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Bethel is a township in Posey County, in the Evansville metro area.
The latitude of Bethel is 38.205N. The longitude is -87.926W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 381 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 327.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bethel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Posey County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47616 ZIP code.
45% of Bethel residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bethel ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bethel was $14,447, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Bethel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bethel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $600.
Posey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bethel political report.
The average commute time for Bethel workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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