Bethel Island, California Population 2022

2,129
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Bethel Island is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 2,129, it is the 852nd largest city in California and the 10616th largest city in the United States. Bethel Island is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -0.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,131 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Bethel Island has a population density of 405 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bethel Island is $60,609 with a poverty rate of 23.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,203 per month, and the median house value is $323,700. The median age in Bethel Island is 45.5 years, 40 years for males, and 51.5 years for females.

Bethel Island Demographics

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

  • White: 76.08%
  • Other race: 14.14%
  • Two or more races: 4.22%
  • Asian: 3.37%
  • Black or African American: 2.18%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bethel Island, California is 2,129 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,131.

Bethel Island, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Bethel Island Population by Race

Bethel Island Population Pyramid 2022

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Bethel Island Median Age

42


Total

36.7


Male

53.3


Female

Bethel Island Adults

There are 1,702 adults, (479 of whom are seniors) in Bethel Island.

Bethel Island Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethel Island Sex Ratio

Female

1,029

51.07%

Male

986

48.93%

Bethel Island Population by Age

Bethel Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bethel Island Household Types

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bethel Island Households and Families

3.46

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Bethel Island Households by Type

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Bethel Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethel Island Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 54.55%.

Bethel Island Educational Attainment by Race

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$52,700

Average Earnings

$40,385

Average Male

$54,350

Average Female

Bethel Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethel Island Language by Age

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Bethel Island Language

81.67% of Bethel Island residents speak only English, while 18.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.33% of the population.

Bethel Island Language

Bethel Island Poverty by Race

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23.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.07%

Male Poverty Rate

28.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethel Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethel Island is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethel Island is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.96%.

Bethel Island Poverty

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Bethel Island Poverty Rate by Education

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Bethel Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethel Island Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Bethel Island Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethel Island Married by Age and Sex

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Bethel Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bethel Island Marital Status by Race

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Bethel Island Marital Status

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136

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Bethel Island Veterans by War

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Bethel Island Veterans by Age

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Bethel Island Veterans by Race

Bethel Island Veterans by Education

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19.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethel Island Veterans by Education

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46.3%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bethel Island Employment by Age

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Bethel Island Employment by Race

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Bethel Island 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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67.94%

Born in Bethel Island

91.02%

Native Born

8.98%

Foreign Born

4.86%

Non Citizen

4.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.02% of Bethel Island residents were born in the United States, with 67.94% having been born in California. 4.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bethel Island Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Bethel Island Population by Year