The City of Bethel is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bethel (CA) Borough at latitude 60.793 and longitude -161.7935. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 3 feet.
The formal official name is the City of Bethel, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bethel, Alaska.
The P1 Census Class Code for Bethel indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The formal boundaries for the City of Bethel (see map below) encompass a land area of 43.18 sq. miles and a water area of 5.52 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bethel: Mamterilleq, Mamtrelich, Mumtreekhlagamute, Mumtrekhlagamute, Mumtrekkhlogamute, Mumtrelega, Mumtrelegamut, Uuyarmiut.
|Population in Households||5,882|
|Population in Familes||4,692|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||347|
|Average Household Size||3.03|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||2,416 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||846 (35.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,096 (45.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||474 (19.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$274,675|
|Average Home Value||$319,415|
|Median Household Income||$87,053|
|Average Household Income||$95,110|
|Per Capita Income||$30,268|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.66%|
|Per Capita Income||2.15%|
The table below compares Bethel to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 20||95th|
|Population Density1||# 54||85th|
|Diversity Index2||# 82||77th|
|Median Household Income||# 16||96th|
|Per Capita Income||# 92||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.