Bena, Minnesota Population 2024

154

Bena is a city located in Cass County Minnesota. Bena has a 2024 population of 154. Bena is currently growing at a rate of 1.99% annually and its population has increased by 6.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 144 in 2020.

The average household income in Bena is $42,397 with a poverty rate of 62.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bena is 18.3 years, 36.5 years for males, and 17.7 years for females.

Bena Demographics

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

  • Native American: 67.12%
  • White: 17.81%
  • Two or more races: 13.7%
  • Asian: 1.37%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
305.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.94% (10)
The current population of Bena, Minnesota is 154 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 144.

Bena, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American9867.12%
White2617.81%
Two or more races2013.7%
Asian21.37%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Native American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bena Population by Race

Bena Population Pyramid 2024

Bena Median Age

18.3

Total

36.5

Male

17.7

Female

Bena Adults

There are 75 adults, (10 of whom are seniors) in Bena.

Bena Age Dependency

124.6

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

109.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bena Sex Ratio

Female8256.16%
Male6443.84%

Bena Population by Age

Bena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All344.2961.838.2
Female127.832575
Married103.88020
Non Family1008020
Male221000

5.13

Average Family Size

4.29

Average Household Size

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bena Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1927.94%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree45.88%
Graduate Degree22.94%
High School Graduate1217.65%
Less Than 9th Grade34.41%
Some College2841.18%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bena Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American32200
White24162
2+ Races1082
Asian222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Bena Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$26,250$0$0
Overall$28,750$28,542$33,125
Some College$28,750$0$24,464

$28,750

Average Earnings

$28,542

Average Male

$33,125

Average Female

Bena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bena Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bena Language

78.77% of Bena residents speak only English, while 21.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 14.38% of the population.

Bena Language

Bena Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native988788.78%
Asian22100%
White2627.69%

62.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

48.44%

Male Poverty Rate

73.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bena is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bena is White, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 26.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 69.57%.

Bena Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College50%
Less Than 9th Grade40.91%
Bachelors or Greater33.33%
High School0%

Bena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed30.43%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Bena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bena Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$41,921
Households$42,500$42,397
Married Families$65,625$-999,999,999
Non Families-$24,080

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bena Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

23.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.6%

Male Marriage Rate

18.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bena Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 20-34.

Bena Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bena Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Bena Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 544
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Bena Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White416.67%

Bena Veterans by Race

Bena Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bena Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

20.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bena Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bena Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bena Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

93.15%

Born in Bena

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.63% of Bena residents were born in the United States, with 93.15% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bena Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916621.22%
202816431.86%
202716121.26%
202615931.92%
202515621.3%
202415431.99%
202315121.34%
202214910.68%
202114842.78%
20201442218.03%
2019122-1-0.81%
201812321.65%
201712100%
201612110.83%
201512021.69%
2014118-1-0.84%
201311900%
201211921.71%
2011117-2-1.68%
201011900%

Bena Population by Year