Bethany, Missouri Population 2020

3,056

Bethany is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 3,056, it is the 186th largest city in Missouri and the 6188th largest city in the United States. Bethany is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -7.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,292 in 2010. Bethany reached it's highest population of 3,294 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Bethany has a population density of 688 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bethany is $40,371 with a poverty rate of 21.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $481 per month, and the median house value is $74,000. The median age in Bethany is 46.1 years, 43.4 years for males, and 50.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.7 males.

Bethany Demographics

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

  • White: 92.37%
  • Two or more races: 3.03%
  • Other race: 2.64%
  • Black or African American: 1.76%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bethany, Missouri is 3,056, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,090.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,292.

Bethany, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,83192.37%
Two or More Races933.03%
Some Other Race812.64%
Black or African American541.76%
Asian60.20%

Bethany Population Pyramid 2020

Bethany Median Age

46.1


Total

43.4


Male

50.5


Female

Bethany Adults

There are 2,435 adults, (790 of whom are seniors) in Bethany.

Bethany Age Dependency

86.3

Age Dependency Ratio

48

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethany Sex Ratio

Female

1,566

51.09%

Male

1,499

48.91%

Bethany Households and Families

Bethany Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bethany Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All62.6%37.4%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Male46.6%53.4%
Female36%64%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,393262.6
Non Family6271.1356.5
Married4222.3990.5
Female2283.3636
Male1162.7146.6

2.66

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bethany Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1848.28%
9th to 12th Grade2029.10%
High School Graduate92541.65%
Some College38917.51%
Associates Degree1858.33%
Bachelors Degree24811.17%
Graduate Degree883.96%

Bethany Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0521,787336
Hispanic84
Other Race53
Black5114
Multiple Races2828
Asian66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,450$25,793$21,989
Less Than High School$16,250$$
High School Grad$21,067$22,500$20,260
Some College$26,221$50,326$21,149
Bachelors Degree$32,257$$31,806
Graduate Degree$40,227$$

$23,450

Average Earnings

$25,793

Average Male

$21,989

Average Female

Bethany Language

Bethany Language by Age

Bethany Language

95.48% of Bethany residents speak only English, while 4.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.11% of the population.

Bethany Poverty

Bethany Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,59944817.24%
Hispanic14713491.16%
Other8181100.00%
Black1616100.00%
Multiple9311.08%

21.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.47%

Male Poverty Rate

20.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethany

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethany is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethany is Multiple, with 1.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School53.02%
Bachelors or Greater13.87%
High School13.47%
Some College12.91%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.14%
Female Unemployed27.45%
Male Employed16.72%
Female Employed9.56%

Bethany Income

Bethany Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,211$40,371
Families$50,978$49,278
Married Families$61,087-
Non Families$20,632$28,160

Bethany Marital Status

Bethany Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethany Married by Age and Sex

Bethany 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 45-54.

Bethany Marital Status by Race

Bethany Veterans

220

Number of Veterans

215

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam68
First Gulf War58
Second Gulf War39
Korea35
World War II21

$Bethany Veterans by Education

13.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethany Employment Status

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bethany Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.42%

Born in Missouri

97.88%

Native Born

2.12%

Foreign Born

1.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.88% of Bethany residents were born in the United States, with 68.42% having been born in Missouri. 1.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,056-17-0.55%
20193,073-17-0.55%
20183,090-41-1.31%
20173,131-17-0.54%
20163,148-15-0.47%
20153,163-2-0.06%
20143,165-31-0.97%
20133,196-6-0.19%
20123,202-59-1.81%
20113,261-33-1.00%
20103,2942070.65%
20003,087820.27%
19903,005-90-0.29%
19803,0951810.60%
19702,9141430.50%
19602,771570.21%
19502,714320.12%
19402,6820.00%