Bethel demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,33364891
Median age42.440.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%43%43%
Speak English78%78%79%
Speak Spanish6%12%13%
Bethel, CT has a population of 9,541 and is the 4,079th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,333 per sq mi which is 260% higher than the Connecticut average and 2475% higher than the national average. The median age in Bethel is 42 which is approximately 4% higher than the Connecticut average of 41. In Bethel, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 78% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 50% of Bethel residents were born in Connecticut, 31% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 17% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Bethel is 260% higher than Connecticut.
  • The median age in Bethel is 4% higher than Connecticut.
  • In Bethel 84.38% of the population is White.
  • In Bethel 2.82% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Bethel 8.69% of the population is Asian.

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Bethel population breakdown by race

Black or African American2.82%10.39%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.99%2.98%3.06%
Other race3.12%4.95%4.75%
In Bethel, 7.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Bethel, CT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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