Bethany 81 Exceptional
Bethany Livability #14 ranked city in Oregon#2,620 ranked city in the USARanks better than 91% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Bethany Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Bethany Cost of Living Cost of living is 22% higher than Oregon
14444% more expensive than the US average
11818% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Bethany cost of living
A+ Bethany Crime Total crime is 58% lower than Oregon
Total crime
1,33648% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7548% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Bethany crime
A- Bethany Employment Household income is 120% higher than Oregon
Median household income
$117,056112% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$47,17758% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%34% lower than the US average
Bethany employment
D- Bethany Housing Home value is 78% higher than Oregon
Median home value
$440,300138% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,37945% higher than the US average
Home ownership
76%19% higher than the US average
Bethany real estate or Bethany rentals
A+ Bethany Schools HS graduation rate is 12% higher than Oregon
High school grad. rates
95%15% higher than the US average
School test scores
84%71% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Bethany K-12 schools
A- Bethany User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Bethany
Overall user rating
78% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
98% 2 total surveys
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      Living in Bethany, OR

      Located in the state of Oregon, Bethany is a mid-sized city with a population of 22,819 people. Bethany has a population density of 4,193 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. Individuals of White (58%) and Asian (34%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of Bethany. Bethany has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 88% of the population is classified as married and 37% have kids.

      Living in Bethany can be a good experience for anyone relocating to the city. Having said that, in the state of Oregon, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! With useful information like cost of living, weather, education, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Bethany and in the areas around Bethany is a much easier task.

      Bethany, OR receives 79 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #12 in Oregon and #2,237 in the USA. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Bethany could be a great choice! Bethany has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. Based on the grades for each individual category, Bethany has received high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A+), education (A+) and employment (A-). On a less positive note, Bethany does not have favorable scores for the following: cost of living (F) and housing (D-). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Bethany on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      The average school test scores in Bethany are 84%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Bethany. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Bethany are affordable. The median home price for Bethany homes is $440,300, which is 78.1% higher than the Oregon average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Bethany, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.8, which is 17.4% lower than the Oregon average.

      Bethany transportation information

      Average one way commute24min23min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.4%71.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.2%10.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.9%4.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.7%2.4%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.8%3.9%2.8%
      Working from home6.4%6.4%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)6354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (3)29711

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      Source: The Bethany, OR data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).