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People

Total Population1,308
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+631
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married53.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.8%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,125
% Above Poverty Level89.1%
% Below Poverty Level10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.8%
Median Gross Rent$537
Median House Value$81,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.6%
US/American0%
English5.4%
Irish10.6%

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

Bethany Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 17 miles SE of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City108 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
CountyMoultrie
Standard Zip Codes61914
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude39.645
Longitude-88.738

Bethany Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMOWEAQUA
Distance14.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches
StationWINDSOR
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip39.1 inches
StationPANA 3 E
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 34 F
Apr Temp42 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip40.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allenville170$50,156
Findlay718$50,556

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

Bethany Public Libraries

Library
Marrowbone P.l.d.
216 W. MAIN ST.
Bethany, Illinois
(217) 665-3014

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Bethany High Schools

OKAW VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 249
217-665-3631
Serves 145 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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