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.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bethalto is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (17.63%), sales jobs (13.68%), and management occupations (7.70%).
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.
The citizens of Bethalto are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.38% of adults in Bethalto having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bethalto in 2010 was $28,723, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,892 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 English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Bethalto is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.