Bethel, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,748 housing units in Bethel. This represents a 3.7% growth from 3,615 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,738 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 10 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bethel is about 62.7%. Bethel's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.1%. Average household size is 2.49 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bethel were built after 1965.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.90%
One Bedroom14.90%
Two Bedrooms30.50%
Three Bedrooms34.40%
Four Bedrooms14.20%
Five Bedrooms or more2.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1963
Median Value of occupied units$167,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$400,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$721

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.80%
Second Mortgage6.20%
Home Equity Loan11.60%
Simple Mortgage60.80%
Debt Free20.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.1%