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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bethelwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Bethel
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.