Bethel, DE Profile: Facts & Data

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Bethel, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Bethel had a population of 190 as of July 1, 2018. Bethel ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bethel is located at latitude 38.5706 and longitude -75.6194 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bethel (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Town of Bethel (GNIS ID: 2390727) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Bethel is located within Laurel-Delmar Division of Sussex County.


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Bethel, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 190
Population in Households 190
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 475
Diversity Index3 45
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,398
Average Household Income $60,197
Per Capita Income $23,149

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $262,500
Average Home Value $270,161
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.29% 1.53%
Households 1.22% 1.39%
Families 1.26% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Bethel, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethel to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 73 6th
Population Density # 75 4th
Diversity Index # 47 42nd
Median Household Income # 70 10th
Per Capita Income # 64 18th

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