Bethlehem, Mississippi Population 2024

306

Bethlehem is a city located in Benton County and Marshall County Mississippi. Bethlehem has a 2024 population of 306. Bethlehem is currently growing at a rate of 15.04% annually but its population has decreased by -12.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 351 in 2020.

The average household income in Bethlehem is $33,431 with a poverty rate of 90.71%. The median age in Bethlehem is 4.6 years: 3.7 years for males, and 4.7 years for females.

Bethlehem Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bethlehem was:

  • Two or more races: 69.03%
  • White: 30.97%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
78.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.82% (-45)
The current population of Bethlehem, Mississippi is 306 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 351.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Two or more races15669.03%
White7030.97%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Two or more races

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bethlehem Population by Race

Bethlehem Population Pyramid 2024

Bethlehem Median Age

4.6

Total

3.7

Male

4.7

Female

Bethlehem Adults

There are 70 adults, (8 of whom are seniors) in Bethlehem.

Bethlehem Age Dependency

264.5

Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

251.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethlehem Sex Ratio

Female14564.16%
Male8135.84%

Bethlehem Population by Age

Bethlehem Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All643.5346.953.1
Female345.590100
Non Family2301000
Married71.861000
Male0000

4.95

Average Family Size

3.53

Average Household Size

46.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bethlehem Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree3448.57%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate2231.43%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College1420%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bethlehem Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethlehem Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White70700

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 0%.

Bethlehem Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$21,728$0$0
Some College$0$0$0

$21,728

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Bethlehem Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethlehem Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bethlehem Language

100% of Bethlehem residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Bethlehem Language

Bethlehem Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple156156100%
Hispanic156156100%
White704970%

90.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

91.36%

Male Poverty Rate

90.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethlehem

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethlehem is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethlehem is White, with 70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 100%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 65.22%.

Bethlehem Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College70.83%
High School68.18%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Bethlehem Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed85%
Female Unemployed0%

Bethlehem Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethlehem Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$-999,999,999
Households$21,250$33,431
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bethlehem Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

18.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.8%

Male Marriage Rate

12.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethlehem Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bethlehem Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bethlehem Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bethlehem Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Bethlehem Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 647
18 to 340
35 to 540
65 to 740
75+0

Bethlehem Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White710%

Bethlehem Veterans by Race

Bethlehem Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethlehem Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Bethlehem Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bethlehem Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bethlehem Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

21.68%

Born in Bethlehem

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Bethlehem residents were born in the United States, with 21.68% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bethlehem Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243064015.04%
20232664017.7%
20222264021.51%
2021186-165-47.01%
202035100%

Bethlehem Population by Year