Bethel is a city located in Bethel County, Alaska. With a 2020 population of 6,469, it is the 9th largest city in Alaska and the 4119th largest city in the United States. Bethel is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually but its population has increased by 6.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,080 in 2010. Bethel reached it's highest population of 6,493 in 2018. Spanning over 50 miles, Bethel has a population density of 145 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bethel is $99,450 with a poverty rate of 13.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,503 per month, and the median house value is $265,700. The median age in Bethel is 28.8 years, 28.3 years for males, and 29.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.4 males.