Bethpage, New York Population 2024

16,589

Bethpage is a city located in Nassau County and Suffolk County New York. Bethpage has a 2024 population of 16,589. Bethpage is currently declining at a rate of -2.04% annually and its population has decreased by -7.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,012 in 2020.

The average household income in Bethpage is $164,319 with a poverty rate of 4.13%. The median age in Bethpage is 47.8 years: 47.2 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Bethpage Demographics

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

  • White: 78.97%
  • Asian: 12.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.68%
  • Other race: 3.03%
  • Native American: 1.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,639.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.9% (-1,423)
The current population of Bethpage, New York is 16,589 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,012.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,64678.97%
Asian2,22812.89%
Two or more races6363.68%
Other race5233.03%
Native American1951.13%
Black or African American530.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bethpage Population by Race

Bethpage Population Pyramid 2024

Bethpage Median Age

47.8

Total

47.2

Male

48.4

Female

Bethpage Adults

There are 13,902 adults, (4,092 of whom are seniors) in Bethpage.

Bethpage Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethpage Sex Ratio

Female8,74750.62%
Male8,53449.38%

Bethpage Population by Age

Bethpage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,9942.8893.86.2
Married4,0033.3996.93.1
Non Family1,3341.1991.48.6
Female5273.1283.516.5
Male1303.3866.233.8

3.34

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

93.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bethpage Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3442.74%
Associates Degree1,1649.26%
Bachelors Degree3,21625.58%
Graduate Degree2,31818.43%
High School Graduate2,98223.72%
Less Than 9th Grade3953.14%
Some College2,15517.14%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bethpage Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethpage Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,8939,3804,009
Asian1,3671,289930
Hispanic1,057923384
2+ Races420338209
Other Race304279113
Native American14414493
Black35130

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.03%.

Bethpage Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$90,089$109,792$62,625
Graduate Degree$103,886$121,767$88,710
High School Graduate$41,985$47,267$29,773
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$73,081$90,670$55,341
Some College$67,576$77,656$52,222

$73,081

Average Earnings

$90,670

Average Male

$55,341

Average Female

Bethpage Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethpage Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bethpage Language

76.54% of Bethpage residents speak only English, while 23.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 14.09% of the population.

Bethpage Language

Bethpage Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,9393893.01%
Asian2,22825611.49%
Hispanic1,723543.13%
Multiple636396.13%
Black532037.74%
Other523101.91%

4.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.26%

Male Poverty Rate

3.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethpage

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethpage is Black, with 37.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethpage is Other, with 1.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.06%.

Bethpage Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.41%
Less Than 9th Grade5.41%
Some College3.4%
Bachelors or Greater1.9%

Bethpage Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Unemployed27.45%
Male Employed3.85%
Female Employed0.49%

Bethpage Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethpage Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$150,802$189,315
Households$128,428$164,319
Married Families$167,684$-999,999,999
Non Families$53,362$75,344

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bethpage Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethpage Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bethpage Marriage

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

Bethpage Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bethpage Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

622

Number of Veterans

604

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam220
Second Gulf War96
Korea94
First Gulf War47
World War II18

Bethpage Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+309
65 to 74158
35 to 54135
18 to 3420
55 to 640

Bethpage Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5705.08%
Hispanic484%
Other Race4112.35%
Asian110.67%

Bethpage Veterans by Race

Bethpage Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethpage Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Bethpage Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bethpage Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bethpage 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

77.32%

Born in Bethpage

83.45%

Native Born

16.55%

Foreign Born

4.29%

Non Citizen

12.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.45% of Bethpage residents were born in the United States, with 77.32% having been born in New York. 4.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bethpage Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202416,589-346-2.04%
202316,935-346-2%
202217,281-346-1.96%
202117,627-385-2.14%
202018,0123852.18%
201917,6274122.39%
201817,2151991.17%
201717,0168195.06%
201616,197-118-0.72%
201516,315-22-0.13%
201416,337-287-1.73%
201316,624-7-0.04%
201216,631280.17%
201116,6031741.06%
201016,42900%

Bethpage Population by Year