Bethel, New York Population 2020

4,212
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Bethel is a city located in New York. Bethel has a 2020 population of 4,212. Bethel is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually but its population has decreased by -0.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,254 in 2010. Bethel reached it's highest population of 4,254 in 2010.

The average household income in Bethel is $78,420 with a poverty rate of 12.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $685 per month, and the median house value is $204,800. The median age in Bethel is 45.1 years, 44.8 years for males, and 45.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 124.7 males.

Bethel Demographics

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

  • White: 95.91%
  • Black or African American: 1.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bethel, New York is 4,212, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,150.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,254.

Bethel, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,96795.91%
Black or African American641.55%
Two or More Races390.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.60%
Some Other Race240.58%
Asian170.41%
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Bethel Population Pyramid 2020

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Bethel Median Age

45.1


Total

44.8


Male

45.9


Female

Bethel Adults

There are 3,405 adults, (829 of whom are seniors) in Bethel.

Bethel Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethel Sex Ratio

Female

1,841

44.51%

Male

2,295

55.49%

Bethel Households and Families

Bethel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bethel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female88.6%11.4%
Married83.5%16.5%
All73.3%26.7%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Male56%44%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6782.3373.3
Married8252.7283.5
Non Family5881.3858.5
Female1493.2888.6
Male1163.2256

2.78

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

11.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bethel Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1896.13%
9th to 12th Grade2929.47%
High School Graduate1,02233.13%
Some College54617.70%
Associates Degree33910.99%
Bachelors Degree50016.21%
Graduate Degree1976.39%
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Bethel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8362,440675
Hispanic1491025
Black4942
Multiple Races2721
Native American25
Asian171717
Other Race1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,496$41,829$33,205
Less Than High School$20,461$21,842$
High School Grad$34,583$60,795$27,368
Some College$41,526$42,412$36,793
Bachelors Degree$38,304$39,107$
Graduate Degree$90,000$96,250$82,321

$38,496

Average Earnings

$41,829

Average Male

$33,205

Average Female

Bethel Language

Bethel Language by Age

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Bethel Language

92.79% of Bethel residents speak only English, while 7.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.66% of the population.

Bethel Poverty

Bethel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,6203369.28%
Hispanic34214442.11%
Black534381.13%
Multiple391333.33%
Other241041.67%

12.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.82%

Male Poverty Rate

12.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethel is Black, with 81.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethel is White, with 9.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.83%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.01%
High School12.52%
Some College7.12%
Bachelors or Greater6.60%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.57%
Male Employed1.21%
Female Employed0.12%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bethel Income

Bethel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,745$78,420
Families$69,450$87,719
Married Families$81,131-
Non Families$37,197$55,429
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Bethel Marital Status

Bethel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethel Married by Age and Sex

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Bethel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bethel Marital Status by Race

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Bethel Veterans

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283

Number of Veterans

283

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam101
Second Gulf War59
Korea15
World War II
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+100
65 to 7476
55 to 6448
35 to 5436
18 to 3423
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2838.71%
Hispanic41.83%

Bethel Veterans by Education

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5.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethel Employment Status

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54%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,212310.74%
20194,181310.75%
20184,150310.75%
20174,1190.00%
20164,11940.10%
20154,115-47-1.13%
20144,162-64-1.51%
20134,22630.07%
20124,223-8-0.19%
20114,231-23-0.54%
20104,2540.00%