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People

Total Population 3,523
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,802
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 52.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $103,750
% Above Poverty Level 92.2%
% Below Poverty Level 7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 8.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.3%
Median Gross Rent $892
Median House Value $342,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
US/American 1.1%
English 12.9%
Irish 15.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bethlehem Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NW of Waterbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles NE of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06751
Phone Area Codes 203
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.639
Longitude -73.208

Bethlehem Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WIGWAM RESERVOIR
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station BULLS BRIDGE DAM
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station BAKERSVILLE
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches

Bethlehem Public Libraries

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Bethlehem Public Library
32 MAIN ST. SOUTH
Bethlehem, Connecticut
(203) 266-7792

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