Bethel strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):
Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
College Educated Adults
Comparing Bethel to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
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|Children Under 5 Years Old|
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|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
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|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
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|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||57 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||142 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||04217|
|P.O. Box Zip Codes||04286|
|Phone Area Codes||207|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||RUMFORD 1 SSE|
|Jan Temp||7 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||32 to 52 F|
|Jul Temp||57 to 79 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 57 F|
|Annual Precip||44.9 inches|
|Jan Temp||5 to 25 F|
|Apr Temp||28 to 47 F|
|Jul Temp||53 to 75 F|
|Oct Temp||33 to 54 F|
|Annual Precip||59.1 inches|
|Jan Temp||0 to 23 F|
|Apr Temp||27 to 47 F|
|Jul Temp||53 to 76 F|
|Oct Temp||32 to 53 F|
|Annual Precip||37.7 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.77|
|American Indian & Alaskan||9||0.4%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||19||0.8%|
|Est. 2005 Population||2,583|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||8.9%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||4.4%|
According to the US Postal Service, Bethel, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:West Bethel (04286)
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TELSTAR HIGH SCHOOL
284 WALKERS MILLS ROAD
Serves 321 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8
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