Latest Data (2018)
Population 1,607
Nationwide Rank 8446

Quick Facts

Bethel, North Carolina is the 8,446th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Bethel, North Carolina is a town.

Bethel, North Carolina is currently 11.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Bethel, North Carolina's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
8436 Pleak, Texas 1,611 69.4%
8437 Shoreacres, Texas 1,611 8.0%
8438 Wolcott, New York 1,611 -5.8%
8439 Moville, Iowa 1,610 1.1%
8440 Richland, Pennsylvania 1,610 6.8%
8441 Belleair Beach, Florida 1,609 -1.4%
8442 Aberdeen, Ohio 1,608 0.1%
8443 Bowman, North Dakota 1,608 0.0%
8444 Ovid, Michigan 1,608 6.2%
8445 Adrian, Missouri 1,607 -10.3%
8446 Bethel, North Carolina 1,607 -8.6%
8447 Linn, Missouri 1,607 13.7%
8448 Norris, Tennessee 1,607 11.5%
8449 Hatch, New Mexico 1,606 -1.8%
8450 Soap Lake, Washington 1,606 -6.5%
8451 Gordonsville, Virginia 1,605 6.9%
8452 Corrigan, Texas 1,604 -7.9%
8453 Traer, Iowa 1,604 0.6%
8454 Athens, New York 1,603 -5.4%
8455 Homer City, Pennsylvania 1,603 -12.7%
8456 Wellington, Utah 1,603 -3.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
6014 Locust 3,209 26.0%
6115 Landis 3,127 2.4%
6125 Warsaw 3,115 2.0%
6156 Wallburg 3,082 7.2%
6184 Mineral Springs 3,055 64.9%
6194 Murfreesboro 3,043 23.8%
6195 River Bend 3,043 3.9%
6232 Pembroke 3,001 9.4%
6241 Granite Quarry 2,994 33.3%
6287 Nags Head 2,940 8.4%
6298 Polkton 2,925 49.1%
6310 Southern Shores 2,915 31.4%
6327 Yadkinville 2,899 1.9%
6509 Cajah's Mountain 2,736 1.1%
6527 Sylva 2,724 11.8%
6535 Troutman 2,720 54.0%
6548 Marshville 2,712 14.0%
6564 Wentworth 2,702 -2.7%
6573 Wilson's Mills 2,689 96.9%
6586 Tobaccoville 2,680 17.2%
6626 Liberty 2,656 -0.1%
6628 Grifton 2,654 17.1%
6643 La Grange 2,634 -7.0%
6661 Bermuda Run 2,616 83.0%
6666 Fairmont 2,611 0.1%
6683 Holly Ridge 2,598 213.0%
6751 Wrightsville Beach 2,542 -1.9%
6805 Haw River 2,499 31.0%
6808 Carthage 2,497 25.7%
6858 Coats 2,464 31.9%
6902 Norwood 2,431 -5.9%
6925 Surf City 2,417 63.7%
6986 Mayodan 2,371 -3.9%
6992 Maxton 2,368 -12.8%
7052 St. Pauls 2,332 15.9%
7066 Laurel Park 2,321 16.9%
7072 Enfield 2,314 -5.5%
7102 Green Level 2,295 5.6%
7229 Jonesville 2,209 -2.3%
7234 Calabash 2,205 70.1%
7252 Four Oaks 2,190 30.8%
7277 Franklinton 2,175 24.1%
7278 Taylorsville 2,174 19.6%
7324 Spruce Pine 2,148 5.5%
7327 Rockwell 2,147 8.9%
7358 Navassa 2,119 53.2%
7362 Madison 2,118 -6.4%
7370 Hertford 2,113 1.8%
7406 Kure Beach 2,102 35.0%
7476 Belville 2,073 74.7%
7488 Cape Carteret 2,067 66.4%
7547 Mars Hill 2,032 15.0%
7585 Sharpsburg 2,014 -16.8%
7591 Hildebran 2,010 6.4%
7625 Yanceyville 1,994 -7.5%
7647 Pine Level 1,978 30.0%
7660 Badin 1,969 58.9%
7701 Mount Pleasant 1,952 34.6%
7721 Princeville 1,939 89.9%
7809 Oakboro 1,894 57.8%
7857 Scotland Neck 1,872 -20.4%
7902 Drexel 1,851 -3.7%
7935 Andrews 1,833 12.3%
8099 Hemby Bridge 1,761 24.3%
8107 Sparta 1,759 -3.2%
8169 Biscoe 1,728 2.5%
8184 Chadbourn 1,724 -18.5%
8266 Ramseur 1,690 3.4%
8297 Richlands 1,676 72.4%
8315 Denton 1,666 1.5%
8338 Murphy 1,654 5.9%
8350 Burnsville 1,647 1.6%
8355 Connelly Springs 1,645 -10.5%
8367 Bladenboro 1,640 -4.2%
8402 Rose Hill 1,623 21.8%
8434 Tryon 1,612 -8.6%
8446 Bethel 1,607 -8.6%
8507 Belhaven 1,580 -19.7%
8577 East Spencer 1,549 -11.7%
8582 Pinebluff 1,549 34.3%
8584 Dobson 1,548 5.6%
8586 Kenly 1,547 -8.0%
8598 Jefferson 1,541 11.4%
8624 Stanfield 1,531 36.9%
8642 Snow Hill 1,522 -1.9%
8688 Atlantic Beach 1,505 -16.0%
8733 Weldon 1,490 -16.6%
8750 Glen Alpine 1,482 33.2%
8834 Bryson City 1,450 2.6%
8863 Manteo 1,438 20.1%
8903 Pilot Mountain 1,422 10.7%
8958 Biltmore Forest 1,403 -2.7%
8960 Lake Waccamaw 1,403 -0.6%
8972 Claremont 1,401 31.6%
9048 Princeton 1,377 24.9%
9056 Swepsonville 1,374 41.0%
9080 Robersonville 1,363 -21.1%
9096 Walnut Cove 1,355 -7.5%
9137 Youngsville 1,340 97.3%
9156 Pine Knoll Shores 1,332 -12.0%
9210 West Jefferson 1,313 12.1%
9218 Rutherford College 1,310 0.1%
9228 Blowing Rock 1,307 -7.6%
9229 Spring Hope 1,307 2.7%
9235 Beulaville 1,305 20.6%
9238 Cedar Point 1,304 58.4%
9247 Clyde 1,301 -2.9%
9296 Elm City 1,288 -8.7%
9322 Broadway 1,281 22.1%
9371 Fremont 1,265 -13.3%
9408 Pinetops 1,254 -10.8%
9441 Stoneville 1,243 23.6%
9458 Bayboro 1,236 0.0%
9506 Maggie Valley 1,220 33.1%
9565 Robbins 1,204 0.5%
9649 Franklinville 1,179 -10.5%
9667 Roseboro 1,175 -7.2%
9730 Boonville 1,156 4.3%
9753 Lake Lure 1,152 12.6%
9769 Mount Gilead 1,148 -18.0%
9826 Lucama 1,131 29.1%
9957 Banner Elk 1,091 26.4%
10033 Stedman 1,068 54.5%
10070 Norlina 1,058 -3.8%
10168 Alamance 1,032 205.3%
10175 Gaston 1,030 6.0%
10202 Rhodhiss 1,023 79.1%
10224 Foxfire 1,017 118.7%
10270 Rowland 1,006 -12.0%
10326 Columbus 995 -1.9%
10378 Ellerbe 983 -5.8%
10428 Brunswick 971 169.7%
10437 Vanceboro 970 7.8%
10438 Highlands 969 5.2%
10444 Cooleemee 968 6.7%
10481 Maysville 962 -3.8%
10483 Dortches 961 18.6%
10484 Faison 961 28.6%
10522 Magnolia 953 2.1%
10545 Belwood 947 -3.0%
10620 Garysburg 932 -25.0%
10690 Old Fort 919 -4.4%
10743 Marshall 907 7.8%
10820 Fair Bluff 889 -24.5%
10850 Cleveland 881 8.8%
10937 Walnut Creek 862 0.5%
10964 Oriental 857 -2.7%
10980 Kenansville 855 -25.5%
11015 Rich Square 849 -22.2%
11019 Star 848 6.1%
11052 Warrenton 843 -8.3%
11073 Taylortown 839 -1.7%
11080 Dobbins Heights 837 -10.0%
11085 Montreat 836 32.4%
11118 Ellenboro 831 17.5%
11171 Middlesex 823 -2.0%
11197 Candor 818 -3.1%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 1,607 8,446
2017 1,612 8,423
2016 1,620 8,401
2015 1,620 8,399
2014 1,622 8,389
2013 1,618 8,390
2012 1,614 8,395
2011 1,596 8,437
2010 1,577 8,466
2009 1,758 7,985
2008 1,741 8,011
2007 1,737 7,993
2006 1,728 8,001
2005 1,720 7,991
2004 1,710 8,016
2003 1,708 8,007
2002 1,718 7,981
2001 1,735 7,947
2000 1,760 7,894
1990 1,824 7,284