Bethel, Connecticut Population 2022

10,012
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Bethel is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. Bethel has a 2020 population of 10,012. Bethel is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,549 in 2010.

The average household income in Bethel is $97,365 with a poverty rate of 5.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,280 per month, and the median house value is $309,300. The median age in Bethel is 42.5 years, 38.6 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Bethel Demographics

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

  • White: 72.65%
  • Black or African American: 10.93%
  • Asian: 5.91%
  • Other race: 5.42%
  • Two or more races: 5.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bethel, Connecticut is 10,012 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,012.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,549.

Bethel, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,87572.65%
Black or African American1,18510.93%
Asian6415.91%
Some Other Race5885.42%
Two or More Races5505.07%
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Bethel Population by Race

Bethel Population Pyramid 2022

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Bethel Median Age

39.7


Total

40.1


Male

39.4


Female

Bethel Adults

There are 8,274 adults, (1,528 of whom are seniors) in Bethel.

Bethel Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethel Sex Ratio

Female

6,122

56.48%

Male

4,717

43.52%

Bethel Population by Age

Bethel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bethel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
Male68.9%31.1%
All64.4%35.6%
Female61.5%38.5%
Non Family50%50%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bethel Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3892.4764.4
Married1,6293.0880.2
Male4053.8168.9
Female5583.7361.5
Non Family1,7971.2250

3.19

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Bethel Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2613.48%
9th to 12th Grade2343.12%
High School Graduate1,96526.22%
Some College1,49920.00%
Associates Degree2803.74%
Bachelors Degree2,39631.97%
Graduate Degree86011.47%
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Bethel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethel Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian459414267
2+ Races328317159
White5,4235,2072,452
Black580580211
Hispanic963727291
Other Race53033490

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.17%.

Bethel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,167$52,183$36,752
Less Than 9th Grade$22,788$45,813$10,915
High School Graduate$24,733$38,254$18,545
Some College$57,440$71,509$51,250
Bachelors Degree$60,000$62,083$54,567
Graduate Degree$63,687$89,531$56,394

$46,167

Average Earnings

$52,183

Average Male

$36,752

Average Female

Bethel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethel Language by Age

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Bethel Language

75.46% of Bethel residents speak only English, while 24.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.61% of the population.

Bethel Language

Bethel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,1851159.70%
White7,5714475.90%
Asian641365.62%
OtherNaN%
Multiple550274.91%
Hispanic1,24490.72%

5.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.19%

Male Poverty Rate

7.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethel is Black, with 9.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethel is Hispanic, with 0.72% 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 6.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.36%.

Bethel Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.20%
High School7.68%
Some College11.97%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%

Bethel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.66%
Male Unemployed16.19%
Female Employed2.58%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bethel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,800$90,912
Families$78,898$106,379
Married Families$114,201-
Non Families$37,813$59,732
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Income by Household Type

Bethel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethel Married by Age and Sex

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Bethel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bethel Marital Status by Race

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Bethel Marital Status

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461

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War10
Vietnam150
Korea48
World War II57

Bethel Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3429
35 to 54111
55 to 6437
65 to 74161
75+123

Bethel Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4617.28%
Hispanic323.14%

Bethel Veterans by Race

Bethel Veterans by Education

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5.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethel Veterans by Education

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bethel Employment by Age

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Bethel Employment by Race

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Bethel 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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45.70%

Born in Bethel

78.61%

Native Born

21.39%

Foreign Born

7.23%

Non Citizen

14.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.61% of Bethel residents were born in the United States, with 45.70% having been born in Connecticut. 7.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Bethel Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20109,5490.00%
20119,140-409-4.28%
20129,028-112-1.23%
20139,4574294.75%
20149,471140.15%
20159,7312602.75%
20169,541-190-1.95%
20179,7802392.50%
20189,659-121-1.24%
201910,0123533.65%
202010,0120.00%
202110,0120.00%
202210,0120.00%

Bethel Population by Year