Bethel is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,609, it is the 279th largest city in North Carolina and the 8452nd largest city in the United States. Bethel is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 2.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,577 in 2010. Bethel reached it's highest population of 1,611 in 2014. Spanning over 1 miles, Bethel has a population density of 1,517 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bethel is $58,849 with a poverty rate of 21.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $620 per month, and the median house value is $84,900. The median age in Bethel is 50 years, 48 years for males, and 52.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.8 males.