Bethlehem, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 3,607.
Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 1,779  (49.3%)
Females: 1,828  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

47.1 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06751.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $98,898 (it was $68,542 in 2000)
Bethlehem:

$98,898
CT:

$78,833

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $48,828 (it was $29,672 in 2000)

Bethlehem town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $361,303 (it was $220,200 in 2000)
Bethlehem:

$361,303
CT:

$280,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $327,769; detached houses: $349,002; townhouses or other attached units: $172,777; in 2-unit structures: $167,813; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,961; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,813; mobile homes: $144,236; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $131,123
March 2019 cost of living index in Bethlehem: 130.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Bethlehem, CT (2010)
    • 3,47796.4%White alone
    • 611.7%Hispanic
    • 280.8%Two or more races
    • 180.5%Asian alone
    • 160.4%Black alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bethlehem, Connecticut as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bethlehem is 3,607 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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Bethlehem, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (21.2%), Irish (20.0%), German (14.9%), English (12.7%), Lithuanian (8.2%), Polish (8.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1787

Elevation: 861 feet

Land area: 19.4 square miles.

Population density: 186 people per square mile   (very low).

Bethlehem, Connecticut map

120 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

This town:

3.5%
Connecticut:

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

1.4% ($3,004)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterbury, CT (10.3 miles , pop. 107,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (63.7 miles , pop. 222,611).

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 )

Latitude: 41.63 N, Longitude: 73.21 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Christmas Town
Distribution of median household income in Bethlehem, CT in 2019
Bethlehem satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $209,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $209,700
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $252,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $466,700
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $245,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Bethlehem, CT residents
Average permit cost in Bethlehem, CT
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Connecticut:

7.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Bethlehem, CT
Historical housing units in Bethlehem, CT
Most common industries in Bethlehem, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.2%)
  • Health care (18.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Bethlehem, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.2%)

Average climate in Bethlehem, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bethlehem, Connecticut average temperatures Bethlehem, Connecticut average precipitation Bethlehem, Connecticut humidity Bethlehem, Connecticut wind speed Bethlehem, Connecticut snowfall Bethlehem, Connecticut sunshine Bethlehem, 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 84.9. This is about average.

City:

84.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.119. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.119
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.33
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bethlehem-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 22% smaller 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 significantly above Connecticut state average. It is 69% 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 170.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 200.7 miles away from Bethlehem 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) earthquake occurred 199.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 359.6 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 153.0 miles away from Bethlehem center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 188.1 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 Litchfield County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bethlehem topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bethlehem:

  • WATERTOWN CONVALARIUM, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WATERTOWN, CT)
  • C I B: WATERTOWN COM. RES. (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WATERTOWN, CT)
  • HOSPICE PROFJECT CARE INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WATERTOWN, CT)
  • APPLE REHAB WATERTOWN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WATERTOWN, CT)
  • PARADIGM HEALTHCARE CENTER OF WATERBURY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WATERBURY, CT)
  • MIDDLEBURY CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MIDDLEBURY, CT)
  • COOK WILLOW CONVALESCENT HOSPI (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PLYMOUTH, CT)

Airports located in Bethlehem:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethlehem:

  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 10 miles; Waterbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,491)
  • Post University (about 10 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 11 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Tunxis Community College (about 18 miles; Farmington, CT; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • Western Connecticut State University (about 21 miles; Danbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,345)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 22 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 8,153)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 24 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)

Private high schools in Bethlehem:

  • THE WOODHALL SCHOOL (Students: 42, Location: 58 HARRISON LAME, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)
  • THE ARCH BRIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 33, Location: 21 ARCH BRIDGE RD, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Bethlehem:

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Library in Bethlehem:

  • BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $98,795; Location: 32 MAIN ST. SOUTH; 24,795 books; 793 audio materials; 607 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bethlehem: Bethlehem Fairgrounds (A), Paradise Valley Farm (B), Old Bethlehem Historical Museum (C), Bethlehem Town Hall (D), Bethlehem Public Library (E), Bellamy-Ferriday House (F), Abbey of Regina Laudis Library (G), Bethlehem Ambulance Association (H), Bethlehem Volunteer Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bethlehem include: Church of the Nativity (A), First Church of Bethlehem (B), Regina Laudis Priory (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Carmel Hill Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), Old Bethlehem Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Zeiglers Pond (A), Bird Pond (B), Long Meadow Pond (C), Bronson E Lockwood Reservoir (D), Watertown Reservoir (E), Bronson E Rockwell Reservation (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Wood Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bethlehem include: Bellamy-Ferriday Garden (1), Bethlehem Green Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Old Bethlehem Historical Society (Museums; 4 Main Street North) (1), Riding Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 106 Cabbage Ln) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Litchfield 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 Bethlehem and their reported violations in the past:

NORTH PURCHASE ELDERLY HOUSING (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.8%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% 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:

1.4%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Bethlehem in 2010:

  • 39 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 30 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Bethlehem in 2000:

  • 45 people in religious group quarters
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

Banks with branches in Bethlehem (2011 data):

  • Thomaston Savings Bank: Bethlehem Branch at 73 Main Street South, branch established on 1995/06/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $692.2 mil, Deposits: $559.9 mil, headquarters in Thomaston, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Bethlehem:

Marital status in Bethlehem, CT
  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 70.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

For population 25 years and over in Bethlehem:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bethlehem, CT (based on Litchfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,35430
Mainline Protestant20,68187
Evangelical Protestant4,48339
Other4,42016
Orthodox1752
Black Protestant1602
None109,654-
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: 43
Litchfield County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Litchfield County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Litchfield County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Here:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

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

11.8%
State:

15.8%

4.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  1.18% ($53,686 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.92% ($57,673)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.83% ($91,557)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Haven County, CT  0.95% ($51,717 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.90% ($56,439)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.60% ($78,338)

Businesses in Bethlehem, CT

  • Curves: 1
  • Goodwill: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bethlehem:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • 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.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSNG (610 AM; 1 kW; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bethlehem:

  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, 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)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZBG (97.3 FM; LITCHFIELD, CT; Owner: LOCAL GIRLS & BOYS B/CASTING CORP.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bethlehem:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
Bethlehem fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Bethlehem fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.1mTotal length
  • 125,557Total average daily traffic
  • 11,277Total average daily truck traffic
  • 169,329Total future (year 2019) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bethlehem, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bethlehem, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Edward G Roach, 2 Carmel Hill Road North (Lat: 41.620333 Lon: -73.244222), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 56.1 m, Registrant: None
  • Edward G Roach, 2 Carmel Hill Road North (Lat: 41.620333 Lon: -73.244222), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 56.1 m, Registrant: None

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Whelan Farms Airport (Lat: 41.667028 Lon: -73.183167), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KIG4,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.725 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2019, Expiration Date: 12/15/2028, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • WHELAN FARMS AIRPORT LLC, Po Box 426, Bethlehem, CT 06751
    Certificate: D005136 (LLC), Certificate Issue Date: 11/02/2020, Expiration Date: 11/01/2021
  • WHELAN FARMS AIRPORT LLC, Po Box 426, Bethlehem, CT 06751
    Certificate: D005136 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 10/04/2017, Expiration Date: 10/03/2018

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1558R , Serial Number: AA5B-0058, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 04/11/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Scott Douglas Taylor, 197 Kasson Rd, Bethlehem, CT 06751
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD 24W-41A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 102 mph), Engine: WARNER SS165 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28691 , Serial Number: W41A-201, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/07/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas M Whelan, Po Box 426, Bethlehem, CT 06751
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7CCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4507E , Serial Number: 7CCM-113, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/27/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Whelan Farms Airport LLC, Po Box 426, Bethlehem, CT 06751
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 733MU , Serial Number: 17268404, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 02/21/2017
    Registrant (LLC): 733mu LLC, 356 Munger Ln, Bethlehem, CT 06751

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of reported fires - 30 took place in 2013, and the least - 2 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bethlehem, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.4%), and Outside Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bethlehem, CT
    • 11549.4%Structure Fires
    • 7130.5%Outside Fires
    • 2410.3%Other
    • 239.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bethlehem, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bethlehem, CT
  • 79.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bethlehem, CT
  • 69.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.4%Electricity
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Utility gas


Bethlehem 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.

Bethlehem on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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