Latest Data (2017)
Population 75,707
Nationwide Rank 465

Quick Facts

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is the 465th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is a city.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Bethlehem had its largest population ever.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
455 Hammond, Indiana 76,618 -7.4%
456 Gastonia, North Carolina 76,593 13.2%
457 St. Joseph, Missouri 76,442 3.1%
458 Baldwin Park, California 76,402 0.5%
459 Gary, Indiana 76,008 -25.8%
460 Wyoming, Michigan 75,938 9.1%
461 San Ramon, California 75,931 69.0%
462 Jonesboro, Arkansas 75,866 36.0%
463 Kalamazoo, Michigan 75,807 -1.5%
464 Iowa City, Iowa 75,798 20.5%
465 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 75,707 6.2%
466 Cedar Park, Texas 75,704 189.7%
467 Arlington Heights, Illinois 75,634 -1.1%
468 Union City, California 75,343 11.6%
469 Bolingbrook, Illinois 75,201 32.0%
470 Warner Robins, Georgia 74,854 50.3%
471 Evanston, Illinois 74,756 0.8%
472 Appleton, Wisconsin 74,653 6.0%
473 Camden, New Jersey 74,532 -6.5%
474 Temple, Texas 74,503 34.9%
475 Missouri City, Texas 74,497 39.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
231 Allentown 121,283 13.7%
317 Erie 97,369 -6.0%
372 Reading 88,423 8.7%
447 Scranton 77,605 2.3%
465 Bethlehem 75,707 6.2%
631 Lancaster 59,708 5.1%
782 Harrisburg 49,192 0.6%
867 York 44,132 6.9%
870 Altoona 44,098 -10.7%
901 State College 42,430 10.5%
934 Wilkes-Barre 40,806 -5.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 75,707 465
2016 75,293 462
2015 74,892 458
2014 75,135 451
2013 75,018 444
2012 75,103 441
2011 75,098 437
2010 74,982 432
2009 73,088 423
2008 72,690 424
2007 72,636 417
2006 72,721 412
2005 72,509 411
2004 72,537 410
2003 72,188 402
2002 71,857 399
2001 71,127 399
2000 71,283 393
1990 71,855 319