Bethalto is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,349 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bethalto is the 227th largest community in Illinois.
Bethalto is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bethalto is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bethalto who work in office and administrative support (15.50%), sales jobs (11.80%), and management occupations (8.14%).
Also of interest is that Bethalto has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small village, Bethalto does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Bethalto who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.41% of the adults in Bethalto have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bethalto in 2010 was $27,447, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,788 for a family of four. However, Bethalto contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bethalto home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bethalto residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bethalto include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Bethalto is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.