Bethel Bethel Census Area, Alaska

Bethel: City in Alaska, USA

Bethel locator map
Location of Bethel on Alaska map.

About

Bethel is a city located in the county of Bethel Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,080 and a population density of 48 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,658 inhabitants.

The city was created 64 years ago in 1957.

Bethel Alaska aerial view image
Bethel Alaska aerial view
Bethel Alaska aerial view image

Geography

Bethel is located at 60°47'32"N 161°45'21"W (60.7922200, -161.7558300).

Bethel map

Bethel Quick Facts

Population : 6,658 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Bethel Census Area
Postal code : 99559
Phone Area Codes : 907
Area : 126.15 km2
Altitude : 3 feet / 1 meters
Establishment : August 08, 1957 (64 years ago)
Time Zone : Alaska Time Zone
Local time : 10:36:09 (19th October 2021)
Density : 53 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.68% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Bethel increased by 8.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,080 - census
2011 6,236 2.5% estimation process
2012 6,301 1.03% estimation process
2013 6,372 1.11% estimation process
2014 6,398 0.41% estimation process
2015 6,392 -0.09% estimation process
2016 6,438 0.71% estimation process
2017 6,433 -0.08% estimation process
2018 6,523 1.38% estimation process
2019 6,586 0.96% estimation process
2020 6,658 1.08% estimation process

Bethel zip code is 99559. County name: Bethel, County fips: 02050

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People born in Bethel (6)

People born in Bethel, including Canadian physicist Don Page, politician Lyman Hoffman, actor and anthropologist Oscar Kawagley, you can see a list of people who born in Bethel.

Post offices near Bethel

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bethel Post Office Bethel (AK) 99559

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  • Bethel , Pennsylvania census-designated place in Berks County, Pennsylvania with a population of 5,293 people.
  • Bethel , New York town in Sullivan County, New York, USA with a population of 4,159 people.
  • Bethel , Maine town in Oxford County, Maine, USA with a population of 2,749 people.
  • Bethel , Vermont census-designated place (CDP) that comprises the central village of the town of Bethel, Windsor County, Vermont, United States with a population of 1,939 people.
  • Bethel , North Carolina town in Pitt County, North Carolina, USA with a population of 1,620 people.
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  • Bethel , Michigan township in Branch County, Michigan with a population of 1,423 people.
  • Bethel , Minnesota city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 503 people.
  • Bethel , Ohio village in Clermont County, Ohio, USA with a population of 323 people.
  • Bethel , Indiana unincorporated community in Wayne County, Indiana with a population of 304 people.
  • Bethel , Illinois former settlement in Illinois, United States with a population of 295 people.
  • Bethel , Delaware town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA with a population of 211 people.
  • Bethel , Missouri human settlement in Shelby County, Missouri, United States of America with a population of 112 people.

Other cities in Bethel Census Area

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bethel Census Area , AK.

City Name Population Title
Kwethluk 761 City in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States
Quinhagak 706 City in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States
Nunapitchuk 530 City in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States
Chefornak 466 City in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States
Napaskiak 402 City in Alaska
Napakiak 370 City in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States
Nightmute 316 City in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States
Eek 314 City in Alaska, United States
Lower Kalskag 314 City in Alaska, United States
Goodnews Bay 277 City in Alaska, USA
Upper Kalskag 235 City in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States
Mekoryuk 205 City in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States
Chuathbaluk 126 City in Alaska
Platinum 67 City in Alaska

Distance to Other Cities

Bethel distances to largest Alaska cities