Bethany, Oklahoma Population 2021

19,175
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Bethany is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 19,175, it is the 27th largest city in Oklahoma and the 1922nd largest city in the United States. Bethany is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually but its population has increased by 0.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,051 in 2010. Bethany reached it's highest population of 22,694 in 1970. Spanning over 5 miles, Bethany has a population density of 3,668 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bethany is $63,803 with a poverty rate of 12.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $855 per month, and the median house value is $119,900. The median age in Bethany is 35 years, 31.3 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.4 males.

Bethany Demographics

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

  • White: 74.15%
  • Black or African American: 8.60%
  • Two or more races: 6.27%
  • Other race: 5.21%
  • Native American: 4.77%
  • Asian: 1.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bethany, Oklahoma is 19,175, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,244.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,051.

Bethany, Oklahoma Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,36074.15%
Black or African American1,6668.60%
Two or More Races1,2146.27%
Some Other Race1,0095.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native9234.77%
Asian1941.00%
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Bethany Population by Race

Bethany Population Pyramid 2021

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Bethany Median Age

35


Total

31.3


Male

39.2


Female

Bethany Adults

There are 14,397 adults, (3,524 of whom are seniors) in Bethany.

Bethany Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethany Sex Ratio

Female

9,520

49.16%

Male

9,846

50.84%

Bethany Population by Age

Bethany Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bethany Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.7%32.3%
Male59.3%40.7%
All55.4%44.6%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Female43.7%56.3%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bethany Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4972.555.4
Married3,0273.367.7
Non Family2,8701.1746.5
Female1,1703.4843.7
Male4303.0659.3

3.23

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Bethany Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5564.42%
9th to 12th Grade8146.47%
High School Graduate3,66629.16%
Some College3,39727.02%
Associates Degree9607.64%
Bachelors Degree2,19217.44%
Graduate Degree9877.85%
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Bethany Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethany Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0318,3362,454
Hispanic1,405917216
Black854790155
Native American589555141
Other Race588320144
Multiple Races52049778
Asian18710887

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.52%.

Bethany Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,786$39,806$30,806
Less Than High School$22,385$26,213$16,220
High School Grad$32,245$38,819$24,449
Some College$37,745$42,176$31,566
Bachelors Degree$40,481$49,167$34,620
Graduate Degree$36,226$37,262$35,547

$34,786

Average Earnings

$39,806

Average Male

$30,806

Average Female

Bethany Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethany Language by Age

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Bethany Language

86.40% of Bethany residents speak only English, while 13.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.48% of the population.

Bethany Language

Bethany Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,9681,1489.59%
Hispanic2,97360220.25%
Black1,58736422.94%
Multiple1,18724420.56%
Other999868.61%
Native891849.43%

12.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.47%

Male Poverty Rate

12.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethany

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethany is Black, with 22.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethany is Other, with 8.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.51%.

Bethany Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.39%
High School12.32%
Some College6.90%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%

Bethany Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.79%
Male Unemployed26.96%
Female Employed10.05%
Male Employed6.70%

Bethany Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethany Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,867$63,803
Families$62,391$75,317
Married Families$69,371-
Non Families$33,833$42,172
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Income by Household Type

Bethany Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethany Married by Age and Sex

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Bethany Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bethany Marital Status by Race

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Bethany Marital Status

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1,244

Number of Veterans

1,145

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam465
First Gulf War340
Second Gulf War235
Korea91
World War II53

Bethany Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54393
65 to 74348
75+213
55 to 64199
18 to 3491

Bethany Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9478.63%
2 or More8611.50%
Black808.15%
Indian679.37%
Other648.91%
Hispanic552.88%

Bethany Veterans by Race

Bethany Veterans by Education

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3.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethany Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Bethany Employment by Age

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Bethany Employment by Race

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Bethany Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.61%

Born in Oklahoma

93.20%

Native Born

6.80%

Foreign Born

4.63%

Non Citizen

2.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.20% of Bethany residents were born in the United States, with 63.61% having been born in Oklahoma. 4.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bethany Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,175-23-0.12%
202019,198-23-0.12%
201919,221-23-0.12%
201819,244-83-0.43%
201719,327-158-0.81%
201619,485-33-0.17%
201519,518-5-0.03%
201419,523-1-0.01%
201319,5241080.56%
201219,4162071.08%
201119,2091470.77%
201019,062-1,245-0.63%
200020,3072320.11%
199020,075-1,963-0.93%
198022,038-656-0.29%
197022,69410,3526.28%
196012,3426,6378.02%
19505,7053,1158.22%
19402,5900.00%

Bethany Population by Year