Bethlehem, West Virginia

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Population in 2019: 2,321 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.4%
 
Males: 1,215  (52.4%)
Females: 1,106  (47.6%)
Median resident age:

43.8 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 26003.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $76,411 (it was $43,802 in 2000)
Bethlehem:

$76,411
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,635 (it was $21,995 in 2000)

Bethlehem village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $164,710 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Bethlehem:

$164,710
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $166,947; detached houses: $165,523

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,085.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bethlehem: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.4%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bethlehem, WV (2019)
    • 2,36497.4%White alone
    • 301.2%Two or more races
    • 251.0%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Hispanic
    • 20.08%Black alone

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

Crime rates in Bethlehem by year

Type

2007

2008

2011

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.0)
2
(81.7)
4
(164.7)
1
(41.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(39.9)
1
(40.1)
3
(119.9)
2
(81.7)
1
(41.2)
3
(124.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(239.4)
10
(401.3)
6
(239.8)
11
(449.3)
8
(329.4)
5
(207.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index12.418.926.052.349.025.3

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, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
West Virginia average:

2.29
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Ancestries: German (24.5%), Irish (17.2%), American (12.8%), Italian (11.1%), English (4.7%), Polish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 3.53 square miles.

Population density: 658 people per square mile   (low).

Bethlehem, West Virginia map

31 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.3%
West Virginia:

1.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,179 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $812 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (46.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (293.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Wheeling, WV (1.2 miles ),
Bridgeport, OH (1.8 miles ),
Benwood, WV (1.8 miles ),
Triadelphia, WV (1.9 miles ),
Bellaire, OH (1.9 miles ),
Martins Ferry, OH (2.0 miles ),
Brookside, OH (2.0 miles ),
McMechen, WV (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.05 N, Longitude: 80.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Distribution of median household income in Bethlehem, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bethlehem, WV in 2019
Bethlehem satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $241,800
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $283,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $256,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $300,300
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $107,800
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $107,800
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $107,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Bethlehem, WV residents
Average permit cost in Bethlehem, WV
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Historical population in Bethlehem, WV
Historical housing units in Bethlehem, WV

Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in Bethlehem, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.5%)
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Bethlehem, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (2.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Top executives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (13.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)

Average climate in Bethlehem, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bethlehem, West Virginia average temperatures Bethlehem, West Virginia average precipitation Bethlehem, West Virginia humidity Bethlehem, West Virginia wind speed Bethlehem, West Virginia snowfall Bethlehem, West Virginia sunshine Bethlehem, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.70. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.842. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.842
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00418
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Bethlehem-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the Bethlehem village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bethlehem-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.4 miles away from Bethlehem center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 110.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 216.0 miles away from Bethlehem center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 248.1 miles away from Bethlehem center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ohio County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bethlehem topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bethlehem:

  • REM-WV, INC., FLYNN AVENUE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • OHIO VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • NORTHERN PANHANDLE MENTAL HLTH CTR (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • RAVEN AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • RUSSELL NESBITT APARTMENTS (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • BELMONT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BELLAIRE, OH)

Amtrak station near Bethlehem:

  • 2 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethlehem:

  • West Liberty University (about 10 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 23 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Waynesburg University (about 29 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 38 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 42 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 43 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 46 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Bethlehem include: Bethlehem United Presbyterian Church (A), Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ohio 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 (Population served: 4,813, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

66.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Bethlehem:

Marital status in Bethlehem, WV
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

For population 25 years and over in Bethlehem:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
West Virginia average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bethlehem, WV (based on Ohio County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,1349
Mainline Protestant8,91935
Evangelical Protestant3,96325
Other1,6155
Black Protestant2342
Orthodox1801
None16,398-
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: 14
Ohio County:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Here:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Ohio County:

8.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.7%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ohio County:

13.0%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bethlehem:

45.3%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.8%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bethlehem:

30.8%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bethlehem:

15.6%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bethlehem:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

38.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Bethlehem:

47.9%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Bethlehem:

75.8%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bethlehem, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$11,401$27,3626$4,750
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,487
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,313
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$6,018
Water Supply 0$0 5$3,025
Sewerage 0$0 5$2,126
Streets and Highways 0$0 5$7,950
Totals for Government 5$11,401$27,36234$28,669

Bethlehem government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $457,000 ($196.90)
    Water Utilities: $365,000 ($157.26)
    Sewerage: $335,000 ($144.33)
    Regular Highways: $206,000 ($88.75)
    Central Staff Services: $139,000 ($59.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $44,000 ($18.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($9.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($21.11)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($19.82)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($1.72)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $659,000 ($283.93)

Bethlehem government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $444,000 ($191.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($21.97)
    Rents: $32,000 ($13.79)
    General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($5.60)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.59)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $404,000 ($174.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000 ($18.53)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($2.59)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $628,000 ($270.57)
    Property: $414,000 ($178.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $106,000 ($45.67)
    Other: $15,000 ($6.46)
    Other License: $7,000 ($3.02)

Bethlehem government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,857,000 ($800.09)

5.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marshall County, WV  1.10% ($43,183 average AGI)
from Belmont County, OH  0.84% ($66,014)
from Brooke County, WV  0.30% ($28,173)


6.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marshall County, WV  1.10% ($39,067 average AGI)
to Belmont County, OH  0.91% ($38,597)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.33% ($51,741)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bethlehem:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bethlehem:

  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • W204BE (88.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • WPHP (91.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: OHIO COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WETZ-FM (103.9 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WXCR (92.3 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bethlehem:

  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W41AA (Channel 41; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
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
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.4mTotal length
  • $2,552,000Total costs
  • 72,004Total average daily traffic
  • 16,965Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 7 Chapel Rd (Lat: 40.044528 Lon: -80.690639), Call Sign: KNDT279, Licensee ID: L00109941,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.8000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 09/03/2022, Registrant: Bethlehem, Village Of, Wheeling, WV 26003, Phone: (304) 242-4180
  • WHEELING SBA, West End Of Hubbard Lane (Lat: 40.056944 Lon: -80.715556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 84.1 m, Overall height: 89 m, Call Sign: WNJI314,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHz, 151.985 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2002, Expiration Date: 07/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2012, Registrant: Frontier Communications Corporation, 250 South Franklin, Cookeville, TN 38501, Phone: (931) 528-1584, Fax: (931) 528-1581, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Wheeling C&P TS, Ohio County (Lat: 40.056944 Lon: -80.715556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 84.1 m, Overall height: 89 m, Call Sign: WQCE944, Licensee ID: L00268142,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6735.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2014, Expiration Date: 02/16/2025, Certifier: Kenneth L Perdew, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WD8DDL, Licensee ID: L00453050, Grant Date: 09/18/2013, Expiration Date: 12/14/2023, Certifier: James N Rieck, Registrant: James N Rieck, 26 Maple Lane, Bethlehem, WV 26003

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$112,50014$121,00058$129,19012$67,5002$90,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$40,0005$138,8002$40,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$88,3330$010$115,2007$18,7141$65,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$142,0000$08$209,1251$25,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$109,0002$72,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$62,0001$179,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$178,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$97,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bethlehem, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bethlehem, WV - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bethlehem, WV
  • 81.9%Utility gas
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bethlehem, WV
  • 59.3%Electricity
  • 40.7%Utility gas


Bethlehem compared to West Virginia 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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