Bethany is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 5,531 people and just one neighborhood, Bethany is the 126th largest community in Connecticut.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Bethany are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Bethany is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.35% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bethany is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bethany who work in management occupations (17.19%), healthcare (11.91%) and teaching (11.73%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Bethany is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Bethany’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Bethany, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.61 minutes every day commuting to work.