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Demographics

People

Total Population2,628
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens22.4%
Employed Population 16+1,162
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married63.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.3%
Median Earnings25+$28,321
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,938

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,176
% Above Poverty Level88.9%
% Below Poverty Level11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone20.3%
Median Gross Rent$657
Median House Value$204,200

Ancestry

English24%
German16.1%
Irish14%
French Except Basque11.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.7%
Scottish5.4%
Polish4.2%
Canadian2.6%
Italian1.9%
Norwegian1.4%
Lithuanian1.4%
Portuguese1%
Australian0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Russian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
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Bethel Almanac

CategoryValue
County Oxford County
Standard Zip Codes4217
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.4
Approximate Longitude-70.79

Bethel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationRUMFORD 1 SSE
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp7 to 27 F
Apr Temp32 to 52 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip44.9 inches
StationPINKHAM NOTCH
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp5 to 25 F
Apr Temp28 to 47 F
Jul Temp53 to 75 F
Oct Temp33 to 54 F
Annual Precip59.1 inches
StationMIDDLE DAM
Distance26.9 miles
Jan Temp0 to 23 F
Apr Temp27 to 47 F
Jul Temp53 to 76 F
Oct Temp32 to 53 F
Annual Precip37.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gilead106$47,917
Greenwood695$71,500
Hanover185$71,094
Newry330$66,250
Stoneham313$48,750
Woodstock1,328$68,417

Bethel Public Libraries

Bethel Library Assn.
5 BROAD STREET
Bethel, Maine
(207) 824-2520

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Bethel Public Schools

Crescent Park School
19 Crescent Lane
ZIP: 4217
(207) 824-2839
Primary
Total Enrollment 241
Telstar High School
284 Walkers Mills Road
ZIP: 4217
(207) 824-2136
High
Total Enrollment 225
Telstar Middle School
284 Walkers Mills Road
ZIP: 4217
(207) 824-2136
Middle
Total Enrollment 177

Bethel Private Schools

Gould Academy
39 Church St
ZIP: 4217
Secondary
Total Enrollment 232
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