Bethel, Washington Population 2020

3,787

Bethel is a city located in Washington. Bethel has a 2020 population of 3,787. Bethel is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.99% 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 $88,020 with a poverty rate of 5.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,125 per month, and the median house value is $236,800. The median age in Bethel is 40.5 years, 40.1 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.4 males.

Bethel Demographics

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

  • White: 82.78%
  • Two or more races: 5.86%
  • Asian: 4.86%
  • Black or African American: 4.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Other race: 0.16%
The current population of Bethel, Washington is 3,787, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,13582.78%
Two or More Races2225.86%
Asian1844.86%
Black or African American1724.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander491.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.50%
Some Other Race60.16%

Bethel Population Pyramid 2020

Bethel Median Age

40.5


Total

40.1


Male

40.9


Female

Bethel Adults

There are 2,847 adults, (685 of whom are seniors) in Bethel.

Bethel Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethel Sex Ratio

Female

1,871

49.41%

Male

1,916

50.59%

Bethel Households and Families

Bethel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bethel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
Female86.2%13.8%
All84.2%15.8%
Non Family77.6%22.4%
Male50%50%

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3952.7184.2
Married8053.1590.3
Non Family3981.3677.6
Female1163.4186.2
Male764.0450

3.08

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bethel Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade210.79%
9th to 12th Grade933.48%
High School Graduate84031.41%
Some College82630.89%
Associates Degree34412.86%
Bachelors Degree33412.49%
Graduate Degree2168.08%

Bethel Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1902,113492
Asian1391216
Hispanic11311311
Multiple Races10410417
Black909024
Islander259
Native American1916
Other Race66

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 black people with a rate of 26.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,667$61,836$32,292
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$36,964$53,594$32,589
Some College$53,587$62,019$32,969
Bachelors Degree$41,818$$
Graduate Degree$80,875$93,906$60,938

$51,667

Average Earnings

$61,836

Average Male

$32,292

Average Female

Bethel Language

Bethel Language by Age

Bethel Language

93.07% of Bethel residents speak only English, while 6.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.56% of the population.

Bethel Poverty

Bethel Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,9171996.82%
Multiple222167.21%
Asian184105.43%

5.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.75%

Male Poverty Rate

6.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethel is Multiple, with 7.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethel is Asian, with 5.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.05%
High School7.50%
Some College5.56%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.89%
Female Employed3.14%
Male Employed2.96%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bethel Income

Bethel Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$78,125$88,020
Families$83,819$95,242
Married Families$96,771-
Non Families$59,688$59,714

Bethel Marital Status

Bethel Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethel Married by Age and Sex

Bethel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bethel Marital Status by Race

Bethel Veterans

670

Number of Veterans

547

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War260
Second Gulf War234
Vietnam205
Korea22
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54219
65 to 74176
55 to 64135
75+101
18 to 3439
Name Veterans % of Total
White57824.32%
2 or More4942.98%
Hispanic4136.28%
Asian2012.82%
Black1417.50%
Indian947.37%

$Bethel Veterans by Education

4.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethel Employment Status

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bethel Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

48.01%

Born in Washington

92.55%

Native Born

7.45%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.55% of Bethel residents were born in the United States, with 48.01% having been born in Washington. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,7870.00%
20193,7870.00%
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%