Bethany, Oklahoma Population 2020

19,023

Bethany is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 19,023, it is the 26th largest city in Oklahoma and the 1924th largest city in the United States. Bethany is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -0.15% 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 3,639 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bethany is $61,087 with a poverty rate of 13.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $117,600. The median age in Bethany is 34.8 years, 30.9 years for males, and 39 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.4 males.

Bethany Demographics

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

  • White: 75.69%
  • Black or African American: 8.07%
  • Two or more races: 6.10%
  • Other race: 4.89%
  • Native American: 4.03%
  • Asian: 1.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bethany, Oklahoma is 19,023, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,317.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,051.

Bethany, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,73875.69%
Black or African American1,5728.07%
Two or More Races1,1876.10%
Some Other Race9524.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native7844.03%
Asian2391.23%

Bethany Population Pyramid 2020

Bethany Median Age

34.8


Total

30.9


Male

39


Female

Bethany Adults

There are 14,398 adults, (3,409 of whom are seniors) in Bethany.

Bethany Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethany Sex Ratio

Female

9,525

48.92%

Male

9,947

51.08%

Bethany Households and Families

Bethany Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bethany Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.7%34.3%
Male57.4%42.6%
All55.9%44.1%
Non Family48.6%51.4%
Female43.9%56.1%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3942.5555.9
Married3,2353.3565.7
Non Family2,6881.1748.6
Female1,0533.3343.9
Male4183.2457.4

3.24

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bethany Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5144.14%
9th to 12th Grade8456.80%
High School Graduate3,55328.59%
Some College3,37727.17%
Associates Degree8847.11%
Bachelors Degree2,17717.52%
Graduate Degree1,0788.67%

Bethany Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8958,2172,473
Hispanic1,483982266
Black820747118
Other Race557322162
Native American535510161
Multiple Races45943861
Asian228152107

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,835$36,374$30,323
Less Than High School$22,385$25,574$16,328
High School Grad$27,226$30,964$23,125
Some College$35,120$40,754$28,357
Bachelors Degree$41,283$53,229$35,469
Graduate Degree$35,469$35,875$34,984

$32,835

Average Earnings

$36,374

Average Male

$30,323

Average Female

Bethany Language

Bethany Language by Age

Bethany Language

85.20% of Bethany residents speak only English, while 14.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.44% of the population.

Bethany Poverty

Bethany Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,9511,1649.74%
Hispanic3,26874322.74%
Black1,49527218.19%
Multiple1,15224120.92%
Native76412316.10%
Other943596.26%

13.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.95%

Male Poverty Rate

12.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethany

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethany is Hispanic, with 22.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethany is Other, with 6.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.31%
High School11.54%
Some College8.30%
Bachelors or Greater2.45%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.99%
Male Unemployed31.98%
Female Employed9.80%
Male Employed7.98%

Bethany Income

Bethany Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,469$61,087
Families$63,794$72,741
Married Families$68,141-
Non Families$30,688$38,515

Bethany Marital Status

Bethany Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethany Married by Age and Sex

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

Bethany Veterans

1,321

Number of Veterans

1,148

Male Veterans

173

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War472
Vietnam444
Second Gulf War276
Korea102
World War II41
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54505
65 to 74307
75+227
55 to 64206
18 to 3476
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0179.11%
Other8712.52%
2 or More7310.15%
Black738.13%
Indian7110.89%
Hispanic412.00%

$Bethany Veterans by Education

2.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethany Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bethany 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

61.04%

Born in Oklahoma

91.62%

Native Born

8.38%

Foreign Born

5.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.62% of Bethany residents were born in the United States, with 61.04% having been born in Oklahoma. 5.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,023-147-0.77%
201919,170-147-0.76%
201819,317-65-0.34%
201719,382-147-0.75%
201619,529-27-0.14%
201519,556-9-0.05%
201419,56520.01%
201319,5631100.57%
201219,4532121.10%
201119,2411540.81%
201019,087-1,220-0.62%
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%