Bethune, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bethune, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Bethune had a population of 229 as of July 1, 2015.

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 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.

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, 2015.

Town of Bethune, CO Boundary Map

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Bethune, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 229
Population in Households 228
Population in Familes 192
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 1,414
Diversity Index2 51
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 76
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $145,455
Average Home Value $190,865
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,849
Average Household Income $57,327
Per Capita Income $22,716
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.65% -0.35%
Households -0.49% -0.26%
Families -3.18% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 348 24th
Population Density1 # 124 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 145 69th
Median Household Income # 294 36th
Per Capita Income # 349 24th

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