Latest Data (2016)
Population 75,293
Nationwide Rank 462

Quick Facts

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is the 462nd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is a city.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Bethlehem had its largest population ever.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
452 Perris, California 76,331 109.7%
453 Baytown, Texas 75,992 14.0%
454 Kalamazoo, Michigan 75,984 -1.3%
455 Layton, Utah 75,655 28.4%
456 San Ramon, California 75,639 68.3%
457 Boynton Beach, Florida 75,569 24.7%
458 Wyoming, Michigan 75,567 8.6%
459 Gastonia, North Carolina 75,536 11.7%
460 Arlington Heights, Illinois 75,525 -1.2%
461 Union City, California 75,322 11.6%
462 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 75,293 5.6%
463 Evanston, Illinois 74,895 1.0%
464 Jonesboro, Arkansas 74,889 34.2%
465 Franklin, Tennessee 74,794 61.2%
466 Missouri City, Texas 74,561 39.3%
467 Bolingbrook, Illinois 74,518 30.8%
468 Schaumburg, Illinois 74,446 -1.1%
469 Camden, New Jersey 74,420 -6.7%
470 Iowa City, Iowa 74,398 18.3%
471 Warner Robins, Georgia 74,388 49.4%
472 Appleton, Wisconsin 74,370 5.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
231 Allentown 120,443 12.9%
308 Erie 98,593 -4.8%
375 Reading 87,575 7.7%
439 Scranton 77,291 1.8%
462 Bethlehem 75,293 5.6%
629 Lancaster 59,218 4.3%
777 Harrisburg 48,904 0.0%
848 Altoona 44,589 -9.7%
859 York 43,859 6.2%
901 State College 41,992 9.3%
930 Wilkes-Barre 40,569 -5.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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