Bethel, Washington Population 2021

3,851
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Bethel is a city located in Washington. Bethel has a 2020 population of 3,851. Bethel is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,713 in 2010. Bethel reached it's highest population of 3,906 in 2015.

The average household income in Bethel is $88,481 with a poverty rate of 6.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,233 per month, and the median house value is $264,400. The median age in Bethel is 39.4 years, 38.5 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.5 males.

Bethel Demographics

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

  • White: 81.17%
  • Asian: 7.09%
  • Two or more races: 6.26%
  • Black or African American: 3.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.25%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.18%
The current population of Bethel, Washington is 3,851, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,787.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,713.

Bethel, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,12681.17%
Asian2737.09%
Two or More Races2416.26%
Black or African American1263.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander481.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.78%
Some Other Race70.18%
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Bethel Population by Race

Bethel Population Pyramid 2021

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Bethel Median Age

39.4


Total

38.5


Male

40.4


Female

Bethel Adults

There are 2,882 adults, (747 of whom are seniors) in Bethel.

Bethel Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethel Sex Ratio

Female

1,911

49.62%

Male

1,940

50.38%

Bethel Population by Age

Bethel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bethel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
Female87.6%12.4%
All84.8%15.2%
Non Family76.2%23.8%
Male41.3%58.7%

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bethel Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4522.6584.8
Married8043.1592.3
Non Family4321.3376.2
Female1533.2287.6
Male633.8441.3

3.04

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Bethel Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade311.15%
9th to 12th Grade682.51%
High School Graduate84731.30%
Some College84031.04%
Associates Degree35813.23%
Bachelors Degree36713.56%
Graduate Degree1957.21%
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Bethel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1282,079490
Asian23220230
Hispanic12312313
Multiple Races10510522
Black68687
Native American3026
Islander259
Other Race77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.03%.

Bethel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,970$62,242$32,660
Less Than High School$$$2,500
High School Grad$43,875$52,717$32,870
Some College$53,255$62,344$33,214
Bachelors Degree$44,450$80,278$42,650
Graduate Degree$70,000$108,500$34,500

$50,970

Average Earnings

$62,242

Average Male

$32,660

Average Female

Bethel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethel Language by Age

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Bethel Language

90.67% of Bethel residents speak only English, while 9.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.93% of the population.

Bethel Language

Bethel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,8932217.64%
Multiple241208.30%
Asian273114.03%

6.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.10%

Male Poverty Rate

8.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethel is Multiple, with 8.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethel is Asian, with 4.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.14%.

Bethel Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.25%
Some College6.59%
High School5.43%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Bethel Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.67%
Female Employed5.91%
Male Employed2.85%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bethel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,526$88,481
Families$84,706$91,146
Married Families$96,500-
Non Families$61,938$67,854
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Income by Household Type

Bethel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

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 35-44.

Bethel Marital Status by Race

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Bethel Marital Status

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720

Number of Veterans

596

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War256
Vietnam241
Second Gulf War233
Korea28
World War II

Bethel Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54200
65 to 74174
55 to 64159
75+142
18 to 3445

Bethel Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White61026.23%
Asian5221.05%
2 or More4942.24%
Hispanic4038.46%
Indian930.00%

Bethel Veterans by Race

Bethel Veterans by Education

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3.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethel Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bethel Employment by Age

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Bethel Employment by Race

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Bethel 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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45.88%

Born in Washington

90.34%

Native Born

9.66%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

8.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.34% of Bethel residents were born in the United States, with 45.88% having been born in Washington. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bethel Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,8510.00%
20203,8510.00%
20193,851641.69%
20183,7871143.10%
20173,673-91-2.42%
20163,764-142-3.64%
20153,90638310.87%
20143,523-64-1.78%
20133,587-14-0.39%
20123,6011835.35%
20113,418-295-7.95%
20103,7130.00%

Bethel Population by Year