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Bethany is a town in Brooke County, in the Weirton-Steubenville metro area.

The community was named for the biblical place.

The latitude of Bethany is 40.205N. The longitude is -80.556W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 977.


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Median household income
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$36,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bethany demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Buffaloe
· Buffalo
Early industries included coal mining, dairy farming and flour milling.
Colleges and universities: Bethany College

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21% of Bethany residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bethany ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bethany was $10,769, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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65% of Bethany residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Bethany include Bethany Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Bethany, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $256.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $684.


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Brooke County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bethany political report.

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The average commute time for Bethany workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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