Bethania, North Carolina

Bethania: Town in North Carolina

About

Bethania is a town located in the county of Forsyth in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 328 and a population density of 185 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 367 inhabitants.

The town was created 265 years ago in 1758.

Bethania locator map
Location of Bethania on North Carolina map.

Quick Facts about Bethania

Population : 367 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Forsyth County
Postal code : 27010
Phone Area Codes : 336
Area : 1.77 km2
Altitude : 827 feet / 252, 259 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1759 (265 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:44:46 (24th February 2024)
Density : 207 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.63% (2010-2020)
Forsyth County North Carolina incorporated and unincorporated areas Bethania highlighted locator map image
Forsyth County North Carolina incorporated and unincorporated areas Bethania highlighted
Forsyth County North Carolina incorporated and unincorporated areas Bethania highlighted locator map image

Geography

Bethania is located at 36°10'56"N 80°20'17"W (36.1823600, -80.3381100).

Bethania map

Demographics

The population of Bethania increased by 10.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 328 - census
2011 331 0.91% estimation process
2012 335 1.19% estimation process
2013 340 1.47% estimation process
2014 341 0.29% estimation process
2015 347 1.73% estimation process
2016 351 1.14% estimation process
2017 356 1.4% estimation process
2018 359 0.84% estimation process
2019 364 1.37% estimation process
2020 367 0.82% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 19,726
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,276
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 29.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 20,471
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,276
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 15.7%
People over 65 (%) : 41.0%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 86.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 2.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 22.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 71.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,418
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 11.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.8%

Bethania, Bethinia, New Town

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $236,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,229
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $384
2015-2019 median gross rent : $879
2015-2019 Households : 8,042
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.28
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 204,275
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 87,712
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 163,080
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,153
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $55,542
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,423
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,477
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 749
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 433
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 261
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,138
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 206
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,192
2010 population per square mile : 478.9
2010 land area in square miles : 31.89

People born in Bethania (3)

People born in Bethania, including politician Israel G. Lash, minister, medical doctor, teacher, composer, and music publisher William Hauser, teacher, poet, naturalist and botanical collector Emma Augusta Lehman, .

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Schools in Bethania

College & universities near Bethania, NC

Code Name City ZIP
459046 Empire Beauty School-Winston-Salem Winston-Salem (NC) 27106
199847 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem (NC) 27106
199971 Carolina Christian College Winston Salem (NC) 27105
489937 Piedmont International University Winston-Salem (NC) 27101
198552 Forsyth Technical Community College Winston-Salem (NC) 27103-5197

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bethania, NC

Code Name Address Type
WNS Winston-Salem, North Carolina 100 West 5th Street BUS
UWS Winston-Salem State Univ, Winston-Salem, North Car 601 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr BUS
HPT High Point 100 West High St RAIL
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL
GRO J. Douglas Galyon Depot 236 East Washington Street RAIL

Post offices near Bethania

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bethania Post Office Bethania (NC) 27010

Other cities in Forsyth County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Forsyth County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Winston-Salem 248,112 The fifth most populous city in North Carolina.
Kernersville 24,891 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Clemmons 21,089 Town in North Carolina
Lewisville 14,369 Town in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States
Walkertown 4,969 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States of America
Rural Hall 3,299 Town in North Carolina, United States of America
Tobaccoville 2,748 Village in North Carolina, United States of America