Bethel Census Area , Alaska

Bethel Census Area: Census area in Alaska, United States

Bethel Census Area locator map
Location of Bethel Census Area on Alaska map.

About

Bethel Census Area is a county located in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,013. After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 18,437 inhabitants. The county was created 41 years ago in 1979.

St. Sergius Chapel  Chuathbaluk  Alaska image
St. Sergius Chapel Chuathbaluk Alaska
St. Sergius Chapel  Chuathbaluk  Alaska image

Geography

Bethel Census Area is located at 60°45'2"N 160°30'2"W (60.7505600, -160.5005600). It has 6 neighbors: Dillingham Census Area, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Lake and Peninsula Borough, Matanuska Susitna Borough, Kusilvak Census Area and Yukon Koyukuk Census Area.

Bethel Census Area map

Bethel Census Area Quick Facts

Population : 18,437 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
Area : 45504 km2
Water as percent of area : 10.8%
Land as percent of area : 89.2%
Named for : Bethel
Altitude : 197 feet / 60 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1980
Time Zone : America/Anchorage
Local time : 06:33:45 (26th October 2021)
Population growth : 7.72% (2010-2020)

Bethel Census Area has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Bethel Census Area increased by 7.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,013 - census
2011 17,418 2.33% estimation process
2012 17,655 1.34% estimation process
2013 17,855 1.12% estimation process
2014 17,960 0.58% estimation process
2015 17,970 0.06% estimation process
2016 18,018 0.27% estimation process
2017 18,102 0.46% estimation process
2018 18,267 0.9% estimation process
2019 18,493 1.22% estimation process
2020 18,437 -0.3% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (1)

Bethel Census Area Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Bethel 6,658 City in Alaska, USA
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

Alaska Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Anchorage 294,356 City in Alaska, United States
Anchorage Municipality 287,095 City in Alaska, United States
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 110,213 Borough in Alaska, United States
Fairbanks North Star Borough 95,651 Borough in Alaska, United States
Kenai Peninsula Borough 59,414 Borough in Alaska, United States
City of Fairbanks 32,751 City in Alaska, USA
Juneau 31,974 City in and state capital of Alaska, United States
Juneau City and Borough 31,849 City in and state capital of Alaska, United States
Fairbanks 30,696 City in Alaska, USA
Eagle River 24,793 Community in Alaska, USA
Badger 19,482 Census-designated place in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 13,747 Borough in Alaska, United States
Kodiak Island Borough 12,992 Borough in Alaska, United States
College 12,964 Census-designated place in Alaska, United States
Wasilla 11,099 City in Alaska, USA
Nome Census Area 9,909 Census area in Alaska, United States