Bethel, Missouri Population 2024

125

Bethel is a city located in Shelby County Missouri. Bethel has a 2024 population of 125. Bethel is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -4.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 131 in 2020.

The average household income in Bethel is $67,379 with a poverty rate of 11.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bethel is 46.6 years, 46.3 years for males, and 51 years for females.

Bethel Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
906.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.58% (-6)
The current population of Bethel, Missouri is 125 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 131.

Bethel, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White127100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Bethel Population by Race

Bethel Population Pyramid 2024

Bethel Median Age

46.6

Total

46.3

Male

51

Female

Bethel Adults

There are 97 adults, (21 of whom are seniors) in Bethel.

Bethel Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethel Sex Ratio

Female5845.67%
Male6954.33%

Bethel Population by Age

Bethel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All522.4457.742.3
Married293.0386.213.8
Non Family161.1918.881.3
Female72.8628.671.4
Male0000

2.94

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bethel Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade1213.19%
High School Graduate2325.27%
Some College3336.26%
Associates Degree55.49%
Bachelors Degree1010.99%
Graduate Degree88.79%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bethel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethel Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White917918

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.78%.

Bethel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$31,250$41,250$29,500
Less Than 9th Grade$31,250$50,625$0
High School Graduate$28,500$28,125$0
Some College$32,386$54,375$30,909
Bachelors Degree$21,875$0$22,500
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$31,250

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$29,500

Average Female

Bethel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethel Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bethel Language

96.77% of Bethel residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Bethel Language

Bethel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1271411.02%

11.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.25%

Male Poverty Rate

15.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethel is White, with 11.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethel is White, with 11.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10%.

Bethel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater11.11%
Some College10.53%
High School4.35%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Bethel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.11%
Female Employed6.25%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Bethel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethel Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$66,250$67,379
Families$75,000$78,792
Married Families$84,063$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,333$35,375

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bethel Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

62.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethel Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bethel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Bethel Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bethel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War2
Vietnam2
Korea1
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Bethel Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+3
35 to 542
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740

Bethel Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White55.15%

Bethel Veterans by Race

Bethel Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bethel Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bethel Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bethel 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

70.08%

Born in Bethel

97.64%

Native Born

2.36%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.64% of Bethel residents were born in the United States, with 70.08% having been born in Missouri. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Bethel Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029117-2-1.68%
2028119-1-0.83%
2027120-2-1.64%
2026122-1-0.81%
2025123-2-1.6%
2024125-1-0.79%
2023126-2-1.56%
202212800%
2021128-3-2.29%
20201311916.96%
2019112-1-0.88%
2018113-2-1.74%
201711500%
2016115-1-0.86%
201511600%
2014116-2-1.69%
2013118-1-0.84%
201211900%
2011119-3-2.46%
201012200%

Bethel Population by Year