For population 25 years and over in Bethania:
For population 15 years and over in Bethania town:
15 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.7% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,450 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (7.0 miles , pop. 185,776).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (29.7 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (386.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Tobaccoville, NC (1.9 miles ), Rural Hall, NC (2.0 miles ), King, NC (2.5 miles ), Winston-Salem, NC (2.6 miles ), Lewisville, NC (2.7 miles ), Walkertown, NC (3.1 miles ), East Bend, NC (3.2 miles ), Clemmons, NC (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 36.18 N, Longitude: 80.33 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 336
Population change in the 1990s: +132 (+59.5%).
Work and jobs in Bethania: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bethania, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bethania-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/22/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Bethania town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F3 tornado 7.5 miles away from the town center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bethania-area historical earthquake activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from Bethania center
On 7/7/1995 at 21:01:02, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Forsyth County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Bethania:
Amtrak station near Bethania:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethania:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.89. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bethania and their reported violations in the past:LONG CREEK CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.7%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Bethania compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Bethania (based on Forsyth County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 69
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 158
Number of full-service restaurants: 286
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bethania government finances in 2002:
7.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,442 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($246 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,840 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($274 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bethania)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bethania, NC