Bethlehem, West VirginiaBethlehem
is a village located in Ohio County, West Virginia
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 2,651.
Geography\nBethlehem is located at 40°2'56" North, 80°41'37" West (40.048761, -80.693601)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 9.1 km²
). 9.1 km² (3.5 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 2,651 people, 1,127 households, and 793 families residing in the village. The population density
is 290.0/km² (751.2/mi²). There are 1,169 housing units at an average density of 127.9/km² (331.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 96.57% White, 1.17% African American
, 0.08% Native American
, 1.62% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.04% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. 0.38% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 1,127 households out of which 28.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% are married couples living together, 7.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% are non-families. 26.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.35 and the average family size is 2.83.
In the village the population is spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $43,802, and the median income for a family is $49,491. Males have a median income of $37,850 versus $25,750 for females. The per capita income for the village is $21,995. 2.2% of the population and 0.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 1.2% are under the age of 18 and 2.2% are 65 or older.