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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bethel Islandwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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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.