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Bethel County, Alaska Facts

Facts
State Alaska
Land area 40,570 square miles
Population Density 0.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 17,758
Population change 4.4%
Under 5 years of age 10.9%
Under 18 35.9%
65 and over 6.5%
Females 48.3%
White 12.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.6
Asian 1%
Two or more races 4.1%
Black or African American 0.7%
Native American 81.8%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.7%
Veterans 909
Households and Housing
Households 4,358
Persons per household 3.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.2%
Median household income $51,689
The per capita income $18,497
Live below the poverty line. 22.8%
housing units 5,912
Multi-unit structures 13%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $189,600
Residents owning their homes. 64.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,238
Women-owned firms 20.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 54.7%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $96,755
Retail sales per capita $5,658
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $3,454