|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bethel is 6,270. Bethel, Alaska is the 4,227th largest city in the US.
Bethel is located entirely in Bethel Census Area.
The peak population of Bethel was in 2020, when its population was 6,273. In 2020, Bethel was the 4,208th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,227th largest city in the US. Bethel is currently 0.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Bethel has grown 13.7% since the 2000. Bethel, Alaska's growth is about average. 40% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Bethel has a population density of 140.8 people per square mile.
|3520||Sitka city and||8,407||-4.8%|
|4221||Dillon, South Carolina||6,282||-3.4%|
|4224||Paulsboro, New Jersey||6,276||1.9%|
|4228||East Rochester, New York||6,269||-5.6%|
|4233||Tea, South Dakota||6,256||249.1%|
The total voting age population of Bethel, Alaska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,305. The voting age population is 52.3% male and 47.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 7.0% of the residents of Bethel are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bethel are 64.2% American Indian, 24.8% White, 5.2% Two or more races, 2.9% Asian, 1.8% Black, 0.6% Other and 0.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bethel, 15.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.3%. On a per-household basis, 12.1% of families are below the poverty line in Bethel.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.3% of Bethel residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.9% of Bethel residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.9% have a bachelor's degree and 9.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bethel residents aged 5 and older, 44.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bethel is 9.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bethel, 30.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bethel is $83,367.
In Bethel, 37.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 62.3% of housing units in Bethel.
Of all the housing units in Bethel, 0.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Bethel, 18.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 450 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bethel is $1,552.
In Bethel, 87.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.