Bena, Minnesota Population 2021

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Bena is a city located in Cass County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 123, it is the 732nd largest city in Minnesota and the 17930th largest city in the United States . Bena is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 116 in 2010. Bena reached it's highest population of 123 in 2018. Spanning over 1 miles, Bena has a population density of 244 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bena is $30,844 with a poverty rate of 61.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $733 per month, and the median house value is $56,000. The median age in Bena is 39.1 years, 45.8 years for males, and 28.4 years for females.

Bena Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bena was:

  • Native American: 60.94%
  • White: 21.88%
  • Two or more races: 14.84%
  • Black or African American: 2.34%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bena, Minnesota is 123 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 123.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 116.

Bena, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native7860.94%
White2821.88%
Two or More Races1914.84%
Black or African American32.34%
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Bena Population by Race

Bena Population Pyramid $2021

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Bena Median Age

39.1


Total

45.8


Male

28.4


Female

Bena Adults

There are 82 adults, (15 of whom are seniors) in Bena.

Bena Age Dependency

91

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bena Sex Ratio

Female

69

53.91%

Male

59

46.09%

Bena Population by Age

Bena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family80%20%
Married71.4%28.6%
Male66.7%33.3%
All52%48%
Female0%100%

52.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All502.5652
Non Family15080
Female154.330
Married142.5771.4
Male6266.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Bena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade56.67%
9th to 12th Grade1520.00%
High School Graduate1722.67%
Some College2533.33%
Associates Degree1013.33%
Bachelors Degree0.00%
Graduate Degree34.00%
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Bena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bena Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American3725
White26182
2+ Races10101
Black22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 10.00%.

Bena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,417$26,458$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,750$$
Some College$19,375$$16,875
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,417

Average Earnings

$26,458

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Bena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bena Language by Age

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Bena Language

85.25% of Bena residents speak only English, while 14.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.20% of the population.

Bena Language

Bena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native786076.92%
Multiple191368.42%
White28621.43%

61.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

50.85%

Male Poverty Rate

71.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bena is Native, with 76.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bena is White, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 22.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 75.00%.

Bena Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College54.29%
High School47.06%
Less Than 9th Grade45.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Bena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed42.86%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Bena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$16,250$30,844
Families-$40,720
Married Families$56,000-
Non Families-$6,420
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Income by Household Type

Bena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bena Married by Age and Sex

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Bena Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bena Marital Status by Race

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Bena Marital Status

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13

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War

Bena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 746
35 to 545
75+2
55 to 64
18 to 34

Bena Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American819.05%
White519.23%

Bena Veterans by Race

Bena Veterans by Education

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61.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bena Veterans by Education

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

Bena Employment by Age

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Bena Employment by Race

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Bena Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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91.41%

Born in Bena

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Bena residents were born in the United States, with 91.41% having been born in Minnesota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bena Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211230.00%
20201230.00%
20191230.00%
201812321.65%
20171210.00%
201612132.54%
20151180.00%
2014118-1-0.84%
20131190.00%
201211910.85%
2011118-1-0.84%
20101190.00%

Bena Population by Year