Bethany, Missouri Population 2022

2,839
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Bethany is a city located in Harrison County Missouri. Bethany has a 2020 population of 2,839. It is also the county seat of Harrison County. Bethany is currently declining at a rate of -1.32% annually and its population has decreased by -2.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,915 in 2010.

The average household income in Bethany is $45,631 with a poverty rate of 16.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $486 per month, and the median house value is $86,300. The median age in Bethany is 45.3 years, 42.1 years for males, and 51 years for females.

Bethany Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bethanywas:

  • White: 96.52%
  • Black or African American: 1.95%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Two or more races: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bethany, Missouri is 2,839 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,915.

Bethany, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,02696.52%
Black or African American611.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.29%
Asian240.77%
Two or More Races150.48%
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Bethany Population by Race

Bethany Population Pyramid 2022

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Bethany Median Age

45


Total

37.9


Male

51.1


Female

Bethany Adults

There are 2,347 adults, (799 of whom are seniors) in Bethany.

Bethany Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethany Sex Ratio

Female

1,671

53.30%

Male

1,464

46.70%

Bethany Population by Age

Bethany Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bethany Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
Male67.1%32.9%
All59.6%40.4%
Non Family42.2%57.8%
Female40%60%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bethany Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3012.2559.6
Married4613.0687.9
Male792.5367.1
Female1803.6640
Non Family5811.1342.2

3.09

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Bethany Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1014.55%
9th to 12th Grade1637.34%
High School Graduate92341.56%
Some College44219.90%
Associates Degree26611.98%
Bachelors Degree2209.91%
Graduate Degree1064.77%
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Bethany Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethany Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian24244
White2,0861,890321
Black36321
Native American99
2+ Races22
Hispanic64

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 16.67%.

Bethany Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,932$35,700$20,636
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$20,234$26,597$16,304
Some College$21,512$53,438$19,063
Bachelors Degree$31,652$51,016$31,071
Graduate Degree$37,625$$37,875

$21,932

Average Earnings

$35,700

Average Male

$20,636

Average Female

Bethany Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethany Language by Age

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Bethany Language

96.07% of Bethany residents speak only English, while 3.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.

Bethany Language

Bethany Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black382360.53%
White2,77641414.91%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1225847.54%
Multiple15213.33%

16.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.43%

Male Poverty Rate

19.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethany

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethany is Black, with 60.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethany is Multiple, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.53%.

Bethany Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.61%
High School20.98%
Some College9.43%
Bachelors or Greater12.62%

Bethany Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.55%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed17.92%
Female Unemployed18.92%

Bethany Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethany Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,272$42,835
Families$48,269$54,169
Married Families$64,511-
Non Families$19,122$27,335
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Income by Household Type

Bethany Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethany Married by Age and Sex

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Bethany Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bethany Marital Status by Race

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Bethany Marital Status

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158

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War33
First Gulf War51
Vietnam50
Korea9
World War II14

Bethany Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 5458
55 to 64
65 to 7453
75+30

Bethany Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1586.95%
Hispanic46.25%

Bethany Veterans by Race

Bethany Veterans by Education

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12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethany Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bethany Employment by Age

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Bethany Employment by Race

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Bethany 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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67.11%

Born in Bethany

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

1.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.74% of Bethany residents were born in the United States, with 67.11% having been born in Missouri. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bethany Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402,6820.00%
19502,714320.12%
19602,771570.21%
19702,9141430.50%
19803,0951810.60%
19903,005-90-0.29%
20003,087820.27%
20103,2922050.65%
20113,254-38-1.15%
20123,216-38-1.17%
20133,178-38-1.18%
20143,140-38-1.20%
20153,102-38-1.21%
20163,064-38-1.23%
20173,026-38-1.24%
20182,988-38-1.26%
20192,950-38-1.27%
20202,915-35-1.19%
20212,877-38-1.30%
20222,839-38-1.32%

Bethany Population by Year