Bethel, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bethel, Washington - Basic Facts

The Bethel Census Designated Place had a population of 3,790 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bethel is located at latitude 47.4874 and longitude -122.6176 in Kitsap County. The formal boundaries for the Bethel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kitsap County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 315 feet.

The Bethel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584946) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Bethel Census Designated Place is located within Port Orchard Division of Kitsap County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bethel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bethel, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,790
Population in Households 3,785
Population in Familes 3,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,190
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 1,434
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,057
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,512 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,173 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $273,828
Average Home Value $307,722


Median Household Income $71,715
Average Household Income $78,498
Per Capita Income $29,576
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.44%
Households 0.55% 0.52%
Families 0.46% 0.52%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bethel, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethel to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 222 65th
Population Density1 # 255 59th
Diversity Index2 # 264 58th
Median Household Income # 152 76th
Per Capita Income # 247 61st

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