For population 25 years and over in Bethlehem:
For population 15 years and over in Bethlehem town:
120 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterbury, CT (10.3 miles , pop. 107,271).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Brookhaven, NY (56.0 miles , pop. 448,248).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (64.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Bethlehem Village, CT (0.7 miles ), Morris, CT (2.1 miles ), Woodbury, CT (2.3 miles ), Washington, CT (2.4 miles ), Watertown, CT (2.4 miles ), Woodbury Center, CT (2.4 miles ), Bantam borough, CT (2.6 miles ), Oakville, CT (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.63 N, Longitude: 73.21 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Christmas Town
Work and jobs in Bethlehem: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bethlehem, Connecticut
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bethlehem-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Bethlehem town 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 7.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bethlehem-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.1 miles away from Bethlehem center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from Bethlehem center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Bethlehem:
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Local government website: www.ci.bethlehem.ct.us/index.htm
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.228. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.958. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 13.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.61. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bethlehem and their reported violations in the past:NORTH PURCHASE ELDERLY HOUSING (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
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People in group quarters in Bethlehem in 2010:
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Bethlehem compared to Connecticut state average:
Banks with branches in Bethlehem (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Bethlehem (based on Litchfield County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 43
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
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5.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,310 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,397 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Bethlehem fatal accident list:
Aug 18, 2007 01:58 PM, Sr-132, Nonnewaug Road, Lat: 41.640297, Lon: -73.195697, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 2002 03:00 PM, Flandersroad, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 7, 1980 08:44 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 1977 01:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Nov 26, 1975 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 19, 1975 00:45 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $16,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,166
Total average daily truck traffic: 134
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,584
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bethlehem)
FAA Registered Aircraft:14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bethlehem)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Bethlehem, CT
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Total of 44 patent applications in 2008-2013.