Bethany, Oregon Population 2024

33,919

Bethany is a city located in Columbia County, Multnomah County, and Washington County Oregon. Bethany has a 2024 population of 33,919. Bethany is currently growing at a rate of 4.52% annually and its population has increased by 20.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,047 in 2020.

The average household income in Bethany is $180,374 with a poverty rate of 3.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bethany is 36.9 years, 38 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Bethany Demographics

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

  • White: 49.8%
  • Asian: 38.58%
  • Two or more races: 6.01%
  • Other race: 2.59%
  • Black or African American: 2.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.25%
State
Oregon
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,232.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.94% (5,872)
The current population of Bethany, Oregon is 33,919 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 28,047.

Bethany, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,42849.8%
Asian11,95438.58%
Two or more races1,8626.01%
Other race8012.59%
Black or African American7422.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1200.39%
Native American760.25%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Bethany Population by Race

Bethany Population Pyramid 2024

Bethany Median Age

36.9

Total

38

Male

36.3

Female

Bethany Adults

There are 21,792 adults, (2,651 of whom are seniors) in Bethany.

Bethany Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethany Sex Ratio

Female15,48949.99%
Male15,49450.01%

Bethany Population by Age

Bethany Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,6432.9168.731.3
Married7,2133.388218
Non Family2,1421.2938.561.5
Female7212.4946.353.7
Male5673.5942.357.7

3.21

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bethany Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2211.11%
Associates Degree1,0965.5%
Bachelors Degree6,62033.21%
Graduate Degree7,63438.3%
High School Graduate1,7388.72%
Less Than 9th Grade2961.49%
Some College2,32711.67%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bethany Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethany Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,8709,6116,342
Asian7,7417,5266,649
Hispanic920909321
2+ Races699699504
Black542531232
Other Race509509239
Islander957428
Native American242411

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.89%.

Bethany Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$94,281$128,903$67,982
Graduate Degree$142,129$167,401$112,661
High School Graduate$41,719$43,036$40,481
Less Than 9th Grade$0$63,371$22,095
Overall$101,601$130,007$65,213
Some College$46,854$55,682$41,795

$101,601

Average Earnings

$130,007

Average Male

$65,213

Average Female

Bethany Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethany Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bethany Language

56.1% of Bethany residents speak only English, while 43.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 24.84% of the population.

Bethany Language

Bethany Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,1476734.76%
Hispanic2,17424811.41%
Other80123228.96%
Asian11,9541301.09%
Multiple1,861884.73%
Black742729.7%
Native761317.11%

3.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.11%

Male Poverty Rate

4.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethany

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethany is Other, with 28.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethany is Asian, with 1.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.01%.

Bethany Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College10.81%
High School9.44%
Less Than 9th Grade5.8%
Bachelors or Greater1.37%

Bethany Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed18.78%
Female Employed2.21%
Female Unemployed1.9%
Male Employed1.81%

Bethany Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethany Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$174,940$202,194
Households$156,512$180,374
Married Families$196,504$-999,999,999
Non Families$60,714$83,893

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bethany Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethany Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bethany Marriage

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

Bethany Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bethany Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

884

Number of Veterans

691

Male Veterans

193

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War240
First Gulf War235
Vietnam183
Korea57
World War II14

Bethany Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54344
75+242
55 to 64120
18 to 34100
65 to 7478

Bethany Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8137.22%
Hispanic362.8%
Asian270.33%
Other Race172.72%
Black162.85%
2+ Races111.06%

Bethany Veterans by Race

Bethany Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethany Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bethany Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bethany Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bethany Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

28.66%

Born in Bethany

64.92%

Native Born

35.08%

Foreign Born

20.54%

Non Citizen

14.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.92% of Bethany residents were born in the United States, with 28.66% having been born in Oregon. 20.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bethany Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202433,9191,4684.52%
202332,4511,4684.74%
202230,9831,7065.83%
202129,2771,2304.39%
202028,0471,5465.83%
201926,5012,1058.63%
201824,3961,2195.26%
201723,1773581.57%
201622,8194732.12%
201522,3466883.18%
201421,6582010.94%
201321,4579524.64%
201220,5056993.53%
201119,806-840-4.07%
201020,64600%

Bethany Population by Year