Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA

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2019 Population
172,890
0.175% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
39.4
0.254% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
11.2%
2.64% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$64,094
2.66% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$199,400
2.15% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
79,674
0.311% 1-year growth

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In 2019, Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA had a population of 173k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $64,094. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA grew from 172,588 to 172,890, a 0.175% increase and its median household income grew from $62,434 to $64,094, a 2.66% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.8%), White (Hispanic) (13.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.23%), Other (Hispanic) (3.59%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.38%). 19.1% of the households in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

95.6% of the residents in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA are Lehigh University (2,030 degrees awarded in 2019), Northampton County Area Community College (1,423 degrees), and Lafayette College (804 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was $199,400, and the homeownership rate was 62.1%. Most people in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA is home to a population of 173k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2019, 21.8% of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (37.7k people).

In 2019, there were 4.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.2k White (Hispanic) and 12.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA are Spanish (21,266 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,140 speakers), and Portuguese (856 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    114k ± 992
  2. White (Hispanic)
    23.2k ± 1.47k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.5k ± 775
20.5%
Hispanic Population
35.4k people

In 2019, there were 4.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.2k White (Hispanic) and 12.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.5% of the people in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA are hispanic (35.4k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    21,266 speakers (13%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,140 speakers (0.695%)
  3. Portuguese
    856 speakers (0.522%)

19.1% of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was Spanish. 13% of the overall population of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA are native Spanish speakers. 0.695% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.522% speak Portuguese, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

21.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
37.7k people
9.37%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
16.2k people

As of 2019, 21.8% of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA residents (37.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was 9.37%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.3

In 2019, the median age of all people in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was 39.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    1,568 ± 968 people
  2. India
    1,186 ± 843 people
  3. Mexico
    1,066 ± 799 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 1,568 Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA residents, followed by India with 1,186 and Mexico with 1,066.

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Citizenship

95.6%
2019 Citizenship
95.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.6% of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was 95.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,257 ± 291
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,136 ± 257
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    987 ± 219

Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

Median household income in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA is $64,094. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $117,912, followed by West Chester Borough PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $107,554 and $107,058.

Males in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,178. The income inequality in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA employs 79.7k people. The largest industries in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,695 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,265 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,094 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($123,017), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($119,045), and Computer Systems Design ($111,905).

Wages

Median Household Income

$64,094
2019 value
± $1,746
2.66%
1 Year Growth
± 3.52%

Households in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $64,094, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $62,434 in 2018, which represents a 2.66% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$69,384
Average Male Salary in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA
± $9,392
$51,178
Average Female Salary in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA
± $7,009

In 2019, full-time male employees in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA
  1. Asian
    $54,935 ± $29,918
  2. White
    $53,984 ± $5,992
  3. Black
    $43,752 ± $15,987

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA.

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Wage Distribution

0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA
0.468
2018 Wage GINI in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA

In 2019, the income inequality in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0214% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $117,912, followed by West Chester Borough PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $107,554 and $107,058.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA (18.1k out of 162k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    12,787 ± 874
  2. Hispanic
    7,724 ± 652
  3. Black
    1,891 ± 328

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

79.7k
2019 Value
0.311%
1 Year growth
± 0.311%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.311%, from 79.4k employees to 79.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA, are Registered nurses (2,097 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,007 people), and Retail salespersons (1,848 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Registered nurses (2,097 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,007 people), and Retail salespersons (1,848 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Gaming services workers (7.86 times higher than expected), Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders (5.3 times), and Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers (3.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Physicians ($190,827), Chief executives & legislators ($190,305), and Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel ($155,461).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

79.7k
2019 Value
0.311%
1 Year growth
± 0.311%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.311%, from 79.4k employees to 79.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,695 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,265 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,094 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,695 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,265 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,094 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Sugar & confectionery products (7.08 times higher than expected), Foundries (4.32 times), and Commercial & service industry machinery manufacturing (4.02 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($123,017), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($119,045), and Computer Systems Design ($111,905).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania and New Jersey to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $123B
  2. $113B
  3. $93.8B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania and New Jersey product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $123B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($113B) and Electronics ($93.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$660B
2018 Value in New Jersey
$1.36T
Projected 2045 Value in New Jersey
105% growth
$703B
2018 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.28T
Projected 2045 Value in Pennsylvania
82.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound New Jersey trade was $660B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.36T by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $703B. This is expected to increase 82.2% to $1.28T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania and New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania and New Jersey to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $193B
  2. $52.4B
  3. $38.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania and New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $193B, followed by Ohio with $52.4B and Maryland and $38.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania and New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 50.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.19%). The most partisan county was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New Jersey
50.8% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Pennsylvania
  1. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 82.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Pennsylvania was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Pennsylvania colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA awarded 5,139 degrees. The student population of Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA is skewed towards women, with 9,924 male students and 12,519 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA are White (3,286 and 70.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (529 and 11.4%), Black or African American (273 and 5.89%), and Asian (213 and 4.6%).

The largest universities in Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Lehigh University (2,030 and 39.5%), Northampton County Area Community College (1,423 and 27.7%), and Lafayette College (804 and 15.6%).

The most popular majors in Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA are General Finance (212 and 4.13%), Mechanical Engineering (202 and 3.93%), and Computer Science (166 and 3.23%).

The median tuition cost in Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA for private four year colleges is $54,512.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 146 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 201 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 161 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was General Economics with 146 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,030 degrees awarded
  2. 1,423 degrees awarded
  3. 804 degrees awarded
$54,512
Median Private

In 2019, the Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lehigh University with 2,030 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,385
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,754
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 2,385 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA, which is 0.866 times less than the 2,754 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,286 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    529 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    273 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Northampton (South) & Lehigh (East) Counties--Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was White students. These 3,286 degrees mean that there were 6.21 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 529 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA was $199,400 in 2019, which is 0.829 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $195,200 to $199,400, a 2.15% increase. The homeownership rate in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA is 62.1%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$199,400
2019 Median
± $3,690
$195,200
2018 Median
± $3,041

In 2019, the median property value in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA grew to to $199,400 from the previous year's value of $195,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$64,094
Median Household Income
± $1,746
65.1k
Number of Households
± 1,611

In 2019, the median household income of the 65.1k households in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA grew to $64,094 from the previous year's value of $62,434.

The following chart displays the households in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.1%
2019 Homeownership
61.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 62.1% of the housing units in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 4.19% of the workforce in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (79.5%)
  2. Carpooled (7.44%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.37%)

In 2019, 79.5% of workers in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.44%) and those who worked at home (4.37%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

94.3% of the population of Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 50.5% on employee plans, 16.5% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.745% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1179 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1189 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1135 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.6%). Additionally, Armstrong County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania
1,179 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,179 patients per year. This represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1,189 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania and New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
$9,258
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Pennsylvania
$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$4,634
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,407
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,243
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.7%
Uninsured
50.5%
Employer Coverage
16.5%
Medicaid
14%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
0.745%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA declined by 15.6% from 6.76% to 5.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bethlehem (East) & Easton Cities PUMA, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 20.6% prevalence
  2. 19.3% prevalence
  3. 19.3% prevalence

Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, at 20.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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