Bethlehem First-Time Homebuyer Report for January

Bethlehem has one of the largest populations in Pennsylvania with 74,982 residents. On top of being the seventh-most populated city, it has seen a 5.6% increase in population over the last 10 years. Its three largest zip codes are 18017, 18015, and 18018. It should be noted that 50.4% of the homes in Bethlehem are owned, while 43.7% are rentals. The top school in the city is Hanover Elementary School.

Price Range

Homes in Bethlehem are generally more expensive than others in the state with a median home value of $147,100 and an average list price of $184,958. 18017, 18025, and 18018 are the costliest places in the city.

Curious as to which homes have been getting the most attention in Bethlehem? These listings have stirred up interest and produced the most views:

$550K   $109K   $118K  

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom townhouse valued around $120,071 is considered a typical dwelling in Bethlehem. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $24,014 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $666 and the property tax rate is $17.86 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Bethlehem homes for sale or reviewing Bethlehem real estate trends.


Data reported through 1/12/2017

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