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Bethune, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Bethune had a population of 233 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bethune is located at latitude 39.3038 and longitude -102.4234 in Kit Carson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bethune (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kit Carson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,258 feet.

The Town of Bethune (GNIS ID: 2411684) 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.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Bethune is located within Burlington Division of Kit Carson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bethune 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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Bethune, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 233
Population in Households 232
Population in Familes 196
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 1,438
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $156,250
Average Home Value $262,264


Median Household Income $39,807
Average Household Income $54,511
Per Capita Income $21,282
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.17%
Households 0.0% -0.26%
Families -2.11% -0.36%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Bethune, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethune to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado 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 # 346 25th
Population Density1 # 121 74th
Diversity Index2 # 143 69th
Median Household Income # 365 21st
Per Capita Income # 383 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.