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Income/capita 41%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 20%
IndexBethelConnecticutNational
Income per capita$42,108$39,906$29,829
Median household income$72,656$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$87,453$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,765$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$52,945$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$30,304$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.9%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bethel is 41% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Bethel is 31% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bethel is 20% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bethel is 74% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $48,432$72,656$145,312
      City
      $47,831$71,755$143,510
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Bethel median earnings by income bracket

      Bethel employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.6%3.5%
      Manufacturing sector15.1%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%4.8%
      Wholesale & retail services11.3%12.1%
      Public administration5.1%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%0.6%
      Education, health & social services6.5%35.1%
      Other40.8%36.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cannondale, CT92$250,001352%
      Bedford, NY1,953$175,586217%
      Katonah, NY2,077$145,568163%
      Golden's Bridge, NY1,773$130,473136%
      Newtown, CT2,009$126,806129%
      Bethel, CT9,541$72,65631%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hampton, NH9,542$84,31252%
      Winslow, AZ9,539$34,23938%
      Winfield, IL9,543$96,84975%
      North Gates, NY9,537$41,70525%
      Steger, IL9,535$42,49223%
      Bethel, CT9,541$72,65631%
      Source: The Bethel, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).