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Bethany, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Bethany had a population of 72 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bethany is located at latitude 39.5338 and longitude -86.3789 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bethany (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 656 feet.

The Town of Bethany (GNIS ID: 2396589) 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 Town of Bethany is located within Township of Clay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan 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, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 72
Population in Households 72
Population in Familes 62
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 865
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 34 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $89,286
Average Home Value $102,632


Median Household Income $46,099
Average Household Income $57,559
Per Capita Income $21,326
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.87% -0.85%
Households -1.62% -0.72%
Families -2.11% -0.97%
Median Household Income   3.8%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethany to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 672 1st
Population Density1 # 488 28th
Diversity Index2 # 468 31st
Median Household Income # 386 43rd
Per Capita Income # 463 32nd

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