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Bethel, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Bethel had a population of 483 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Bethel is located at latitude 45.4035 and longitude -93.2749 in Anoka County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bethel (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Anoka County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 932 feet.

The City of Bethel (GNIS ID: 2394156) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bethel: City of Bethel.

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Bethel, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 483
Daytime Population: Workers 226
Daytime Population: Residents 210
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 436
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 483
Population in Familes 412
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 534
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $78,586
Average Household Income $87,028
Per Capita Income $30,457


Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $200,926
Average Home Value $233,609


Total Households 181
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 136
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.5% 0.65%
Households 0.55% 0.65%
Families 1.98% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Bethel, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethel to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 512 44th
Population Density # 470 48th
Diversity Index # 394 57th
Median Household Income # 92 90th
Per Capita Income # 342 62nd

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