Bethalto, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 9,327 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 4,664  (50.0%)
Females: 4,663  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62067, 62095.

Bethalto Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,286 (it was $42,201 in 2000)
Bethalto:

$64,286
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,506 (it was $18,697 in 2000)

Bethalto village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $132,004 (it was $77,800 in 2000)
Bethalto:

$132,004
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $168,274; detached houses: $170,140; townhouses or other attached units: $184,277; in 2-unit structures: $67,486; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $381,174; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $270,209; mobile homes: $34,430

Median gross rent in 2017: $727.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bethalto: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.7%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bethalto, IL (2010)
    • 9,10295.6%White alone
    • 1811.9%Hispanic
    • 850.9%Two or more races
    • 800.8%Black alone
    • 490.5%Asian alone
    • 140.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.06%Other race alone
    • 40.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Bethalto detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Bethalto, Illinois as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bethalto is 933 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Bethalto by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(103.4)
7
(72.5)
13
(133.3)
4
(40.4)
10
(100.7)
3
(30.3)
9
(94.2)
16
(168.5)
9
(95.3)
15
(159.4)
7
(74.9)
2
(21.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(10.3)
2
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(30.2)
7
(70.7)
38
(397.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
3
(31.9)
2
(21.4)
6
(64.4)
1
(10.8)
1
(10.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
63
(651.5)
69
(714.3)
79
(810.3)
44
(444.7)
23
(231.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.5)
43
(452.9)
28
(296.6)
5
(53.1)
6
(64.2)
1
(10.7)
3
(32.3)
4
(43.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
38
(393.0)
28
(289.9)
34
(348.8)
16
(161.7)
18
(181.2)
7
(70.7)
34
(356.0)
39
(410.7)
28
(296.6)
17
(180.7)
16
(171.2)
10
(107.4)
30
(322.7)
15
(161.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
155
(1,603)
153
(1,584)
198
(2,031)
84
(849.0)
88
(885.9)
20
(202.1)
119
(1,246)
141
(1,485)
123
(1,303)
95
(1,010)
91
(973.6)
101
(1,084)
130
(1,398)
62
(666.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(113.8)
15
(155.3)
7
(71.8)
3
(30.3)
6
(60.4)
6
(60.6)
1
(10.5)
4
(42.1)
6
(63.6)
3
(31.9)
8
(85.6)
4
(42.9)
6
(64.5)
4
(43.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)316.9303.1380.1169.0188.963.4272.5316.9237.9224.5136.993.093.453.2

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City-data.com crime index in Bethalto, IL

Crime rate in Bethalto detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (40.8%), American (8.5%), Irish (7.0%), English (6.6%), Italian (3.9%), Albanian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/02/1873

Elevation: 521 feet

Land area: 6.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,418 people per square mile   (low).

Bethalto, Illinois map

149 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,805 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,971 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (16.7 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (21.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (238.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rosewood Heights, IL (1.3 miles ),
East Alton, IL (1.9 miles ),
Wood River, IL (1.9 miles ),
Roxana, IL (2.2 miles ),
South Roxana, IL (2.3 miles ),
Holiday Shores, IL (2.4 miles ),
Hartford, IL (2.5 miles ),
Alton, IL (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.90 N, Longitude: 90.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,516 (-16.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 803 (17.7%)

Area code: 618

Distribution of median household income in Bethalto, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bethalto, IL in 2017
Bethalto satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $224,800
  • 2005: 71 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2006: 58 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2016: 26 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $156,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Bethalto, IL residents
Average permit cost in Bethalto, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Bethalto, IL
Historical housing units in Bethalto, IL
Most common industries in Bethalto, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (14.0%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Bethalto, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Electricians (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.4%)

Average climate in Bethalto, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bethalto, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 95.3. This is worse than average.

City:

95.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.835. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.835
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.80
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0217. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0217
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Bethalto-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Bethalto village center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 tornado 7.8 miles away from the village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bethalto-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 116.6 miles away from Bethalto center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 123.3 miles away from Bethalto center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 138.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.3 miles away from Bethalto center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bethalto topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bethalto:

  • BETHALTO CARE CENTER (815 SOUTH PRAIRIE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bethalto:

  • THELMA TERRACE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WOOD RIVER, IL)
  • LINTON TERRACE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WOOD RIVER, IL)
  • PERSHING TERRACE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WOOD RIVER, IL)
  • V I P MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WOOD RIVER, IL)
  • WOOD RIVER HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WOOD RIVER, IL)
  • FOSTERBURG TERRACE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ALTON, IL)
  • ABERDEEN TERRACE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; ALTON, IL)

Amtrak station near Bethalto:

  • 5 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethalto:

  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 9 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,933)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 9 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 20 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 21 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 21 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Saint Louis University (about 22 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 23 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)

Public high schools in Bethalto:

  • CIVIC MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 816, Location: 200 SCHOOL ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • CM WEST (Location: 101 SCHOOL ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bethalto:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bethalto:

  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 306, Location: 625 CHURCH DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 178, Location: 618 N PRAIRIE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Bethalto

Library in Bethalto:

  • BETHALTO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $460,154; Location: 321 SOUTH PRAIRIE STREET; 44,255 books; 1,066 audio materials; 5,100 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 174 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bethalto: Bethalto Public Library (A), Bethalto City Hall (B), Saint Louis Regional Airport Fire Department (C), Bethalto Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Airport Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Bethalto City Cemetery (1), Rose Lawn Memory Gardens (2), Montgomery Family Cemetery (3), Preuitt Family Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rocky Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bethalto include: Bethalto Park (1), Khoury League Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ross Laux - College basketball player (Eastern Illinois Panthers).

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bethalto and their reported violations in the past:

BETHALTO (Population served: 18,300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

66.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
94 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Bethalto (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Edwardsville: Bethalto Rte 140 Branch at 102 East Bethalto Blvd, branch established on 2007/09/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,559.6 mil, Deposits: $1,289.3 mil, headquarters in Edwardsville, IL, positive income, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Banc Ed Corp., The
  • Liberty Bank: Bethalto Branch at 353 West Bethalto Rd, branch established on 2006/11/27. Info updated 2007/08/29: Bank assets: $285.2 mil, Deposits: $234.1 mil, headquarters in Alton, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank in Staunton: Bethalto Branch at 704 Texas Street, branch established on 1937/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $480.2 mil, Deposits: $396.5 mil, headquarters in Staunton, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Staunton Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Bethalto Airport Branch at One Airport Plaza, branch established on 1976/04/07. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Bethalto:

Marital status in Bethalto, IL
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bethalto:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bethalto
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bethalto, IL (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,455212
Catholic37,24321
Mainline Protestant24,54579
Other5,33020
Black Protestant3,94221
Orthodox5904
None138,177-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
Madison County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Madison County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Here:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
Madison County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 190
This county:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

27.8%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bethalto:

53.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bethalto:

52.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.9%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bethalto:

34.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

59.1%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bethalto:

79.4%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bethalto, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$77,662$66,5670$0
Streets and Highways 13$71,885$66,3558$9,759
Sewerage 7$33,231$56,9670$0
Police - Other 5$23,554$56,5301$2,282
Other and Unallocable 5$13,113$31,4712$2,064
Other Government Administration 3$16,399$65,5967$1,917
Water Supply 2$12,053$72,3180$0
Financial Administration 1$4,522$54,2641$1,282
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 4$2,223
Totals for Government 50$252,419$60,58123$19,527

Bethalto government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,459,000 ($156.43)
    Regular Highways: $335,000 ($35.92)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,634,000 ($389.62)
    Police Protection: $1,429,000 ($153.21)
    Regular Highways: $1,081,000 ($115.90)
    General Public Buildings: $1,031,000 ($110.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $645,000 ($69.15)
    General - Other: $497,000 ($53.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $272,000 ($29.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($3.86)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $2,200,000 ($235.87)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,259,000 ($134.98)
    Other Investments - Other: $964,000 ($103.36)
    Benefit Payments: $270,000 ($28.95)
    Withdrawals: $8,000 ($0.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $215,000 ($23.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $126,000 ($13.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($3.43)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($3.32)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($1.50)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($0.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,478,000 ($372.90)

Bethalto government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $570,000 ($61.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($3.22)
    Other: $14,000 ($1.50)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $273,000 ($29.27)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $98,000 ($10.51)
    Local Employee Contribution: $86,000 ($9.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $234,000 ($25.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $332,000 ($35.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($3.54)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($0.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,055,000 ($434.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,821,000 ($195.24)
    Highways: $406,000 ($43.53)
    Other: $89,000 ($9.54)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($8.58)
  • Tax - Property: $1,401,000 ($150.21)
    Other License: $577,000 ($61.86)

Bethalto government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,173,000 ($661.84)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,542,000 ($594.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,258,000 ($134.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $627,000 ($67.22)

Bethalto government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,059,000 ($113.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,106,000 ($225.80)

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,182 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Clair County, IL  1.00% ($40,088 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.45% ($46,469)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.26% ($40,673)


4.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.94% ($40,137 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.43% ($53,653)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.34% ($42,187)
Businesses in Bethalto, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bethalto:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGZ (1570 AM; 1 kW; ALTON, IL)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGNU (920 AM; 1 kW; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: NORMAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bethalto:

  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLCA (89.9 FM; GODFREY, IL; Owner: LEWIS & CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFUN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHALTO, IL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • W288AW (105.5 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bethalto:

  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38HD (Channel 38; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Bethalto fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bethalto fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 282ft / 86.0mTotal length
  • $482,000Total costs
  • 135,675Total average daily traffic
  • 23,132Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,316Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bethalto, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bethalto, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bethalto)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 508 5th St (Lat: 38.910333 Lon: -90.046139), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.8 m, Overall height: 47.3 m, Call Sign: KUN481,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.235 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2013, Expiration Date: 01/25/2024, Registrant: Advanced Communications, 500 W 6th St, Beardstown, IL 62618, Phone: (217) 241-2094, Email:
  • Village Hall (Lat: 38.909778 Lon: -90.040389), Call Sign: KUV568, Licensee ID: L00058948,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/1999, Expiration Date: 09/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2004, Registrant: Bethalto, Village Of, 213 N Prairie St, Bethalto, IL 62010, Phone: (618) 388-5266
  • 910 Second St (Lat: 38.909500 Lon: -90.053722), Call Sign: KZC553,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.295 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/1995, Expiration Date: 12/05/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2001, Registrant: Bethalto Community Unit School District, 322 E Central, Bethalto, IL 62010, Phone: (618) 377-7241
  • Lat: 38.908917 Lon: -90.040639, Call Sign: WPRX695,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.025 MHz, 467.150 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2011, Expiration Date: 03/13/2021, Certifier: Harry Campbell, Registrant: Datatronics, 2624 East Broadway, Alton, IL 62002, Phone: (800) 973-1440, Fax: (618) 463-1450, Email:
  • 101 Sunset Drive (Lat: 38.898583 Lon: -90.005694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPWV764,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2012, Expiration Date: 01/27/2023, Certifier: William T Dickson, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • BOOSTER, N. Bellwood Dr. (Lat: 38.890028 Lon: -90.060028), Type: Upole, Structure height: 16.7 m, Call Sign: WQSW924,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.150 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/2013, Expiration Date: 12/02/2023, Certifier: Kenneth D Ragan, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 38.898833 Lon: -90.032028, Call Sign: WQZB276,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.325 MHz, 464.375 MHz, 452.187 MHz, 452.862 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2017, Expiration Date: 03/27/2027, Certifier: Tim Kallal, Registrant: Datatronics Inc, 7228 Herter Industrial Drive, Godfrey, IL 62035, Phone: (800) 973-1440, Fax: (618) 463-1450, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BETHALTO, 212 Culp Ln (Lat: 38.927250 Lon: -90.063972), Overall height: 50.6 m, Call Sign: WLW292,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 10559.3 MHz, 10563.1 MHz, 6422.50 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2000, Expiration Date: 07/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2010, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7422, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Saint Louis Regional Airport (Lat: 38.891722 Lon: -90.048444), Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WKV8,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.950 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2007, Expiration Date: 02/13/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2017, Registrant: Langa Air, Inc., #4 Eagle Ct., East Alton, IL 62024, Phone: (618) 258-1005

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bethalto)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • BOB LUDLAM AIRCRAFT SALES INC, 3 Aspen Ct, Bethalto, IL 62010
    Certificate: D000402 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 06/26/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2013

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1942P , Serial Number: 75-4842, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 09/09/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Todd E Helmkamp, 476 Sheridan St Unit A, Bethalto, IL 62010
  • Aircraft: HELMKAMP EUGENE E RV6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 20579 , Serial Number: 23326, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 03/21/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene E Helmkamp, 79 Brooks Dr, Bethalto, IL 62010
  • Aircraft: ROHR IRVING C RV 4-VANS AIRCRAFT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 425R , Serial Number: 124, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 07/13/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Eugene E Helmkamp, 79 Brooks Dr, Bethalto, IL 62010, Other Owners: Janet K Helmkamp
  • Aircraft: BOEING E75N1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING R680 (215 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57941 , Serial Number: 75-1860, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 09/15/2010
    Registrant (Corporation): Metropolitan Registered Pharmacists Inc, 304 N Old Bethalto Rd, Bethalto, IL 62010

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED58$106,34152$109,634281$115,91520$27,4391$139,26022$94,0161$30,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$160,5203$87,39315$103,0224$10,8330$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$141,6733$77,11747$113,52611$26,5530$02$62,2001$36,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$110,6307$103,56039$103,9012$22,3400$03$75,8130$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$127,8660$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4017.21 , 4017.22, 4019.01, 4028.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$128,80615$155,663
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$129,2273$129,403
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$116,484
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$133,9406$183,338
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$51,990

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4017.21 , 4017.22, 4019.01, 4028.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bethalto, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bethalto, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 24. The highest number of fires - 51 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bethalto, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.4%), and Outside Fires (23.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bethalto, IL
    • 21854.4%Structure Fires
    • 9523.7%Outside Fires
    • 5513.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 338.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bethalto, IL
Most common first names in Bethalto, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6377.1 years
Mary6279.3 years
Charles5575.4 years
John5473.9 years
James4473.6 years
Robert4068.2 years
Helen3882.8 years
George3778.1 years
Dorothy3279.8 years
Anna2884.4 years
Most common last names in Bethalto, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2274.2 years
Davis2170.7 years
Miller2075.3 years
Johnson2076.4 years
Williams1677.5 years
Brown1479.6 years
Cooper1380.1 years
Martin1178.8 years
King1073.3 years
Moore1078.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bethalto, IL
  • 74.1%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bethalto, IL
  • 56.1%Utility gas
  • 42.6%Electricity
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Bethalto compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Bethalto on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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