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Overview

Introduction to Bethel Park, Pennsylvania

Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny county, is 8 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It's situated at the margin between the Waynesburg Hills Sections and the Pittsburgh Low Plateau of the Allegheny Plateau area. Bethel Park is included in the Pittsburgh Metro Area. Rocky Ridge is the highest location in the city.

Bethel Park History

The French arrived in 1749. They traveled along the Ohio and Allegheny rivers. A lot of the region's towns were established along rivers. Fort Duquesne was a primary location during the French and Indian War. It was settled near 1800 as Bethel Township and was later incorporated as a borough. The area had been used for mining coal.

Bethel Park Attractions

  • South Hills Village
  • Bethel Park Community Center
  • South Park Hundred Acres Manor
  • Blade Runners
  • Community Day Parade

Bethel Park Activities

The South Park Wave Pool is a popular destination. The region offers numerous golf courses. Nearby Pittsburgh has a wide variety of activities and entertainment. Allegheny Islands State Park includes three islands situated in the Allegheny River which can be accessed by boat. Hillman State Park is nearby. Point State Park is located in Pittsburgh and includes the historic Fort Pitt and Fort Duquesne and is used for a variety of recreational activities.

Bethel Park Higher Education

University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Penn State Greater Allegheny and Chatham College are located in the region.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bethel Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15102
Phone Area Codes 412
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.327
Longitude -80.039

Bethel Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MCKEESPORT
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station WASHINGTON 3 NE
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baldwin 19,803 $67,050
Brentwood 9,598 $69,432
Bridgeville 5,135 $66,183
Castle Shannon 8,293 $61,099
Dormont 8,555 $73,818

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bethel Park Public Libraries

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Bethel Park Public Library
5100 WEST LIBRARY AVE
Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
(412) 835-2207

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Bethel Park High Schools

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412-854-8581
Serves 1,919 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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