Bethel Park, PA

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Population

32,179

0.133% decline

Median Age

46.2


Median Household Income

$73,735

2.29% growth

Poverty Rate

5.11%


Number of Employees

16,689

0.323% decline

Median Property Value

$170,900

2.52% growth

About

In 2017, Bethel Park, PA had a population of 32.2k people with a median age of 46.2 and a median household income of $73,735. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bethel Park, PA declined from 32,222 to 32,179, a -0.133% decrease and its median household income grew from $72,083 to $73,735, a 2.29% increase.

The population of Bethel Park, PA is 93.3% White Alone, 2.4% Two or More Races, and 1.86% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Bethel Park, PA speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Bethel Park, PA is $170,900, and the homeownership rate is 78.6%. Most people in Bethel Park, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Bethel Park, PA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Bethel Park, PA employs 16.7k people. The largest industries in Bethel Park, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,364 people), Retail Trade (2,065 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,812 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,500), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,197), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,750).

Median household income in Bethel Park, PA is $73,735. Males in Bethel Park, PA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,502. The income inequality in Bethel Park, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$73,735

2017 value

± $4,107

2.29%

1 Year Growth

± 7.69%

Households in Bethel Park, PA have a median annual income of $73,735, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $72,083 in 2016, which represents a 2.29% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,039

Average Male Salary

± $1,040

$49,502

Average Female Salary

± $757

In 2017, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,450 ± $4,076

  2. White

    $51,412 ± $642

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $38,644 ± $21,965

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bethel Park, PA is from Pennsylvania.

0.469

2017 Wage GINI

0.469

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4753.04

  2. Census Tract 4754.02

  3. Census Tract 4753.03

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bethel Park, PA was Census Tract 4753.04 with a value of $86,689, followed by Census Tract 4754.02 and Census Tract 4753.03, with respective values of $85,769 and $84,500.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bethel Park, PA (1.63k out of 31.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

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

    1,573 ± 260

  2. Two Or More

    36 ± 116

  3. Asian

    13 ± 110

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bethel Park, PA is White, followed by Two Or More and Asian.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

16.7k

2017 Value

± 760

-0.323%

1 Year decline

± 6.44%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bethel Park, PA declined at a rate of -0.323%, from 16.7k employees to 16.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bethel Park, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,550 people), Management Occupations (1,972 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,900 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bethel Park, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bethel Park, PA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,550 people), Management Occupations (1,972 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,900 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bethel Park, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.68 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.53 times), and Legal Occupations (1.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bethel Park, PA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($102,976), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($89,135), and Legal Occupations ($86,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16.7k

2017 Value

± 760

-0.323%

1 Year decline

± 6.44%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bethel Park, PA declined at a rate of -0.323%, from 16.7k employees to 16.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bethel Park, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,364 people), Retail Trade (2,065 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,812 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bethel Park, PA, though some of these residents may live in Bethel Park, 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 Bethel Park, PA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,364 people), Retail Trade (2,065 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,812 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bethel Park, PA has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (2 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.55 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bethel Park, PA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($81,500), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,197), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $88.5B

  2. $57.4B

  3. $55.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $88.5B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($57.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($55.2B).

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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$671B

2020 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

42.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $671B. This is expected to increase 42.2% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania 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 to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $65.4B

  2. $62.6B

  3. $35.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $65.4B, followed by New Jersey with $62.6B and Ohio and $35.6B.

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

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Health

97.1% of the population of Bethel Park, PA has health coverage, with 58.6% on employee plans, 5.41% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 16.3% on non-group plans, and 0.569% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Bethel Park, PA see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,232 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1,228 patients).

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

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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.

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

2.86%

Uninsured

58.6%

Employer Coverage

5.41%

Medicaid

16.2%

Medicare

16.3%

Non-Group

0.569%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bethel Park, PA declined by 9.86% from 3.17% to 2.86%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bethel Park, 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. 16% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

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

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Diversity

Bethel Park, PA is home to a population of 32.2k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.82% of Bethel Park, PA residents were born outside of the country (1.23k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Bethel Park, PA is composed of 30k White Alone residents (93.3%), 771 Two or More Races residents (2.4%), 599 Asian Alone residents (1.86%), 358 Black or African American Alone residents (1.11%), 325 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.01%), 43 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.134%), 38 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.118%), and 37 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.115%).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Bethel Park, PA was 46.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Bethel Park, PA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Bethel Park, PA residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.82%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.23k people

3.48%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.12k people

As of 2017, 3.82% of Bethel Park, PA residents (1.23k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bethel Park, PA was 3.48%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    81,562 ± 6,989 people

  2. China

    63,036 ± 6,149 people

  3. Mexico

    54,918 ± 5,741 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 81,562 Pennsylvania residents, followed by China with 63,036 and Mexico with 54,918.

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Citizenship

98.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of Bethel Park, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Bethel Park, PA was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    30k ± 556

  2. Two or More Races

    771 ± 340

  3. Asian Alone

    599 ± 224

In 2017, there were 38.9 times more White Alone residents (30k people) in Bethel Park, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 771 Two or More Races and 599 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    618 ± 126

  2. Korea

    339 ± 124

  3. World War II

    224 ± 78

Bethel Park, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bethel Park, PA was $170,900 in 2017, which is 0.744 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $166,700 to $170,900, a 2.52% increase. The homeownership rate in Bethel Park, PA is 78.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bethel Park, PA have an average commute time of 29.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bethel Park, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$170,900

2017 Median

± $2,454

$166,700

2016 Median

± $3,222

In 2017, the median property value in Bethel Park, PA grew to to $170,900 from the previous year's value of $166,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bethel Park, 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 Bethel Park, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$73,735

Median Household Income

± $4,107

13.5k

Number of Households

± 630

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.5k households in Bethel Park, PA grew to $73,735 from the previous year's value of $72,083.

The following chart displays the households in Bethel Park, 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 Bethel Park, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bethel Park, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

78.6%

2017 Homeownership

78.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.6% of the housing units in Bethel Park, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bethel Park, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

29.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bethel Park, PA have a longer commute time (29.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.15% of the workforce in Bethel Park, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.5%

  2. Public Transit

    10.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Bethel Park, PA was Drove Alone (74.5%), followed by those who Public Transit (10.3%) and those who Worked At Home (6.66%).

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 Bethel Park, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bethel Park, PA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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