Bethany, OK

Census Place

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2020 Population
19,292
0.382% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jim Inhofe
Republican Party
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
33.8
3.43% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
15.1%
18.5% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$51,286
0.824% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$128,500
7.17% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
9,017
0.672% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Bethany, OK had a population of 19.3k people with a median age of 33.8 and a median household income of $51,286. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Bethany, OK declined from 19,366 to 19,292, a −0.382% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,867 to $51,286, a 0.824% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bethany, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.3%), White (Hispanic) (12.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.52%), Other (Hispanic) (6.06%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.21%).

None of the households in Bethany, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.3% of the residents in Bethany, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bethany, OK are Southern Nazarene University (852 degrees awarded in 2020) and Southwestern Christian University (82 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Bethany, OK was $128,500, and the homeownership rate was 53.1%.

Most people in Bethany, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Bethany, OK was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Bethany, OK is home to a population of 19.3k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 8.08% of Bethany, OK residents were born outside of the country (1.56k people).

In 2020, there were 5.08 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.8k people) in Bethany, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.33k White (Hispanic) and 1.64k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.3%
2020 Citizenship
95.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.3% of Bethany, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Bethany, OK was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bethany, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.8k ± 759
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.33k ± 648
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.64k ± 614
19.7%
Hispanic Population
3.8k people

In 2020, there were 5.08 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.8k people) in Bethany, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.33k White (Hispanic) and 1.64k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.7% of the people in Bethany, OK are hispanic (3.8k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    103,787 ± 7,805 people
  2. Vietnam
    13,223 ± 2,818 people
  3. India
    10,314 ± 2,490 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 103,787 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 13,223 and India with 10,314.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.08%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.56k people
6.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.32k people

As of 2020, 8.08% of Bethany, OK residents (1.56k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bethany, OK was 6.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    375 ± 108
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    205 ± 93
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    174 ± 108

Bethany, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Bethany, OK employs 9.02k people. The largest industries in Bethany, OK are Educational Services (1,228 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,132 people), and Retail Trade (910 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($51,076), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($50,125), and Information ($50,089).

Males in Oklahoma have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,810. The income inequality in Oklahoma (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

9.02k
2020 Value
± 821
−0.672%
1 Year decline
± 11.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Bethany, OK declined at a rate of −0.672%, from 9.08k employees to 9.02k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bethany, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,194 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,030 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (763 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bethany, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.02k
2020 Value
± 821
−0.672%
1 Year decline
± 11.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Bethany, OK declined at a rate of −0.672%, from 9.08k employees to 9.02k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bethany, OK, are Educational Services (1,228 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,132 people), and Retail Trade (910 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bethany, OK, though some of these residents may live in Bethany, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,287
Median earning men ± $3,997
$27,277
Median earning women ± $3,202

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($56,471), Information ($50,893), and Construction ($46,731).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($43,536), Information ($41,667), and Public Administration ($40,417).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oklahoma.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $20.7B
  2. $16B
  3. $12.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $20.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($16B) and Machinery ($12.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Oklahoma products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$170B
2020 Value in Oklahoma
$311B
Projected 2050 Value in Oklahoma
83.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $170B. This is expected to increase 83.6% to $311B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Oklahoma trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $32.9B
  2. $10.9B
  3. $5.58B

In 2020, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $32.9B, followed by Kansas with $10.9B and California and $5.58B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Oklahoma shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Jim Inhofe and James Lankford are the senators currently representing the state of Oklahoma. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oklahoma

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Jim Inhofe
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on November 16, 1994
Elected to the seat following the resignation of David Boren.
James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Elected to the seat following the resignation of Tom Coburn.

Jim Inhofe and James Lankford are the senators currently representing Oklahoma.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Oklahoma over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Oklahoma

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oklahoma have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Bethany, OK awarded 934 degrees. The student population of Bethany, OK in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,253 male students and 1,441 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bethany, OK are White (561 and 62.2%), followed by Black or African American (122 and 13.5%), Hispanic or Latino (85 and 9.42%), and Two or More Races (60 and 6.65%).

The largest universities in Bethany, OK by number of degrees awarded are Southern Nazarene University (852 and 91.2%) and Southwestern Christian University (82 and 8.78%).

The most popular majors in Bethany, OK are General Business Administration & Management (227 and 24.3%), Organizational Behavior Studies (109 and 11.7%), and General Educational Leadership & Administration (108 and 11.6%).

The median tuition cost in Bethany, OK for private four year colleges is $19,512.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2019 in Bethany, OK, the percentage of applicants admitted was 62.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 54%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 2,694 (46.5% men and 53.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 2,694 students enrolled in Bethany, OK, 46.5% men and 53.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,476 records, of which 54.6% were women and 45.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 43 degree-majors awarded
  2. 122 degree-majors awarded
  3. 109 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Bethany, OK was General Human Development & Family Studies with 43 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Bethany, OK according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 852 degrees awarded
  2. 82 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southern Nazarene University with 852 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 391 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bethany, OK, which is 0.72 times less than the 543 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 561 degrees mean that there were 4.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 122 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,512) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,877) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.739% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.619% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (954k), Some college (752k), and Secondary Education (474k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Bethany, OK was $128,500 in 2020, which is 0.559 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $119,900 to $128,500, a 7.17% increase. The homeownership rate in Bethany, OK is 53.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Bethany, OK have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bethany, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bethany, OK is $51,286. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Bethany, OK was Census Tract 1069.03 with a value of $68,059, followed by Census Tract 1068.02 and Census Tract 1067.04, with respective values of $54,250 and $53,942.

Property

$128,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$8,680
$3,955
Median Property Taxes
±$543

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bethany, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

53.1%
Homeownership
2020
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 53.1% of the housing units in Bethany, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1069.03
  2. Census Tract 1068.02
  3. Census Tract 1067.04

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bethany, OK was Census Tract 1069.03 with a value of $68,059, followed by Census Tract 1068.02 and Census Tract 1067.04, with respective values of $54,250 and $53,942.

The following map shows all of the places in Bethany, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,286
Median Household Income
± $6,361
7.45k
Number of Households
± 818

In 2020, the median household income of the 7.45k households in Bethany, OK grew to $51,286 from the previous year's value of $50,867.

The following chart displays the households in Bethany, OK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bethany, OK is from Oklahoma.
0.454
2020 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2020, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.09% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.2%)
  2. Carpooled (13.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.79%)

In 2020, 79.2% of workers in Bethany, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.5%) and those who worked at home (2.79%).

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bethany, OK have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.57% of the workforce in Bethany, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bethany, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bethany, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bethany, OK (2.79k out of 18.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 12 - 14, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bethany, OK is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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88.1% of the population of Bethany, OK has health coverage, with 40% on employee plans, 20.7% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 1.48% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Oklahoma was $7,627 in 2014. This is a 4.58% increase from the previous year ($7,293).

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma County, OK see 1181 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.682% increase from the previous year (1173 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 947 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 148 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Oklahoma, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,181 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oklahoma County, OK

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma County, OK see an average of 1,181 patients per year. This represents a 0.682% increase from the previous year (1,173 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Oklahoma across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.9% under 18 years, 23.9% between 18 and 34 years, 30.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.8% were men and 47.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.9%
Uninsured
40%
Employer Coverage
20.7%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
13.4%
Non-Group
1.48%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bethany, OK grew by 0.186% from 11.9% to 11.9%.

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