There are 18 hospice facilities serving Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This includes 6 facilities in Bethlehem and 12 nearby. The costs per day of hospice care in Pennsylvania range from $111 to $200, with a median expense running around $153. The per month expense averages roughly $4,590 and ranges between $3,330 and $6,000. On a yearly basis, the average cost is about $55,080, which is the same as the nationwide average of $55,080.
Located within Northampton County, Bethlehem is a medium-sized city in Pennsylvania. It is part of the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton metro area. It is the 9th largest city in the state, with 123,241 inhabitants living inside the city limits and 605,195 in the encompassing metro area. Residents 55 and over constitute around 29% of the total community.
The SeniorScore™ for Bethlehem is 71. The city has a mean per capita income of $28,000. The median household income is $56,000 vs the average of $51,000 for the whole of Pennsylvania. The current unemployment rate is roughly 7.73% and the median housing price is $204,000, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of $213,000.
Bethlehem has medium mean temperatures, with medium winters and mildly warm summers. The area receives large levels of precipitation annually. Bethlehem has an average rate of crime and below average air quality compared to similarly-sized cities.