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Bethalto, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Bethalto had a population of 9,395 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Bethalto is located at latitude 38.903 and longitude -90.0535 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bethalto (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 525 feet.

The Village of Bethalto (GNIS ID: 2398108) 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 Bethalto is located within Township of Wood River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bethalto population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Bethalto, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,395
Population in Households 9,340
Population in Familes 7,689
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 1,249
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $58,686
Average Household Income $78,034
Per Capita Income $32,593


Total Housing Units 4,327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,873 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,089 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $126,611
Average Home Value $145,064


Total Households 3,961
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 2,684
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.16% -0.1%
Households -0.07% -0.04%
Families 0.13% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Bethalto, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethalto to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 230 83rd
Population Density # 598 56th
Diversity Index # 726 47th
Median Household Income # 536 61st
Per Capita Income # 350 74th

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