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Bethany, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Bethany had a population of 1,417 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bethany is located at latitude 39.6442 and longitude -88.7409 in Moultrie County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bethany (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Moultrie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The Village of Bethany (GNIS ID: 2398109) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Bethany is located within Township of Marrowbone, a minor civil division (MCD) of Moultrie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bethany population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bethany, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,417
Population in Households 1,417
Population in Familes 1,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,466
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 585
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 421
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 625 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 477 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $93,256
Average Home Value $111,765


Median Household Income $45,813
Average Household Income $57,451
Per Capita Income $23,853
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.38%
Households 0.82% 0.47%
Families 1.11% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bethany, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethany to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 605 56th
Population Density1 # 494 64th
Diversity Index2 # 834 40th
Median Household Income # 936 32nd
Per Capita Income # 890 35th

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