached houses: $260,735; townhouses or other attached units: $223,744; in 2-unit structures: $183,529; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,081; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $344,823; mobile homes: $86,539
March 2019 cost of living index in Bethlehem: 113.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Bethlehem, NY (2010)
    • 30,31490.1%White alone
    • 1,0603.1%Asian alone
    • 8962.7%Hispanic
    • 8282.5%Black alone
    • 4771.4%Two or more races
    • 390.1%American Indian alone
    • 380.1%Other race alone
    • 40.01%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

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(9.1)
1
(3.0)
4
(12.1)
4
(12.0)
2
(6.0)
6
(18.3)
5
(14.8)
2
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(20.2)
11
(31.5)
11
(31.3)
5
(14.0)
8
(22.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(9.1)
5
(15.2)
10
(30.3)
4
(12.0)
6
(18.0)
1
(3.0)
6
(17.7)
2
(5.9)
3
(8.8)
6
(17.3)
2
(5.7)
2
(5.7)
3
(8.4)
3
(8.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(51.7)
18
(54.6)
18
(54.5)
12
(36.0)
22
(66.1)
13
(39.6)
15
(44.4)
12
(35.5)
10
(29.2)
21
(60.6)
11
(31.5)
9
(25.6)
11
(30.9)
16
(44.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
85
(258.3)
87
(263.7)
81
(245.0)
75
(224.9)
81
(243.3)
87
(264.7)
92
(272.1)
64
(189.6)
50
(146.0)
58
(167.4)
58
(166.0)
53
(150.8)
43
(120.8)
28
(78.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
397
(1,207)
464
(1,406)
446
(1,349)
419
(1,256)
451
(1,355)
399
(1,214)
406
(1,201)
402
(1,191)
388
(1,133)
385
(1,111)
393
(1,124)
409
(1,164)
437
(1,227)
465
(1,302)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(60.8)
17
(51.5)
11
(33.3)
8
(24.0)
9
(27.0)
9
(27.4)
16
(47.3)
3
(8.9)
4
(11.7)
11
(31.7)
9
(25.8)
6
(17.1)
7
(19.7)
5
(14.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A2
(6.1)
3
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
1
(3.0)
4
(11.8)
N/AN/A3
(8.7)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)91.696.7103.488.396.892.796.975.264.992.291.890.379.188.1

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City-data.com crime index in Bethlehem, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 53 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Irish (24.3%), German (21.5%), Italian (16.0%), English (13.7%), Polish (6.2%), French (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1793

Land area: 48.8 square miles.

Population density: 690 people per square mile   (low).

1,508 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This town:

4.8%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bethlehem town:

2.3% ($3,267)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (4.6 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (121.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Delmar, NY (1.1 miles ),
Albany, NY (2.1 miles ),
Hampton Manor, NY (2.3 miles ),
Rensselaer, NY (2.4 miles ),
New Scotland, NY (2.4 miles ),
Voorheesville, NY (2.5 miles ),
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY (2.5 miles ),
East Greenbush, NY (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 73.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Distribution of median household income in Bethlehem, NY in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 119 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 1998: 165 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 1999: 188 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2000: 189 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2001: 170 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2002: 168 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2003: 151 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2004: 140 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2005: 95 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 2006: 71 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $261,800
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $287,000
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $292,500
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $263,200
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $272,700
  • 2013: 33 buildings, average cost: $277,800
  • 2014: 58 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 2015: 58 buildings, average cost: $276,900
  • 2016: 94 buildings, average cost: $245,500
  • 2017: 67 buildings, average cost: $234,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Bethlehem, NY residents
Average permit cost in Bethlehem, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
New York:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Bethlehem, NY
Historical housing units in Bethlehem, NY
Most common industries in Bethlehem, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (18.3%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (18.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.8%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.0%)
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Public administration (17.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Bethlehem, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Lawyers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Lawyers (5.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.3%)
  • Engineers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Top executives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.1%)

Average climate in Bethlehem, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bethlehem, New York average temperatures Bethlehem, New York average precipitation Bethlehem, New York humidity Bethlehem, New York wind speed Bethlehem, New York snowfall Bethlehem, New York sunshine Bethlehem, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.6. This is about average.

City:

67.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.215. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.215
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0698. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0698
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.89
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bethlehem-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Bethlehem town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bethlehem-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.0 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 130.5 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 128.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.5 miles away from Bethlehem center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 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 Albany County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bethlehem:

  • BETHLEHEM COMMONS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DELMAR, NY)
  • ST MARGARETS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER / SOUTH CLINICAL CAMPUS (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • CHILDS NURSING HOME COMPANY INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • ST PETERS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATION, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE DIOCESE OF ALBANY, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ALBANY, NY)

Amtrak stations near Bethlehem:

  • 6 miles: ALBANY-RENSSELAER (RENSSELAER, 555 EAST ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: SCHENECTADY (332 ERIE BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethlehem:

  • The College of Saint Rose (about 5 miles; Albany, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,085)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 6 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 15,490)
  • Excelsior College (about 8 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,723)
  • Siena College (about 9 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 10 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 12 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 12 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bethlehem: Albany Filtration Plant (A), Glenmont Farms (B), Jericho Drive-In (C), Mallorys Corners (D), Meyers Corners (E), Normanside Country Club (F), Sleigh Bell Farm (G), Majestic Tree Farm (H), Selkirk Fire Company 3 (I), Selkirk Fire Department (J), Selkirk Fire Company 2 (K), Slingerlands Fire Department (L), Elsmere Fire District (M), North Bethlehem Fire Department (N), Delmar Fire District (O), Delmar Fire District Station 2 (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Town Square Shopping Center (1), Glenmont Center Square Shopping Center (2), Delaware Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bethlehem include: Saint Thomas The Apostle Church (A), Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), First Church of Christ (D), Delmar Reformed Church (E), Delmar Presbyterian Church (F), Delmar Full Gospel Church (G), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (H), Bethlehem Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Matthews Cemetery (1), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (2), Trinity Cemetery (3), Bethlehem Cemetery (4), Beth Emeth Cemetery (5), Elmwood Cemetery (6), Lady Help of Christian Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Frothingham Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Phillipin Kill (A), Dowers Kill (B), Vloman Kill (C), Onesquethaw Creek (D), Krum Kill (E), Island Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bethlehem: Elm Avenue Town Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: James A. McDougall - Politician.

Albany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bethlehem that have no violations reported:

  • BETHLEHEM WD NO 1 (Population served: 31,000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • HIDDEN MEADOWS GOLF (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.2%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.1%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Bethlehem in 2010:

  • 313 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 177 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Bethlehem in 2000:

  • 342 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 203 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 33 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

For population 15 years and over in Bethlehem:

Marital status in Bethlehem, NY
  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Bethlehem:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • 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:

11.4
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bethlehem, NY (based on Albany County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic85,26729
Mainline Protestant17,18878
Evangelical Protestant15,87372
Other14,47231
Black Protestant2,73911
Orthodox2,0259
None166,640-
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: 75
Albany County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Here:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
This county:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 303
Here:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Albany County:

25.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Albany County:

14.0%
State:

15.6%

6.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
New York average:

4.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Rensselaer County, NY  1.20% ($44,282 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.79% ($49,068)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.73% ($61,303)


6.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rensselaer County, NY  1.30% ($42,780 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.85% ($47,980)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.85% ($60,478)

Businesses in Bethlehem, NY

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bethlehem:

  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bethlehem:

  • WQBK-FM (103.9 FM; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCZ (94.5 FM; RAVENA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WRPI (91.5 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE)
  • WCDB (90.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WHRL (103.1 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bethlehem:

  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • W58CX (Channel 58; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVBG-LP (Channel 25; GREENWICH, NY; Owner: WIRELESS ACCESS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 492ft / 150mTotal length
  • $93,101,000Total costs
  • 559,339Total average daily traffic
  • 23,055Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Bethlehem, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 201950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bethlehem, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bethlehem)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 42.576194 Lon: -73.786500, Call Sign: KLZ891,
    Assigned Frequencies: 26.4700 MHz, Grant Date: 08/04/2000, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2004, Registrant: Schwartz, Woods & Miller, 1350 Connecticut Ave., Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036-1717, Phone: (202) 833-1700, Fax: (202) 833-2351, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cr Hump Ld Trk In Selkirk Yard (Lat: 42.555917 Lon: -73.840111), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPIK289,
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 918.500 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2015, Expiration Date: 09/21/2025, Certifier: Rae A Greene, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rt 9 W 2 Mi S Of Albany City Line (Lat: 42.617861 Lon: -73.780389), Call Sign: WCY614,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.125 MHz, 456.200 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 08/14/2022, Certifier: Chris Kelly, Registrant: National Grid Usa Service Company Inc, 300 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13202, Phone: (781) 907-3409, Fax: (781) 907-5715, Email:
  • L1, Lat: 42.555361 Lon: -73.839556, Call Sign: KEI538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.710 MHz, 160.740 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/10/2022, Certifier: Rae A Greene, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • L7, Lat: 42.555139 Lon: -73.839917, Call Sign: WQAT666,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.950 MHz, 457.950 MHz, 457.862 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2014, Expiration Date: 08/04/2024, Certifier: Marc Dwyer, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • BETHLEHEM, 501 Old Quarry Rd (Lat: 42.555639 Lon: -73.868556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WMQ548,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6756.25 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2012, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • STATION, Route 32 Overhead Bridge (Lat: 42.580056 Lon: -73.871778), Structure height: 13.4 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WNTR353,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/1999, Expiration Date: 03/31/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2007, Certifier: Rae A Greene, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc., 6735 Southpoint Drive South, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5965, Fax: (904) 332-5963, Email:
  • SELKIRK, Off Rt 102 Near Albany Filtr Plant (Lat: 42.552194 Lon: -73.866972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WQOK854,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2011, Expiration Date: 11/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2014, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • GLENMONT, Rt 9 W (Lat: 42.625056 Lon: -73.786778), Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WCU390,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2010, Certifier: Dennis W Guard Jr., Registrant: Mcimetro Access Transmission Services LLC, 2400 North Glenville Drive, 71216/107, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 729-6406, Fax: (972) 729-2690, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bethlehem, NY
  • 69.1%Utility gas
  • 25.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bethlehem, NY
  • 58.6%Utility gas
  • 23.4%Electricity
  • 15.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood


Bethlehem compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Bethlehem on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: postsecondary teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: rail and water transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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