Bethel, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Bethel, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Bethel had a population of 488 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Bethel is located at latitude 45.4039 and longitude -93.2677 in Anoka County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bethel 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bethel: City of Bethel.

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Bethel, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 488
Population in Households 488
Population in Familes 414
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 539
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $81,736
Average Household Income $90,042
Per Capita Income $31,882


Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (82.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $221,970
Average Home Value $249,522


Total Households 183
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.56% 0.69%
Households 0.61% 0.75%
Families 1.83% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

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, 2018 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 # 515 43rd
Population Density # 471 48th
Diversity Index # 372 59th
Median Household Income # 95 90th
Per Capita Income # 309 66th

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