Bethany, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 5,563.
Population change since 2000: +10.4%
 
Males: 2,808  (50.5%)
Females: 2,755  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06524.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $102,550 (it was $74,898 in 2000)
Bethany:

$102,550
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $46,319 (it was $31,403 in 2000)

Bethany town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $373,381 (it was $223,200 in 2000)
Bethany:

$373,381
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $277,518; detached houses: $297,427; townhouses or other attached units: $193,439; in 2-unit structures: $214,907; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,608; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,636; mobile homes: $59,789
March 2019 cost of living index in Bethany: 130.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Bethany, CT (2010)
    • 4,98889.7%White alone
    • 2684.8%Asian alone
    • 1372.5%Hispanic
    • 1021.8%Black alone
    • 500.9%Two or more races
    • 110.2%Other race alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Bethany, Connecticut as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bethany is 1,854 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Bethany, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (20.2%), English (17.1%), Irish (16.9%), German (13.5%), Polish (9.8%), Russian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1832

Elevation: 114 feet

Land area: 21.0 square miles.

Population density: 265 people per square mile   (very low).

Bethany, Connecticut map

362 residents are foreign born (4.0% Europe, 1.8% Asia).

This town:

7.2%
Connecticut:

10.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bethany town:

1.7% ($3,812)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hamden, CT (5.4 miles , pop. 56,913).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (56.2 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (60.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Beacon Falls, CT (1.9 miles ),
Seymour, CT (2.1 miles ),
Woodbridge, CT (2.1 miles ),
Hamden, CT (2.3 miles ),
Naugatuck borough, CT (2.4 miles ),
Prospect, CT (2.4 miles ),
Ansonia, CT (2.5 miles ),
Oxford, CT (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.42 N, Longitude: 73.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 203

Distribution of median household income in Bethany, CT in 2017
Bethany satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $239,100
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $348,300
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $334,800
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $320,800
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $295,000
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $295,000
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $295,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $267,600
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $295,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $290,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $217,600
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $399,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $282,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $353,200
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $248,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $283,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Bethany, CT residents
Average permit cost in Bethany, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Bethany, CT
Historical housing units in Bethany, CT
Most common industries in Bethany, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.3%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.5%)
  • Health care (20.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Bethany, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Top executives (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Top executives (3.2%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.1%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Therapists (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.1%)

Average climate in Bethany, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bethany, Connecticut average temperatures Bethany, Connecticut average precipitation Bethany, Connecticut humidity Bethany, Connecticut wind speed Bethany, Connecticut snowfall Bethany, Connecticut sunshine Bethany, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.2. This is worse than average.

City:

90.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.264. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.264
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 41.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bethany-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Bethany town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bethany-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 188.1 miles away from Bethany center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 215.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 160.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 175.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Haven County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bethany topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bethany:

  • SHADY KNOLL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SEYMOUR, CT)
  • I P P: AMITY GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, CT)
  • GLENDALE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NAUGATUCK, CT)
  • VNA SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HAMDEN, CT)
  • HAMDEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAMDEN, CT)
  • ARDEN HOUSE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HAMDEN, CT)
  • WILLOWS REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, CT)

Amtrak stations near Bethany:

  • 10 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethany:

  • Quinnipiac University (about 6 miles; Hamden, CT; Full-time enrollment: 8,153)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 7 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,708)
  • Yale University (about 9 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 13,121)
  • Gateway Community College (about 9 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,672)
  • University of New Haven (about 10 miles; West Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 6,205)
  • Post University (about 10 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 10 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,250)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bethany:

  • BETHANY COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 557, Location: 44 PECK ROAD, Grades: PK-6)
  • AMITY MIDDLE SCHOOL: BETHANY (Location: 190 LUKE HILL ROAD, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Bethany

Library in Bethany:

  • CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $109,980; Location: 538 AMITY RD.; 41,173 books; 18 e-books; 465 audio materials; 1,625 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bethany: Woodhaven Country Club (A), Clark Memorial Library (B), Bethany Town Hall and Community Center (C), Stanley Downs Memorial Building (D), Bethany Volunteer Firemans Association Hinman Station (E), Bethany Volunteer Firemans Association Headquarters (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Amity Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bethany include: Christ Episcopal Church (A), First Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sperry Cemetery (1), Carrington Cemetery (2), Sperry Cemetery (3), Old Bethany Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Peck Pond (A), Lake Bethany (B), Lake Chamberlain (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pine Brook (A), Sanford Brook (B), Black Brook (C), Hopp Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bethany: Hope Memorial Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Bethany Town - Probate Court- Zoning Enforcement Officer- Administrative Departments- Town C (40 Peck Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

New Haven County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

WOODHAVEN COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-28-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2009)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

81.7%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.6%
Whole state:

7.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

3.9%
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Bethany (2011 data):

  • Webster Bank, National Association: Bethany Branch at Amity Shopping Center, 696 Amity Road, branch established on 1989/04/08. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Bethany:

Marital status in Bethany, CT
  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Bethany:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bethany, CT (based on New Haven County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic304,677104
Mainline Protestant52,851149
Evangelical Protestant33,484208
Other19,94379
Black Protestant6,47135
Orthodox3,73111
None441,320-
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: 172
Here:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
New Haven County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 186
New Haven County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 764
New Haven County:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
State:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

15.8%

4.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($381 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fairfield County, CT  0.98% ($57,745 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.48% ($54,707)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.25% ($62,540)


5.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($768 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fairfield County, CT  0.74% ($67,908 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.57% ($52,965)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.32% ($68,153)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bethany:

  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WQUN (1220 AM; 1 kW; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bethany:

  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W226AG (93.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: SAINT THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bethany:

  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
Bethany fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bethany fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.8mTotal length
  • 9,541Total average daily traffic
  • 402Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,176Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bethany)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Fire Hdqrtrs Amity Rd (Lat: 41.421750 Lon: -72.996500), Call Sign: KNFJ233, Licensee ID: L00525297,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/1997, Expiration Date: 04/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2002, Registrant: Bethany, Town Of, Town Hall 40 Peck Rd, Bethany, CT 06525
  • State Police Troop I (Lat: 41.426194 Lon: -73.009278), Call Sign: KCA789,
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.0400 MHz, 42.4800 MHz, 42.5800 MHz, 42.6400 MHz, 45.8600 MHz, 154.665 MHz, 154.695 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/2012, Expiration Date: 08/18/2022, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345, Email:
  • State Police Troop 1 Rt 69 (Lat: 41.426194 Lon: -73.009278), Call Sign: KNHT372, Licensee ID: L00399980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.355 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/1998, Expiration Date: 11/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2004, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 84 Wadsworth St, Hartford, CT 06106
  • BETHANY 26, Amity Road (Lat: 41.433972 Lon: -72.994000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WNSM680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.012 MHz, 851.275 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 851.637 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.137 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 852.700 MHz, 853.012 MHz, 853.312 MHz, 853.900 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2015, Expiration Date: 06/19/2025, Certifier: Michael Stemmler, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345, Email:
  • Amity Rd (Lat: 41.416750 Lon: -72.999556), Call Sign: KNFG323,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.865 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/1997, Expiration Date: 03/31/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2002, Registrant: Frank Perrotti & Sons Inc, 136 Bradley Rd, Woodbridge, CT 06525, Phone: (203) 387-2021
  • Lat: 41.446250 Lon: -72.926556, Call Sign: WPYR417,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2013, Expiration Date: 10/06/2023, Certifier: Mike Tassie, Registrant: New Haven Regional Water Authority, 90 Sargent Dr., New Haven, CT 06511, Phone: (203) 401-2542, Email:
  • Lat: 41.415611 Lon: -73.037417, Call Sign: WQDY656,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.412 MHz, 457.412 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2015, Expiration Date: 12/01/2025, Certifier: Paul Falcone, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • TROOP I, Troop 1 631 Amity Rd (Lat: 41.433694 Lon: -72.994250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPJF852,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2011, Expiration Date: 06/25/2021, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345, Email:
  • BETHANY CT, 93 Old Amity Road (088008) (Lat: 41.404750 Lon: -72.999972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.3 m, Overall height: 113.1 m, Call Sign: WQIT217,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • STATION, 1 Amity Rd State Police Barracks Troop I (Lat: 41.427583 Lon: -73.007306), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WLS78,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2130.80 MHz, 2136.40 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2002, Expiration Date: 07/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2010, Phone: (203) 238-6429

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bethany)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bethany)

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 10. The highest number of fire incidents - 33 took place in 2002, and the least - 3 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Bethany, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.2%), and Structure Fires (38.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bethany, CT
    • 6840.2%Outside Fires
    • 6538.5%Structure Fires
    • 2615.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 105.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bethany, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bethany, CT
  • 85.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bethany, CT
  • 93.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Wood


Bethany compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Bethany on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: media and communication equipment workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: painters and paperhangers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 (06524) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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