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   (County: Bethel Census Area)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Bethel City, Alaska give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Male:

Under 5 years : 330

5 to 9 years : 198

10 to 14 years : 381

15 to 17 years : 209

18 and 19 years : 156

20 years : 86

21 years : 71

22 to 24 years : 184

25 to 29 years : 272

30 to 34 years : 255

35 to 39 years : 244

40 to 44 years : 172

45 to 49 years : 208

50 to 54 years : 201

55 to 59 years : 302

60 and 61 years : 27

62 to 64 years : 37

65 and 66 years : 48

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 24

75 to 79 years : 31

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 404

5 to 9 years : 260

10 to 14 years : 172

15 to 17 years : 169

18 and 19 years : 154

20 years : 56

21 years : 35

22 to 24 years : 150

25 to 29 years : 288

30 to 34 years : 255

35 to 39 years : 250

40 to 44 years : 87

45 to 49 years : 180

50 to 54 years : 133

55 to 59 years : 127

60 and 61 years : 61

62 to 64 years : 72

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 15

70 to 74 years : 34

75 to 79 years : 46

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,526

Multiple ancestry : 1,743

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 115


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Bethel City, Alaska)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 6,210

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 95

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 45

Not a U.S. citizen : 34


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Total:

Under 5 years : 734

5 to 17 years : 1,389

18 to 24 years : 892

25 to 34 years : 1,070

35 to 44 years : 753

45 to 54 years : 722

55 to 59 years : 429

60 and 61 years : 88

62 to 64 years : 109

65 to 74 years : 121

75 years and over : 77

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 716

5 to 17 years : 1,301

18 to 24 years : 832

25 to 34 years : 766

35 to 44 years : 399

45 to 54 years : 397

55 to 59 years : 98

60 and 61 years : 60

62 to 64 years : 40

65 to 74 years : 79

75 years and over : 77

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 18

5 to 17 years : 88

18 to 24 years : 60

25 to 34 years : 294

35 to 44 years : 279

45 to 54 years : 325

55 to 59 years : 242

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 69

65 to 74 years : 42

75 years and over : 0

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 41

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 44

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 34

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 45

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,453

Female : 2,312

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 895

Female : 550

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 54

Female : 41

Foreign born:

Male : 34

Female : 45


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence : 386

Born in other state in the United States : 1,158

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,790

Now married, except separated : 1,024

Divorced : 220

Separated : 32

Widowed : 42

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 329

Now married, except separated : 769

Divorced : 213

Separated : 46

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 85

Divorced : 10

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 11

Now married, except separated : 68

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Speak only English : 2,822

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 109

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 34

Speak English less than "very well" : 89

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 23

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 50

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 1,535

Speak English less than "very well" : 977


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Bethel City, Alaska

  • Other Groups: 3,974   (67.9%)
  • German: 358   (6.1%)
  • English: 284   (4.9%)
  • Irish: 176   (3.0%)
  • United States Or American: 128   (2.2%)
  • Swedish: 117   (2.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 114   (1.9%)
  • Italian: 94   (1.6%)
  • Norwegian: 90   (1.5%)
  • Scottish: 83   (1.4%)
  • French Canadian: 60   (1.0%)
  • Russian: 45   (0.8%)
  • Polish: 45   (0.8%)
  • Albanian: 37   (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 37   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 30   (0.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 26   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 17   (0.3%)
  • British: 17   (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 16   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 15   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 13   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 8   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 7   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 6   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 4   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 3   (0.1%)
  • European: 3   (0.1%)
  • Alsatian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Bethel City, Alaska is 6,384



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Bethel City, Alaska: 3,436
Female Population in Bethel City, Alaska: 2,948


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Bethel City, Alaska: 28.0
Median Female Resident Age in Bethel City, Alaska: 27.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alaska is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Bethel City, Alaska


White


Both sexes

41.4

Male

44.2

Female

37.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

46.5

Male

48.5

Female

36.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.1

Male

24.6

Female

25.6

Asian


Both sexes

49.1

Male

51.1

Female

46.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

21.5

Male

19.5

Female

23.3

Other


Both sexes

36.0

Male

35.5

Female

37.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.3

Male

15.8

Female

17.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.3

Male

24.8

Female

25.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.7

Male

44.6

Female

37.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Bethel City, Alaska


  • White: 1,555
  • African American: 21
  • American Indian: 3,969
  • Asian: 162
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 50
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 627



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Bethel City, Alaska citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Bethel City, Alaska

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 23   (1.48%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 11   (0.71%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 14   (0.9%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 45   (2.89%)
  • 9th Grade: 22   (1.41%)
  • 10th Grade: 28   (1.8%)
  • 11th Grade: 43   (2.76%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 53   (3.41%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 507   (32.58%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 104   (6.68%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 331   (21.27%)
  • Associate Degree: 76   (4.88%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 183   (11.76%)
  • Master's Degree: 65   (4.18%)
  • Professional School Degree: 41   (2.63%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 10   (0.64%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 36   (2.48%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 27   (1.86%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 13   (0.9%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 54   (3.72%)
  • 9th Grade: 36   (2.48%)
  • 10th Grade: 20   (1.38%)
  • 11th Grade: 27   (1.86%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 24   (1.65%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 427   (29.41%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 89   (6.13%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 210   (14.46%)
  • Associate Degree: 105   (7.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 207   (14.26%)
  • Master's Degree: 121   (8.33%)
  • Professional School Degree: 47   (3.24%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (0.62%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Bethel City, Alaska

  • Lower Kuskokwim School Dist


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 305, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 543-4810, Students: 4,139 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Bethel City, Alaska

  • Bethel Regional High School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: Po Box 700, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 543-3957, Students: 507 )

  • Kilbuck Elementary


    ( Grades: 3-6, Location: Po Box 800, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 543-4440, Students: 318 )

  • Mikelnguut Elitnaurviat


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: Po Box 900, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 543-2845, Students: 306 )

  • Ayaprun Elitnaurvik YupÆik Immersion


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: Po Box 1468, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 543-1645, Students: 177 )

  • Z. John Williams Memorial School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 6089, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 737-7212, Students: 148 )

  • Dick R Kiunya Memorial School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 5109, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 557-5126, Students: 146 )

  • Ayaprun School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box Wwt, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 237-2505, Students: 122 )

  • Joann A. Alexie Memorial School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box Att, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 553-5112, Students: 118 )

  • Qugcuun Memorial School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 6199, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 737-7214, Students: 27 )

  • Bethel Youth Facility


    ( Grades: 5-12, Location: Po Box 1989, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 543-5200, Students: 22 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Bethel City, Alaska

  • Bethel Alternative Boarding School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: Box 1949, Bethel, AK 99559, Phone: (907) 543-5610, Students: 37 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Bethel City, Alaska

  • Kuskokwim Consortium Library


    420 State Highway, Bethel, AK 99559

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Bethel City, Alaska


  • Golden Age Air Museum


    371 Airport Rd, Bethel, PA 19507
    http://www.goldenageair.org

  • Historic Bethel German Colony Inc


    Hwy 15 127 N Main St, Bethel, MO 63434

  • New England Regional Geneological Conference


    35 Chimney Dr, Bethel, CT 06801

  • Stockbridge-gaysville Historical Society


    Po Box 100, Bethel, VT 05032

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Bethel City, Alaska affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Bethel City, Alaska.

Area Features of Bethel City, Alaska


Airport


(1) Bethel Airport   (2) Bethel Seaplane Base   (3) Hangar Lake Seaplane Base  

Building


(1) Alaska State Troopers Bethel   (2) Bethel Family Clinic   (3) Bethel Fire Department   (4) Bethel Police Department   (5) Bethel Public Health Center - Southwest Region   (6) Bethel Youth Facility   (7) Kuiggayagaq Volunteer Fire Department   (8) Lifemed Alaska   (9) Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center   (10) Yukon Kuskokwim Health Oscarville Health Clinic  

Cape


(1) Graveyard Point  

Census


(1) Bethel Alaska Native Village Statistical Area   (2) Oscarville Alaska Native Village Statistical Area   (3) Oscarville Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) City Of Bethel  

Hospital


(1) Yukon Kuskokwim Health Delta Regional Hospital  

Lake


(1) Arthur Dall Lake   (2) Hangar Lake  

Locale


(1) Willie Petes  

Military


(1) Bethel Air Force Station Historical  

Populated Place


(1) Bethel   (2) Oscarville  

Post Office


(1) Bethel Post Office  

Stream


(1) Browns Slough   (2) Church Slough   (3) Kongeruk River   (4) Napaskiak Slough   (5) Steamboat Slough  

Tower


(1) Kbtb-fm Bethel   (2) Kskm-am Bethel   (3) Kykd-fm Bethel   (4) Kyuk-am Bethel   (5) Kyuk-tv Bethel  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Bethel City, Alaska

99559 (pop. 6,896)


Cities Nearby Bethel City, Alaska

Oscarville Cdp, AK  (pop. 95) 4.7 Miles
Napaskiak City, AK  (pop. 343) 5.8 Miles
Napakiak City, AK  (pop. 390) 9.3 Miles
Kwethluk City, AK  (pop. 660) 12.2 Miles
Akiachak Cdp, AK  (pop. 579) 14.5 Miles
Atmautluak Cdp, AK  (pop. 310) 17.5 Miles
Lower Kuskokwim Census Subarea, AK  (pop. 15,789) 20.2 Miles
Akiak City, AK  (pop. 289) 20.6 Miles
Nunapitchuk City, AK  (pop. 486) 23.9 Miles
Kasigluk Cdp, AK  (pop. 540) 26.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Bethel City, Alaska

907





Latitude/Longitude of Bethel City, Alaska

Lat: 60.789724 N        Long: -161.779332 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Bethel City, Alaska need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alaska

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
  Total Electric Industry 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
  Total Electric Industry 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
  Total Electric Industry 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
  Total Electric Industry 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
  Total Electric Industry 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
  Total Electric Industry 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
  Total Electric Industry 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
  Total Electric Industry 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
  Total Electric Industry 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
  Total Electric Industry 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
  Total Electric Industry 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
  Total Electric Industry 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84
  Total Electric Industry 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Bethel City, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 7   (0.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 24   (1.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 19   (0.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 50   (2.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 120   (5.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 171   (7.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 648   (28.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 552   (24.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 202   (8.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 149   (6.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 84   (3.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 26   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 113   (5.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 116   (5.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,112

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 624

In 3-person carpool : 18

In 4-person carpool : 32

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 290

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 42

Walked : 459

Other means : 136

Worked at home : 118


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 217

5 to 9 minutes : 1,492

10 to 14 minutes : 706

15 to 19 minutes : 205

20 to 24 minutes : 62

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 21

35 to 39 minutes : 10

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Bethel City, Alaska)

With Social Security income : 136

No Social Security income : 1,577


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Bethel City, Alaska)

With retirement income : 179

No retirement income : 1,534


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 39

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 64

$35,000 to $39,999 : 53

$40,000 to $44,999 : 42

$45,000 to $49,999 : 19

$50,000 to $59,999 : 58

$60,000 to $74,999 : 155

$75,000 to $99,999 : 241

$100,000 to $124,999 : 163

$125,000 to $149,999 : 129

$150,000 to $199,999 : 124

$200,000 or more : 104


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $95,673


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Bethel City, Alaska

  • KYUK (640 AM; 10.0 kW; Atmautluak, AK; Owner: Bethel Broadcasting, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Bethel City, Alaska

  • KYKD (100.1 FM; Atmautluak, AK; Owner: Voice For Christ Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Atmautluak, AK; Owner: Bethel Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Atmautluak, AK; Owner: New Life Tabernacle Homer Ak)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Bethel, AK; Owner: Bethel Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Atmautluak, AK; Owner: New Life Tabernacle Homer Ak)
  • KHKY (92.7 FM; Akiachak, AK; Owner: Yupiit School District)
  • NEW (98.3 FM; Atmautluak, AK; Owner: Idaho Wireless Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Bethel City, Alaska

  • KYUK-TV (Channel 4; Atmautluak, AK; Owner: Bethel Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Bethel City, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 373  (29.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 174  (13.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 171  (13.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 293  (22.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 598  (51.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 184  (15.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 353  (30.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Bethel City, Alaska


(updated 2008)



Banks In Bethel City, Alaska

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

First National Bank Alaska - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 30

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Bethel City, Alaska

  • Bethel Airport


    (about 1.8 miles in Atmautluak, Alaska; Airport Code: BET)

  • Napaskiak Airport


    (about 5.5 miles in Napakiak, Alaska; Airport Code: PKA)

  • Kwethluk Airport


    (about 11.6 miles in Kwethluk, Alaska; Airport Code: KWT)

  • Napakiak Airport


    (about 13.0 miles in Napakiak, Alaska; Airport Code: WNA)

  • Akiachak Airport


    (about 14.5 miles in Akiachak, Alaska; Airport Code: KKI)

  • Atmautluak Airport


    (about 17.4 miles in Nunapitchuk, Alaska; Airport Code: ATT)

  • Akiak Airport


    (about 20.4 miles in Akiak, Alaska; Airport Code: AKI)

  • Nunapitchuk Airport


    (about 24.2 miles in Nunapitchuk, Alaska; Airport Code: NUP)

  • Kasigluk Airport


    (about 25.7 miles in Kasigluk, Alaska; Airport Code: KUK)

  • Tuluksak Airport


    (about 34.7 miles in Bethel, Alaska; Airport Code: TLT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Bethel City, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

36.73%

Carpooled

27.86%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

12.60%

Motorcycle

0.13%

Bicycle

1.06%

Walked

16.54%

Other Means

1.82%

Worked At Home

3.27%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Bethel City, Alaska, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 785

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 237

Female householder, no husband present : 197

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 382

Householder not living alone : 112


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 112

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 69

All other households : 1,532


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 445

Renter-occupied housing units : 340

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 154

Renter-occupied housing units : 83

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 83

Renter-occupied housing units : 114

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 108

Renter-occupied housing units : 386


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 41

$10,000 to $14,999 : 33

$15,000 to $19,999 : 48

$20,000 to $24,999 : 51

$25,000 to $29,999 : 23

$30,000 to $34,999 : 48

$35,000 to $39,999 : 82

$40,000 to $44,999 : 75

$45,000 to $49,999 : 28

$50,000 to $59,999 : 110

$60,000 to $74,999 : 170

$75,000 to $99,999 : 387

$100,000 to $124,999 : 186

$125,000 to $149,999 : 138

$150,000 to $199,999 : 140

$200,000 or more : 153


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Total : 2,154


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Occupied : 1,713

Vacant : 441


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 101

Built 1990 to 1999 : 406

Built 1980 to 1989 : 877

Built 1970 to 1979 : 584

Built 1960 to 1969 : 122

Built 1950 to 1959 : 10

Built 1940 to 1949 : 27

Built 1939 or earlier : 27


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Utility gas : 26

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 63

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 1,558

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 66

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 54

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 16

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 29

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 49

$125,000 to $149,999 : 52

$150,000 to $174,999 : 78

$175,000 to $199,999 : 49

$200,000 to $249,999 : 255

$250,000 to $299,999 : 89

$300,000 to $399,999 : 51

$400,000 to $499,999 : 24

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 40

Home equity loan only : 45

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 389

Housing units without a mortgage : 316


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Bethel City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $244,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $164,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $202,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $207,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $263,600

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $86,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Bethel City, Alaska: 66.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Bethel City, Alaska

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 50.16%
  • Juvenile facilities : 7.17%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 8.41%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 34.27%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Bethel City, AK): $57,321
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Bethel City): $142,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Bethel City): $931
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Bethel City, Alaska

Utility Gas: 1.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.4%
Electricity: 5.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 87.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.2%
Wood: 0.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.5%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Bethel City, Alaska are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Bethel City, Alaska

Hospitals Close To Bethel City, Alaska

Yukon Kuskokwim Delta Reg Hospital


     Address: Po Box 287, Bethel, Alaska 99559
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Nursing Homes Close To Bethel City, Alaska



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Bethel City, Alaska

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 1,964 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Bethel City, Alaska

    Retired Workers: 250
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 70
    Spouses Workers: 50
    Children Workers: 175


(updated 2007)





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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Bethel City, Alaska citizens.

Relocation to Bethel Census Area, AK

6.00 % of Bethel Census Area tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,351

Alaska Average 9.33 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Bethel Census Area, AK (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 1.58 % ($27,013 AGI )
  • Wade Hampton Census , AK 0.49 % ($19,167 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 0.22 % ($25,000 AGI )

Relocation away from Bethel Census Area, AK

7.43 % of Bethel Census Area tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $42,804

Alaska Average 9.43 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Bethel Census Area, AK (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 2.34 % ($37,402 AGI )
  • Matanuska Susitna Bo , AK 0.72 % ($38,333 AGI )
  • Wade Hampton Census , AK 0.46 % ($27,783 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alaska

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alaska

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Bethel City, Alaska is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Bethel City, Alaska directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Bethel City, Alaska

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 2 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 17 16 32 31 0 15 30 16 16 0
Rape 2 10 0 0 0 6 15 5 8 14 14 14 10
    per 100,000 36 178 0 0 0 95 231 76 122 210 226 222 155
Robbery 1 9 7 8 4 4 0 4 3 6 3 2 2
    per 100,000 18 160 118 132 65 63 0 61 46 90 48 32 31
Assault 11 68 61 56 38 49 44 41 40 41 45 32 44
    per 100,000 199 1,210 1,025 927 615 775 678 625 608 615 727 508 681
Burglary 39 44 44 29 41 44 25 45 50 44 35 39 26
    per 100,000 704 783 740 480 663 696 385 686 759 660 566 620 402
Larceny Theft 95 89 75 87 49 28 63 33 43 73 39 58 78
    per 100,000 1,715 1,584 1,261 1,439 792 443 971 503 653 1,095 630 922 1,207
Vehicle Theft 70 81 141 82 45 27 19 16 68 32 31 38 45
    per 100,000 1,264 1,442 2,370 1,357 728 427 293 244 1,033 480 501 604 696
Arson 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 3 7 2 4 17
    per 100,000 18 36 34 17 16 16 31 31 46 105 32 64 263
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
4 22 17 16 11 15 15 13 13 16 16 12 14
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
51 54 66 50 34 25 27 24 41 39 27 35 42
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
27 38 41 33 22 20 21 18 27 27 21 24 28


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Alaska

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2,873 4,219 3,032 5,300 1,885 1,842 2,779 2,000 2,140 2,165


(updated 2014)



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