11 reviews
  1. Suburb of New Haven, CT
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$348,300
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$1,110
National
$904
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    264
  • Murder
    No Data
    5
  • Rape
    No Data
    37
  • Robbery
    No Data
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    575
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    257

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$97,500
National
$53,046
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    14%

    Bethany Reviews

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    Bethany may not be well known, if you visited us, you might not remember. That's ok; we are quaint and charming. We are a small community, you have run into everyone here at some point in your life. You have privacy and are guaranteed to see some farm animals along the way. Up in our woods you have unlimited access to fresh air. Summers filled with activity, our carnival is packed, and our baseball games outside of Billy’s ice cream looks straight out of Gilmore Girls. Autumn is full of beautiful views of foliage, and Clover Nook Farm pumpkin patch visits, its tradition. Winter is like the wonderland you have always dreamed of, white snow contrasted by big red barns, and visits to the fire heated antique book barn. However, nothing is better than the thick, almost mythical fog that covers the entirety of our town in spring. Maybe it's ok you haven't heard of us, we get to keep the beautifully charming secret that is Bethany to ourselves.
    Although it is a very small town, I feel it is a very good setting to grow up in. There was always kids around for me to go play with and we could always find a park or playground to go to. Everyone is very friendly and you have a good community around you.
    While we don't have any police for our town, there is a state trooper station. If you need any help they respond. We also do not need any more safety precautions as there is almost no crime I have ever heard of.