Bethel, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 9,549. Population change since 2000: +4.5%
Males: 4,615  (48.3%)
Females: 4,934  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Connecticut median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 06801.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $73,257 (it was $57,276 in 2000)
Bethel:

$73,257
CT:

$67,098

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $38,286 (it was $25,888 in 2000)

Bethel CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $278,291 (it was $168,500 in 2000)
Bethel:

$278,291
CT:

$267,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $309,583; Detached houses: $337,303; Townhouses or other attached units: $233,322; In 2-unit structures: $333,779; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $304,372; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $221,329

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,346.

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  • Races in Bethel, CT (2010)

    Bethel races chart
    • 7,49078.4%White alone
    • 98910.4%Hispanic
    • 5485.7%Asian alone
    • 2292.4%Black alone
    • 1661.7%Two or more races
    • 1171.2%Other race alone
    • 100.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bethel: 133.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.2%), Italian (13.8%), German (12.6%), English (6.4%), Polish (3.5%), United States (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1855

Elevation: 384 feet

Land area: 4.08 square miles.

Population density: 2,339 people per square mile   (low).

Bethel,CT real estate house value index trend

Bethel, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Bethel:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bethel CDP:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

1,454 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America, 4.5% Europe, 3.5% Asia).

This place:

15.2%
Connecticut:

13.9%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Bethel, Connecticut as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bethel to the number of sex offenders is 1,324 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,147 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,792 (1.9%)

Bethel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (3.1 miles , pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (43.2 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (43.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Danbury, CT (1.8 miles ), Redding, CT (2.3 miles ), Newtown borough, CT (2.5 miles ), Brookfield, CT (2.5 miles ), Ridgefield, CT (2.8 miles ), Georgetown, CT (2.8 miles ), New Fairfield, CT (2.9 miles ), Peach Lake, NY (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 43 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $207,700
  • 2001: 90 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $235,400
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2006: 47 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $252,400
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $254,700
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2010: 63 buildings, average cost: $198,900
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $231,100
  • 2012: 42 buildings, average cost: $218,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.37 N, Longitude: 73.42 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,071 (-11.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 943 (17.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 203

Bethel household income distribution Bethel home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 49 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Connecticut average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Bethel: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bethel, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bethel-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Bethel place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bethel-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 184.6 miles away from the city 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 215.9 miles away from Bethel 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 173.9 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 154.9 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 226.5 miles away from Bethel 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 108.5 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 Fairfield County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bethel topographic map

Birthplace of: Orris S. Ferry - Union Army general, Jane Haddam - Crime fiction writer, Julius Hawley Seelye - Politician, Matt Barnes (baseball) - Baseball player, Phineas Taylor Barnum - (1810-1891), showman, Carole A. Rubley - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Bethel: Allan Jay, Jr. Kellogg.

Main business address for: MEMRY CORP (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Bethel:

  • ABILITY BEYOND DISABILITY DODG (89 DODGINGTOWN ROAD)
  • ABILITY BEYOND DISABILITY MAPL (27 MAPLE AVENUE)
  • ABILITY BEYOND DISABILITY POUN (8 POUND SWEET HILL)
  • BETHEL VNA INC (70 STONY HILL ROAD)
  • BETHEL HEALTH CARE CENTER (13 PARKLAWN DRIVE)

Amtrak station near Bethel:

  • 19 miles: BRIDGEPORT (525 WATER ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethel:

  • Western Connecticut State University (about 3 miles; Danbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,345)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 14 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 5,650)
  • Fairfield University (about 17 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,640)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 19 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 19 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,708)
  • Norwalk Community College (about 19 miles; Norwalk, CT; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 20 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)

Public high school in Bethel:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bethel:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bethel:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 235; Location: 24 DODGINGTOWN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 42; Location: 174 OLD HAWLEYVILLE RD; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Bethel, School District: BETHEL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Bethel:

  • BETHEL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $791,383; Location: 189 GREENWOOD AVE.; 102,630 books; 18 e-books; 5,327 audio materials; 4,036 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 13 other licensed databases; 214 print serial subscriptions; 39 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bethel: Francis J Clarke Industrial Park (A), Bethel Station (B), Bethel Public Library (C), Bethel Volunteer Fire Department (D), Bethel Fire Marshal's Office (E), Bethel Fire Chief's Office (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Hubb Shopping Center (1), Bethel Village Square Shopping Center (2), Bethel Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bethel include: Bethel United Methodist Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Saint Marys Church (C), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), First Congregational Church Cemetery (2), Center Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: East Swamp (A), Umpog Swamp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bethel include: Overlook Park (1), P T Barnum Square (2), Parloa Field (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Caribbean- Carib Villas - Presenting Some of the Most Desirable Vacat (Tours & Charters; 76 Stony Hill Road).

Hotels: Hillside Inn and Suites (Danbury Newtown Road), Microtel Inns & Suites (80 Benedict Road), Best Western Berkshire Inn (11 Stony Hill Road), Best Western Stony Hill Inn (46 Stony Hill Road).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.234. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.234
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.53. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.734. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.734
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

9.14

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

BETHEL WATER DEPT (Address: 1 SCHOOL STREET , Population served: 9,507, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2005)
  • 60 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
LILLINONAH PARK ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSN (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bethel that have no violations reported:

  • LITCHFIELD HILL CONDOS (Address: Suite 201 , Population served: 126, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.7%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.8%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
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
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Bethel compared to Connecticut state average:

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

Banks with branches in Bethel (2011 data):

  • Union Savings Bank: Greenwood Branch at 24 Grassy Plain Street, branch established on 1989/02/18; Bethel Branch at 79 Stony Hill Road, branch established on 2005/10/24. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $2,496.5 mil, Deposits: $1,625.1 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 29 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bethel Branch at 159 Greenwood Avenue, branch established on 1959/01/05; Bethel Big Y Plaza at 81 Stoney Hill Road, branch established on 2007/09/17. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Newtown Savings Bank: Stony Hill Road Branch at 66-68 Stony Hill Road, branch established on 1992/12/12; Bethel Branch at Greenwood Avenue, Dolan Plaza Shopping Center, branch established on 1965/11/01. Info updated 2012/01/26: Bank assets: $955.5 mil, Deposits: $704.6 mil, headquarters in Newtown, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices
  • Savings Bank of Danbury: Bethel Branch at Grassy Plain Street, branch established on 1981/08/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $762.3 mil, Deposits: $611.3 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bethel Branch at 25 Grassy Plain Street (Rt 53), branch established on 1959/09/11. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • People's United Bank: The Bethel Branch at 293 Greenwood Avenue, branch established on 1978/02/09. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Bethel Branch at 146 Greenwood Avenue, branch established on 2006/07/14. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Bethel Library Place Banking Center at 12 Library Place, branch established on 2008/04/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bethel, Connecticut:

  • Best Western Berkshire Inn, 11 Stony HL Rd, Bethel, CT 06801 , Phone: (203) 744-3200
  • Best Western Stony Hill Inn, 46 Stony HL Rd, Bethel, CT 06801 , Phone: (203) 743-5533
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 80 Benedict Rd, Bethel, CT 06801 , Phone: (203) 748-8318, Fax: (203) 748-8309
  • Howard Johnson, 21 Stony Hill Rd, Bethel, CT 06801 , Phone: (203) 743-3855, Fax: (203) 743-3855
  • Travel Inn, 18 Stony Hill Rd, Bethel, CT 06801 , Phone: (203) 743-5990, Fax: (203) 702-5007
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bethel, Connecticut

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Connecticut average:

12.4

Bethel travel time to work - commute Bethel mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bethel CDP (based on Fairfield County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic404,34194
Mainline Protestant82,604175
Evangelical Protestant46,888242
Other32,50195
Orthodox9,21521
Black Protestant4,14427
None337,136-
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: 223
Fairfield County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 76
Fairfield County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 151
Fairfield County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 861
Here:

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

17.9%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.2%
State:

15.8%

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($105,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,271 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.06%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Haven County, CT  0.76% ($52,758 average AGI)
from Westchester County, NY  0.46% ($139,328)
from New York County, NY  0.33% ($245,665)


4.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($86,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,846 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Haven County, CT  0.80% ($51,822 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($103,222)
to Westchester County, NY  0.22% ($98,871)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bethel:

  • WREF (850 AM; 3 kW; RIDGEFIELD, CT; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bethel:

  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXCI (91.7 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFAR (93.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: DANBURY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bethel:

  • W22BN (Channel 22; DANBURY, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
Bethel fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bethel fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Edward G Roach, 11 Francis J. Clarke Circle (Lat: 41.360556 Lon: -73.424444), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Jwilliamson@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR
  • Edward G Roach, 11 Francis J. Clarke Circle (Lat: 41.360556 Lon: -73.424444), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 09001 m, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Brushy Hill Rd (Lat: 41.374167 Lon: -73.445833), Type: 83.7, Overall height: 75.1 m
    Registrant: 2037444800, , 198 MAIN ST
  • Brushy Hill Road (Lat: 41.374167 Lon: -73.445833), Type: 83.6, Overall height: 75 m
    Registrant: 2037444800, , 198 MAIN STREET
  • 11 Francis J. Clarke Circle (Lat: 41.360556 Lon: -73.424444), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Jwilliamson@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bethel, CT)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.550083 Lon: -73.116194, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNL591
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/1998, Expiration Date: 04/07/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2008
    Registrant: Amr Data Corporation, 9 Riverside Road, Weston, MA 02193

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

398 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bethel)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3575D , Serial Number: 27118, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Peter A Tufts, 40 Pell Mell Dr, Bethel, CT 06801
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4720V , Serial Number: 30060, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Philip A Burr, 4 Williams Rd, Bethel, CT 06801
  • Aircraft: THUNDER & COLT LTD THUNDER AX8-105 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 769TC , Serial Number: 2350, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Gene A Elliott, 29 Elizabeth St, Bethel, CT 06801
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7781E , Serial Number: 18281621, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Romeo & Juliet Travel LLC, 119 Walnut Hill Rd, Bethel, CT 06801
  • Aircraft: WELLS JOHN KR-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 860D , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Oscar P Duff, 33 Long Meadow Ln, Bethel, CT 06801
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9423M , Serial Number: 18264749, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Benjamin Jay Clark, 56 Dodgingtown Rd, Bethel, CT 06801

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$267,00252$238,253172$213,05810$121,1779$234,568
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$216,3507$288,2698$199,7462$15,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$163,2305$272,79269$242,6184$22,2032$265,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$197,5657$260,90938$251,4481$96,0503$171,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$183,9503$228,5206$177,1570$01$57,760

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2001.00 , 2002.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$276,3132$261,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$261,0001$138,740
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$417,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2001.00 , 2002.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 77
  • Hazardous Condition: 106
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Bethel

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bethel, CT
Businesses in Bethel, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Microtel1
Best Western1New Balance1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Starbucks1
Curves1Subway3
Days Inn1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts2Target1
FedEx5True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Howard Johnson1UPS4
MasterBrand Cabinets3YMCA1

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