Bethalto, Illinois Population 2022

9,268
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Bethalto is a city located in Madison County Illinois. Bethalto has a 2020 population of 9,268. Bethalto is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,310 in 2010.

The average household income in Bethalto is $73,187 with a poverty rate of 6.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $792 per month, and the median house value is $140,100. The median age in Bethalto is 41.4 years, 38.5 years for males, and 44 years for females.

Bethalto Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bethaltowas:

  • White: 96.64%
  • Two or more races: 1.48%
  • Black or African American: 1.08%
  • Asian: 0.56%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Bethalto, Illinois is 9,268 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,310.

Bethalto, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,94796.64%
Black or African American1001.08%
Asian520.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.04%
Some Other Race180.19%
Two or More Races1371.48%
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Bethalto Population by Race

Bethalto Population Pyramid 2022

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Bethalto Median Age

40.6


Total

36.6


Male

43.5


Female

Bethalto Adults

There are 7,050 adults, (1,944 of whom are seniors) in Bethalto.

Bethalto Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethalto Sex Ratio

Female

4,883

52.74%

Male

4,375

47.26%

Bethalto Population by Age

Bethalto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bethalto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
Male81.9%18.1%
All80.1%19.9%
Female71%29%
Non Family63.9%36.1%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bethalto Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7952.4280.1
Married2,0413.0491.6
Male1162.7881.9
Female4102.7671
Non Family1,2281.2463.9

2.89

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Bethalto Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1271.89%
9th to 12th Grade1412.10%
High School Graduate2,49837.23%
Some College1,38720.67%
Associates Degree88713.22%
Bachelors Degree1,20517.96%
Graduate Degree4656.93%
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Bethalto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethalto Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander444
Asian353516
Black1009145
Hispanic1029044
White6,4206,1731,555
2+ Races49496
Other Race1814

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Bethalto Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,591$57,256$31,349
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,422$44,342$23,011
Some College$42,125$63,419$28,764
Bachelors Degree$55,108$74,091$44,375
Graduate Degree$74,005$82,500$72,788

$43,591

Average Earnings

$57,256

Average Male

$31,349

Average Female

Bethalto Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethalto Language by Age

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Bethalto Language

98.46% of Bethalto residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Bethalto Language

Bethalto Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8278.54%
White8,6425566.43%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1853217.30%
Multiple13753.65%

6.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.33%

Male Poverty Rate

7.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethalto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethalto is Black, with 8.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethalto is Multiple, with 3.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.57%.

Bethalto Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.10%
High School12.19%
Some College4.40%
Bachelors or Greater1.08%

Bethalto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.57%
Male Unemployed66.95%
Female Employed2.69%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bethalto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethalto Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,834$77,979
Families$77,917$90,220
Married Families$86,473-
Non Families$35,739$47,598
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Income by Household Type

Bethalto Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethalto Married by Age and Sex

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Bethalto Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Bethalto Marital Status by Race

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Bethalto Marital Status

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560

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War100
Vietnam178
Korea35
World War II11

Bethalto Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3419
35 to 5498
55 to 64128
65 to 74114
75+201

Bethalto Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5538.09%
Islander4100.00%
2+ Races35.00%

Bethalto Veterans by Race

Bethalto Veterans by Education

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1.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethalto Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bethalto Employment by Age

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Bethalto Employment by Race

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Bethalto Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.59%

Born in Bethalto

99.46%

Native Born

0.54%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.46% of Bethalto residents were born in the United States, with 77.59% having been born in Illinois. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bethalto Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19603,2350.00%
19707,0743,8398.14%
19808,6301,5562.01%
19909,5078770.97%
20009,454-53-0.06%
20109,521670.07%
20119,500-21-0.22%
20129,479-21-0.22%
20139,458-21-0.22%
20149,437-21-0.22%
20159,416-21-0.22%
20169,395-21-0.22%
20179,374-21-0.22%
20189,353-21-0.22%
20199,332-21-0.22%
20209,310-22-0.24%
20219,289-21-0.23%
20229,268-21-0.23%

Bethalto Population by Year