South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
|South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania|
|• Type||Borough Council|
|• Mayor||Randall Stahlman|
|• Total||0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)|
|• Land||0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,080 ft (330 m)|
|• Density||3,163/sq mi (1,221.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
South Bethlehem is located in northern Armstrong County in western Pennsylvania on the south side of Redbank Creek at (40.999516, -79.339219). It is bordered to the northeast by the borough of New Bethlehem, which is across Redbank Creek in Clarion County. Neither South Bethlehem nor New Bethlehem are adjacent to the city of Bethlehem, which is in eastern Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Routes 28 and 66 pass through South Bethlehem, leading southwest 19 miles (31 km) to Kittanning. Route 28 leads northeast 20 miles (32 km) to Brookville, and Route 66 leads north 17 miles (27 km) to Clarion, both of which towns are near Interstate 80.
As of the census of 2000, there were 444 people, 194 households, and 130 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,746.6 people per square mile (1,071.4/km²). There were 208 housing units at an average density of 1,286.7 per square mile (501.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.32% White and 0.68% African American.
There were 194 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.84.
In the borough the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 23.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $29,688, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $28,269 versus $26,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,266. About 9.1% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 11.4% of those age 65 or over.
- Redbank Valley School District - public schools
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- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.