Bethlehem, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bethlehem, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Bethlehem had a population of 607 as of July 1, 2017. Bethlehem ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bethlehem is located at latitude 33.9379 and longitude -83.71 in Barrow County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bethlehem (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Barrow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 860 feet.

The Town of Bethlehem (GNIS ID: 2405255) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Bethlehem is located within Bethlehem Division of Barrow County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bethlehem population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bethlehem, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 607
Daytime Population: Workers 181
Daytime Population: Residents 367
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 548
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 607
Population in Familes 525
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 244
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $37,692
Average Household Income $47,572
Per Capita Income $16,369


Total Housing Units 248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $118,852
Average Home Value $152,215


Total Households 217
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 160
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% 0.59%
Households -0.06% 0.37%
Families 0.62% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Bethlehem, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethlehem to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 426 32nd
Population Density # 476 24th
Diversity Index # 453 28th
Median Household Income # 356 43rd
Per Capita Income # 543 13th

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