Goodnews Bay Bethel Census Area, Alaska

Goodnews Bay: City in Alaska, USA

About

Goodnews Bay 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 243 and a population density of 25 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 277 inhabitants.

The city was created 52 years ago in 1970.

Goodnews Bay Quick Facts

Population : 277 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Bethel Census Area
Postal code : 99589
Phone Area Codes : 99589
Area : 9.65 km2
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 26 feet / 8 meters
Establishment : July 07, 1970 (52 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Anchorage
Local time : 06:11:10 (6th October 2022)
Density : 29 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.27% (2010-2020)

Geography

Goodnews Bay is located at 59°7'8"N 161°35'15"W (59.1188900, -161.5875000).

Goodnews Bay map

Demographics

The population of Goodnews Bay increased by 12.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 243 - census
2011 248 2.02% estimation process
2012 250 0.8% estimation process
2013 265 5.66% estimation process
2014 266 0.38% estimation process
2015 266 0% estimation process
2016 272 2.21% estimation process
2017 273 0.37% estimation process
2018 274 0.36% estimation process
2019 277 1.08% estimation process
2020 277 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 87,891
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 86,266
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 89,142
April 1, 2010 Population : 86,209
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.2%
People over 65 (%) : 14.7%
Female persons, % : 50.9%
White only, percent : 64.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 9.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.2%
Asians alone % : 6.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 19.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 59.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 5,136
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 12.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 50.6%

Goodnews Bay zip code is 99589. County name: Bethel, County fips: 02050

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 50.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $121,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,018
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $378
2015-2019 median gross rent : $685
2015-2019 Households : 35,908
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 16.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 232,100
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,146,503
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,983,268
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,767,628
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,215
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $41,724
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,487
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 7,993
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,326
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,404
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,357
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,987
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 859
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,295
2010 population per square mile : 1,391.2
2010 land area in square miles : 61.97

Post offices near Goodnews Bay

Post Office Name City ZIP
Goodnews Bay Post Office Goodnews Bay (AK) 99589

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