Bethalto, Illinois Population 2021

9,076
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Bethalto is a city located in Madison County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 9,076, it is the 229th largest city in Illinois and the 3302nd largest city in the United States . Bethalto is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -4.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,521 in 2010. Bethalto reached it's highest population of 9,516 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Bethalto has a population density of 1,208 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bethalto is $73,187 with a poverty rate of 10.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $803 per month, and the median house value is $133,300. 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 Bethalto was:

  • White: 96.18%
  • Black or African American: 1.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.49%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Bethalto, Illinois is 9,076 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,277.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,521.

Bethalto, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,92996.18%
Black or African American1611.73%
Two or More Races1381.49%
Some Other Race260.28%
Asian260.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.04%
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Bethalto Population by Race

Bethalto Population Pyramid $2021

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Bethalto Median Age

41.4


Total

38.5


Male

44


Female

Bethalto Adults

There are 7,122 adults, (1,792 of whom are seniors) in Bethalto.

Bethalto Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethalto Sex Ratio

Female

4,787

51.56%

Male

4,497

48.44%

Bethalto Population by Age

Bethalto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bethalto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All75.1%24.9%
Female74.4%25.6%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
Male58.6%41.4%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bethalto Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8622.3875.1
Married1,8313.0386.5
Non Family1,3371.2262.5
Female4722.7774.4
Male2223.2458.6

2.9

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Bethalto Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1642.46%
9th to 12th Grade1852.78%
High School Graduate2,24733.74%
Some College1,74226.16%
Associates Degree77711.67%
Bachelors Degree1,05215.80%
Graduate Degree4927.39%
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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
White6,3315,9951,467
Black14113329
Hispanic999430
2+ Races68689
Other Race2626
Asian16165
Islander444

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$39,973$54,304$31,140
Less Than 9th Grade$13,427$$5,438
High School Graduate$31,895$37,500$25,819
Some College$39,469$62,042$27,892
Bachelors Degree$46,790$72,500$39,547
Graduate Degree$71,726$79,896$66,111

$39,973

Average Earnings

$54,304

Average Male

$31,140

Average Female

Bethalto Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethalto Language by Age

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Bethalto Language

96.92% of Bethalto residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Bethalto Language

Bethalto Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,62494510.96%
Hispanic1794022.35%
Black14574.83%
Multiple13864.35%

10.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.79%

Male Poverty Rate

10.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethalto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethalto is Hispanic, with 22.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethalto is Multiple, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.09%.

Bethalto Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.23%
High School15.82%
Some College7.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.10%

Bethalto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed52.27%
Male Employed3.54%
Female Employed2.70%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bethalto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethalto Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,200$73,187
Families$68,820$85,081
Married Families$81,418-
Non Families$35,768$46,122
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Income by Household Type

Bethalto Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 45-54.

Bethalto Marital Status by Race

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Bethalto Marital Status

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611

Number of Veterans

611

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam208
Second Gulf War96
First Gulf War55
World War II53
Korea33

Bethalto Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+240
55 to 64136
65 to 74119
18 to 3462
35 to 5454

Bethalto Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5988.72%
2+ Races911.54%
Islander4100.00%

Bethalto Veterans by Race

Bethalto Veterans by Education

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10.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethalto Veterans by Education

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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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78.18%

Born in Bethalto

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.99% of Bethalto residents were born in the United States, with 78.18% having been born in Illinois. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bethalto Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,076-67-0.73%
20209,143-67-0.73%
20199,210-67-0.72%
20189,277-37-0.40%
20179,31470.08%
20169,307-23-0.25%
20159,330-42-0.45%
20149,372-47-0.50%
20139,419-39-0.41%
20129,458-36-0.38%
20119,494-22-0.23%
20109,516620.07%
20009,454-53-0.06%
19909,5078770.97%
19808,6301,5562.01%
19707,0743,8398.14%
19603,2350.00%

Bethalto Population by Year