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Bethel
  • Town in Alaska

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade C minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade unavailable
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade D minus
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Bethel is a town in Alaska with a population of 6,273. Bethel is in Bethel Borough. Living in Bethel offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Bethel.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$309,900
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,572
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    878.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    44.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    253.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    59.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    163.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    357.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    225.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    6%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in Bethel

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$100,168
National
$69,021

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