Population density (sq mi)143191
Median age29.233.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1863%48%43%
Speak English57%84%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Bethel is 14227% higher than Alaska
  • The median age in Bethel is 13% lower than Alaska
  • In Bethel 25.03% of the population is White
  • In Bethel 2.03% of the population is Black
  • In Bethel 2.07% of the population is Asian

Compare Bethel, AK Demographics


      Bethel population breakdown by race

      American Indian60.19%14.06%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.99%1.20%0.18%
      Mixed race8.56%8.46%3.06%
      Other race1.13%1.34%4.75%
      In Bethel, 4.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Bethel age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Bethel, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).