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Income/capita 19%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 22%
IndexBethelDelawareNational
Income per capita$35,557$31,118$29,829
Median household income$64,000$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,750$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$62,813$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$37,188$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$27,500$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level6.1%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bethel is 19% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Bethel is 16% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bethel is 22% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bethel is 60% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $42,662$64,000$128,000
      City
      $40,673$61,017$122,034
      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 industry14.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services8.6%7.3%
      Wholesale & retail services8.6%17.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.4%2.4%
      Education, health & social services0.0%29.3%
      Other37.1%43.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Parsonsburg, MD250$70,43627%
      Eldorado, MD58$63,75015%
      Sharptown, MD918$59,2197%
      Brookview, MD48$56,2502%
      Vienna, MD283$55,3130%
      Bethel, DE181$64,00016%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Climax, GA181$44,06320%
      Force, PA181$36,52834%
      Fairhaven, CA181$53,5003%
      Grenola, KS181$46,45816%
      Franks Field, WI181$34,00039%
      Bethel, DE181$64,00016%
      Source: The Bethel, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).