Bethlehem in Litchfield county, Connecticut

Bethlehem, CT

Bethlehem is a delightful village with an active community spirit. The surrounding hills abound with natural beauty throughout the year, and provide a wealth of outdoor activities and athletic events for all ages.

Thousands of visitors come to the Bethlehem Fair every September to enjoy the live music, delicious food, amusements, hand-made crafts and animal exhibits that make up this harvest celebration. Almost every one of the residents volunteers during fair weekend or enters one of the juried competitions.

A visit to Bethlehem to send holiday mail and attend The Christmas Town Festival around the town green has become a tradition for many families. It began in 1938 when the Bethlehem Post Office started issuing a specially designed Christmas card cachet. Today there are 73 different designs. Visitors come from all over New England to stamp their cards and enjoy caroling, sleigh rides, entertainment and crafts.

The surrounding hills abound with natural beauty throughout the year, and provide a wealth of outdoor activities and athletic events for all ages. For the outdoor enthusiasts there is fishing, hiking, hunting, and swimming at Long Meadow Lake. During the winter cross-country and downhill skiing are available nearby.

One of the first houses of contemplative Benedictine nuns in the United States, The Benedictine Abbey of Regina Laudis is located in Bethlehem. It was founded in 1937 encompasses 400 acres. The nuns who reside there still make their own cheese and perform Gregorian chants daily. Stately period architecture surrounds the picturesque town green and an ample selection of home styles and sizes on expansive lots.

There is one elementary school located in Bethlehem and is part of Regional School District 14. The middle and high schools are in Woodbury.

Bethlehem, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Bethlehem, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

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Demographic Information for Bethlehem, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.36 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 186.8
Household Size (people) 2.49
Households w/ Children 22.21 %
Annual Residential Turnover 0.00 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $479
One Bedroom $615
Two Bedroom $777
Three Bedroom $1,007
Four Bedroom $1,111

Education

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Population Demographics

Total: 3,620
Households: 1,418
Median Age: 49.81

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Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $80,763)

Climate & Weather

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School Information for Bethlehem, CT

Public Elementary

School

BETHLEHEM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
92 EAST ST
BETHLEHEM, CT 06751

Public Middle

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Public High

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Private/Catholic

School

THE WOODHALL SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
58 HARRISON LN
BETHLEHEM, CT 06751

THE ARCH BRIDGE SCHOOL
Grades: 3-12
21 ARCH BRIDGE RD
BETHLEHEM, CT 06751

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Bethlehem, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Bethlehem, CT

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