Bethel, CT Profile: Facts & Data

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Bethel, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Bethel Census Designated Place had a population of 10,169 as of July 1, 2018. Bethel ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bethel is located at latitude 41.3727 and longitude -73.4116 in Fairfield County. The formal boundaries for the Bethel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fairfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 377 feet.

The Bethel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378335) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bethel Census Designated Place is located within Town of Bethel, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fairfield County.


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Bethel, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,169
Population in Households 10,156
Population in Familes 8,137
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 2,486
Diversity Index3 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,044
Average Household Income $101,146
Per Capita Income $40,517

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,514 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,563 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 205 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $310,985
Average Home Value $317,827
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,077
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,588
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.77% 0.67%
Households 0.53% 0.51%
Families 0.66% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Bethel, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethel to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 38 74th
Population Density # 39 73rd
Diversity Index # 34 77th
Median Household Income # 65 55th
Per Capita Income # 76 47th

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