|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bethel is 1,381. Bethel, North Carolina is the 9,004th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Bethel was in 1990, when its population was 1,824. In 1990, Bethel was the 7,284th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,004th largest city in the US. Bethel is currently 24.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Bethel has shrunk 21.5% since the year 2000. Bethel, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8976||Pine Knoll Shores||1,390||-8.1%|
|8998||Cascade Locks, Oregon||1,383||23.8%|
|9002||Sackets Harbor, New York||1,383||0.3%|
|9003||Groton, South Dakota||1,382||2.1%|
|9004||Bethel, North Carolina||1,381||-21.5%|
|9007||Pecos, New Mexico||1,381||-4.1%|
|9008||Sistersville, West Virginia||1,381||-12.8%|
The total voting age population of Bethel, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,414. The voting age population is 43.7% male and 56.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.4% of the residents of Bethel are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bethel are 56.1% Black, 38.2% White, 4.5% Other and 1.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 4.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bethel, 21.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.9%. On a per-household basis, 10.9% of families are below the poverty line in Bethel.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.1% of Bethel residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.4% of Bethel residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.8% have a bachelor's degree and 7.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bethel residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bethel is 7.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bethel, 22.3% 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 $36,848.
In Bethel, 66.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.6% of housing units in Bethel.
Of all the housing units in Bethel, 19.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Bethel, 2.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bethel is $589.
In Bethel, 60.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.