Bethel Information

Bethel Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Bethel, AK

General Bethel Information

State: Alaska

County: Bethel County

Close cities: Kwethluk, AK, Napakiak, AK, Akiachak, AK, Akiak, AK, Napaskiak, AK, Kasigluk, AK, Nunapitchuk, AK, Atmautluak, AK, Oscarville, AK

Bethel Population (census data)
Total 6,431 (+16.0% since 2000)
Male 3,374 (52.5%)
Female 3,057 (47.5%)

Population Density: 147 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 96.2 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 43.8 square miles

Median Household Income: $71,182

Zip Codes: 99559, 99679, 99690, 99680, and 99637.

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Bethel Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • American Indian (68.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (26.2%)
  • Two or more races (6.9%)
  • Korean (2.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (6.5%)
  • English (5.2%)
  • Irish (3.2%)
  • United States (2.3%)
  • Swedish (2.1%)
  • French (2.1%)
Foriegn Born: 202 people (3.1%)
  • Asia (61.1%)
  • Europe (27.8%)
  • Latin America (11.1%)

Local Bethel Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Seattle Mariners, San Francisco Giants
NFL Football: San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks
NBA Basketball: Portland Trail Blazers,
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks
NCAA Sports: University of Washington, St.

Bethel School Information

High Schools
Bethel Regional High School (1006 Ron Edwards Way, Bethel, AK, 99559 - Lower Kuskokwim School District District)
Elementary Schools
Kilbuck Elementary (P. O. Box 800, Bethel, AK, 99559 - Lower Kuskokwim School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Ayaprun Elitnaurvik Yup'ik Immersion (1010 Fourth Avenue, Bethel, AK, 99559 - Lower Kuskokwim School District District)
Bethel Alternative Boarding School (Box 1949, Bethel, AK, 99559 - Lower Kuskokwim School District District)
Bethel Youth Facility (P. O. Box 1989, Bethel, AK, 99559 - Lower Kuskokwim School District District)
Mikelnguut Elitnaurviat (P. O. Box 900, Bethel, AK, 99559 - Lower Kuskokwim School District District)

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