Bethel, Alaska Population 2019

Bethel Ak Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bethel Ak was:

  • Native American: 61.49%
  • White: 25.08%
  • Two or more races: 8.01%
  • Asian: 2.20%
  • Black or African American: 1.81%
  • Other race: 1.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20186,493691.07%
20176,424-12-0.19%
20166,436460.72%
20156,390-3-0.05%
20146,393280.44%
20136,365691.10%
20126,296661.06%
20116,2301312.15%
20106,0996281.09%
20005,4717971.59%
19904,6741,0982.71%
19803,5761,4765.47%
19702,1008004.91%
19601,3009006.07%
19404000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
American Indian and Alaska Native3,940
White1,607
Two or More Races513
Asian141
Black or African American116
Some Other Race89
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2

Bethel Ak Population Pyramid 2019

Bethel Ak Median Age

29.2


Total

28.6


Male

30.2


Female

Bethel Ak Adults

There are 4,373 adults, (429 of whom are seniors) in Bethel Ak.

Bethel Ak Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

10.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethel Ak Sex Ratio

Female

3,000

46.82%

Male

3,408

53.18%

Bethel Ak Households and Families

Bethel Ak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bethel Ak Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.3%29.7%
All46.1%53.9%
Female34.1%65.9%
Male34.1%65.9%
Non Family29.9%70.1%

46.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9273.146.1
Married7164.1570.3
Non Family6751.5929.9
Female3283.2334.1
Male2084.1734.1

3.66

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

11.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bethel Ak Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1664.44%
9th to 12th Grade2967.91%
High School Graduate1,43738.41%
Some College67317.99%
Associates Degree2586.90%
Bachelors Degree52013.90%
Graduate Degree39110.45%

Bethel Ak Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American2,0411,712144
White1,1361,060614
Multiple Races24723780
Hispanic12790
Asian12511555
Black949418
Other Race2727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 54.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,882$50,282$47,500
Less Than High School$$31,625$
High School Grad$35,133$40,637$29,457
Some College$54,688$55,375$49,375
Bachelors Degree$63,869$62,283$70,750
Graduate Degree$84,286$86,250$84,286

$48,882

Average Earnings

$50,282

Average Male

$47,500

Average Female

Bethel Ak Language

Bethel Ak Language by Age

Bethel Ak Language

56.13% of Bethel Ak residents speak only English, while 43.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other, which is spoken by 35.70% of the population.

Bethel Ak Poverty

Bethel Ak Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native3,66268818.79%
Hispanic2148539.72%
Multiple4808217.08%
Asian132118.33%

13.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.47%

Male Poverty Rate

13.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethel Ak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethel Ak is Hispanic, with 39.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethel Ak is Asian, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.95%.

Name Poverty
High School21.91%
Less Than High School15.37%
Some College3.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.99%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.65%
Female Unemployed49.39%
Male Employed4.88%
Female Employed3.31%

Bethel Ak Income

Bethel Ak Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$83,438$94,773
Families$83,750$93,124
Married Families$105,909-
Non Families$78,843$87,241

Bethel Ak Marital Status

Bethel Ak Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethel Ak Married by Age and Sex

Bethel Ak Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Bethel Ak Marital Status by Race

Bethel Ak Veterans

323

Number of Veterans

304

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War98
Vietnam96
Second Gulf War91
World War II11
Korea9

Bethel Ak Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White16212.54%
Indian1305.16%
2 or More206.41%
Black1111.70%

Bethel Ak Veterans by Education

5.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethel Ak Employment Status

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Bethel Ak Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.63%

Born in Alaska

94.38%

Native Born

5.62%

Foreign Born

3.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.38% of Bethel Ak residents were born in the United States, with 70.63% having been born in Alaska. 3.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.