QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau

Alaska




Bethel Census Area, Alaska

People QuickFactsBethel Census AreaAlaska
Population, 2005 estimate 17,127663,661
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 6.7%5.9%
Population, 2000 16,006626,932
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 12.6%7.6%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 39.3%28.4%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 5.0%6.6%
Female persons, percent, 2005 46.8%48.3%
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)13.4%70.5%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.6%3.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)82.0%16.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.3%4.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.6%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 2.7%4.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)1.1%5.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 12.7%66.5%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 63.3%46.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.4%5.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 65.6%14.3%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 71.0%88.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 13.1%24.7%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 2,56083,220
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 8.619.6
Housing units, 2005 5,446274,246
Homeownership rate, 2000 61.1%62.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 12.2%27.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $74,900$144,200
Households, 2000 4,226221,600
Persons per household, 2000 3.732.74
Median household income, 2003 $35,383$52,391
Per capita money income, 1999 $12,603$22,660
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 20.9%9.9%
Business QuickFactsBethel Census AreaAlaska
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 22919,3871
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 3,972223,1531
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 14.3%8.9%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 95650,138
Total number of firms, 2002 85462,145
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 51.2%8.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA3.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.2%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA2.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA26.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) NA3,832,024
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 9,9913,616,674
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 69,7317,437,071
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $4,196$11,605
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 5,4911,393,225
Building permits, 2005 692,8851
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 324,1638,445,3891
Geography QuickFactsBethel Census AreaAlaska
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 40,633571,951
Persons per square mile, 2000 0.41.1
FIPS Code 05002
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area None

1: Includes data not distributed by county.


(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:03:33 EST

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