Bethel, Washington Population 2024

4,258

Bethel is a city located in Kitsap County Washington. Bethel has a 2024 population of 4,258. Bethel is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually and its population has increased by 1.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,182 in 2020.

The average household income in Bethel is $102,300 with a poverty rate of 7.8%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bethel is 42.1 years, 42.3 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Bethel Demographics

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

  • White: 77.35%
  • Two or more races: 10.95%
  • Asian: 7.7%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Other race: 0.28%
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,346.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.82% (76)
The current population of Bethel, Washington is 4,258 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,182.

Bethel, Washington Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,26477.35%
Two or more races46210.95%
Asian3257.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1162.75%
Black or African American230.55%
Native American180.43%
Other race120.28%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Bethel Population by Race

Bethel Population Pyramid 2024

Bethel Median Age

42.1

Total

42.3

Male

41.2

Female

Bethel Adults

There are 3,418 adults, (818 of whom are seniors) in Bethel.

Bethel Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethel Sex Ratio

Female2,09349.6%
Male2,12750.4%

Bethel Population by Age

Bethel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5722.6890.89.2
Married1,0003.1487.812.2
Non Family3391.19955
Female1452.8395.94.1
Male882.941000

2.99

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

90.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bethel Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade451.43%
9th to 12th Grade1424.52%
High School Graduate85027.07%
Some College1,03332.9%
Associates Degree37411.91%
Bachelors Degree47915.25%
Graduate Degree2176.91%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bethel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethel Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,4092,276529
Asian308302108
2+ Races29627348
Hispanic80451
Islander38300
Black232310
Native American15100
Other Race1200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 43.48%.

Bethel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$53,281$64,046$36,538
Less Than 9th Grade$71,563$72,292$0
High School Graduate$51,140$50,588$59,583
Some College$47,425$63,240$24,744
Bachelors Degree$79,375$101,719$38,500
Graduate Degree$92,969$0$0

$53,281

Average Earnings

$64,046

Average Male

$36,538

Average Female

Bethel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethel Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bethel Language

92.13% of Bethel residents speak only English, while 7.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.22% of the population.

Bethel Language

Bethel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,1852758.63%
Islander1165446.55%

7.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.83%

Male Poverty Rate

9.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethel is Islander, with 46.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethel is White, with 8.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.61%.

Bethel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.71%
Some College6.04%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%
Less Than 9th Grade0.53%

Bethel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.97%
Female Unemployed5.7%
Male Employed3.2%
Male Unemployed0%

Bethel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethel Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$80,897$102,300
Families$80,865$93,283
Married Families$80,926$-999,999,999
Non Families$63,116$108,339

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bethel Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethel Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bethel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

705

Number of Veterans

603

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam352
First Gulf War188
Second Gulf War154
Korea40
World War II0

Bethel Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74262
35 to 54162
75+137
55 to 64134
18 to 3410

Bethel Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White59021.81%
Asian5317.21%
2+ Races5117.59%
Native American1161.11%

Bethel Veterans by Race

Bethel Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

13.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bethel Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bethel Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bethel Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

42.61%

Born in Bethel

90.5%

Native Born

9.5%

Foreign Born

3.32%

Non Citizen

6.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.5% of Bethel residents were born in the United States, with 42.61% having been born in Washington. 3.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bethel Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,258190.45%
20234,239190.45%
20224,2201644.04%
20214,056-126-3.01%
20204,1823318.6%
20193,851641.69%
20183,7871143.1%
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%
20103,71300%

Bethel Population by Year