Bethel Kent County, Delaware

Bethel: Town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA

About

Bethel is a town located in the county of Kent in the U.S. state of Delaware. Its population at the 2010 census was 171. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 211 inhabitants.

The town was created 182 years ago in 1839.

Bethel Quick Facts

Population : 211 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
County : Kent County
Postal code : 19931
Phone Area Codes : 302
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 16 feet / 5, 10 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1840 (182 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:22:18 (16th May 2022)
Population growth : 18.96% (2010-2020)

Geography

Bethel is located at 39°14'3"N 75°34'54"W (39.2342800, -75.5815900).

Bethel map

Demographics

The population of Bethel increased by 18.96% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 171 - census
2011 175 2.29% estimation process
2012 177 1.13% estimation process
2013 179 1.12% estimation process
2014 182 1.65% estimation process
2015 187 2.67% estimation process
2016 189 1.06% estimation process
2017 193 2.07% estimation process
2018 196 1.53% estimation process
2019 201 2.49% estimation process
2020 211 4.74% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 19,261
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 18,352
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 20,180
April 1, 2010 Population : 18,411
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 14.5%
People over 65 (%) : 13.6%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 77.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 5.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 28.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 54.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 497
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 26.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 35.0%

Bethel zip code is 19931. County name: Sussex, County fips: 10005

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 35.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $472,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,786
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,277
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,729
2015-2019 Households : 8,448
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.18
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 74.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 123,447
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,419,936
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,838
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 520,261
2012 total retail sales per capita : $28,087
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $96,545
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $56,380
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,864
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,807
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 721
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 662
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,935
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 302
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,288
2010 population per square mile : 6,284.9
2010 land area in square miles : 2.93

Schools in Bethel

College & universities near Bethel, DE

Code Name City ZIP
130907 Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Dover (DE) 19901
130934 Delaware State University Dover (DE) 19901
131098 Wesley College Dover (DE) 19901-3875
444200 Harris School of Business-Dover Campus Dover (DE) 19901
491473 Polytech Adult Education Woodside (DE) 19980-0000

Stations (32)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bethel, DE

Code Name Address Type
DVR Dover, Delaware 716 South Governors Ave BUS
NRK Newark 429 South College Ave. RAIL
WIL Wilmington station 100 South French Street RAIL
ABE Aberdeen 18 East Bel Air Ave. RAIL
ESN Easton Airport, Maryland 29137 Newman Road BUS

Post offices near Bethel

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cheswold Post Office Cheswold (DE) 19936

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Other cities in Kent County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kent County , DE. (more)

City Name Population Title
Dover 38,199 City in and county seat of Kent County, Delaware, United States, and capital city of Delaware
Smyrna 12,163 Town in Delaware
Harrington 3,663 City in Delaware, United States
Camden 3,640 Town in Delaware, United States
Clayton 3,630 Town in Delaware, United States
Highland Acres 3,459 Census designated place
Kent Acres 1,890 Census designated place
Cheswold 1,759 Town in Kent County, Delaware, United States
Wyoming 1,657 Town in Delaware, United States
Rodney Village 1,487 Census-designated place in Delaware
Felton 1,432 Town of the United States
Frederica 859 Town in Delaware, United States
Houston 409 Town in Delaware
Magnolia 293 Town of the United States
Kenton 275 Town in Kent County, Delaware, United States
Little Creek 239 Town of the United States