Bethany, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 3,062 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 
Males: 1,481  (48.4%)
Females: 1,581  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

45.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 64424.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,797 (it was $28,050 in 2000)
Bethany:

$33,797
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,883 (it was $15,189 in 2000)

Bethany city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $80,580 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Bethany:

$80,580
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $124,600; detached houses: $128,901; mobile homes: $38,150

Median gross rent in 2019: $484.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bethany: 73.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.9%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bethany, MO (2019)
    • 2,89192.2%White alone
    • 1524.8%Hispanic
    • 311.0%Two or more races
    • 220.7%Black alone
    • 150.5%American Indian alone
    • 150.5%Asian alone

Races in Bethany detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Bethany, Missouri as of May 09, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bethany is 250 to 1.


Crime rates in Bethany by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(32.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.6)
5
(157.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(324.5)
12
(389.9)
3
(97.7)
14
(456.6)
8
(264.9)
5
(151.3)
2
(61.3)
5
(157.8)
1
(31.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(64.1)
1
(32.3)
1
(32.2)
1
(32.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(616.5)
20
(649.8)
27
(878.9)
22
(717.5)
14
(463.6)
13
(393.5)
15
(459.4)
8
(252.5)
10
(314.3)
10
(319.9)
22
(704.7)
8
(258.5)
28
(901.2)
14
(456.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
59
(1,914)
55
(1,787)
66
(2,148)
32
(1,044)
33
(1,093)
27
(817.2)
36
(1,103)
62
(1,957)
52
(1,634)
37
(1,184)
66
(2,114)
35
(1,131)
38
(1,223)
32
(1,044)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(162.8)
3
(97.8)
3
(99.3)
5
(151.3)
7
(214.4)
5
(157.8)
6
(188.6)
4
(128.0)
5
(160.2)
1
(32.3)
7
(225.3)
5
(163.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index210.6194.9180.0191.1147.0102.6105.7165.4234.480.0159.572.4162.293.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bethany, MO

Crime rate in Bethany detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Missouri average:

2.37
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Ancestries: American (25.8%), German (22.2%), English (6.3%), Irish (6.2%), European (2.9%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1860

Land area: 4.43 square miles.

Population density: 691 people per square mile   (low).

Bethany, Missouri map

83 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.4% Europe, 0.3% North America).

This city:

2.6%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $815 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $755 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (55.2 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (86.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (348.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

New Hampton, MO (2.9 miles ),
Ridgeway, MO (3.0 miles ),
Coffey, MO (3.3 miles),
Gilman City, MO (3.5 miles ),
Mount Moriah, MO (3.6 miles),
Eagleville, MO (3.8 miles ),
McFall, MO (3.8 miles),
Pattonsburg, MO (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.27 N, Longitude: 94.03 W

Area code: 660

Distribution of median household income in Bethany, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bethany, MO in 2019
Bethany satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $191,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Bethany, MO residents
Average permit cost in Bethany, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Bethany, MO
Historical housing units in Bethany, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+1.9%).
Most common industries in Bethany, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.5%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Apparel (5.0%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Bethany, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)

Average climate in Bethany, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bethany-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Bethany city center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bethany-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 322% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 308.6 miles away from Bethany center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 359.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 351.8 miles away from Bethany center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 283.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 351.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 323.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bethany topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bethany:

  • HARRISON COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2600 MILLER STREET)
  • HARRISON COUNTY HOSPICE (HWY 136W POB 425)
  • HARRISON COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (P O BOX 425)
  • HOME HEALTH OF HARRISON COUNTY HOSPITAL (2600 MILLER STREET - P O BOX 428)
  • BETHANY CARE CENTER (1305 SOUTH 7TH STREET PO BOX 273)
  • CRESTVIEW HOME (1313 SOUTH 25TH ST, PO BOX 430)
  • CRESTVIEW HOME INC (BOX 430 HWY 69 S)

Airports located in Bethany:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethany:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 46 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 54 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Highland Community College (about 72 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Truman State University (about 77 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Grantham University (about 78 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 82 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 88 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

Public high schools in Bethany:

Public elementary/middle school in Bethany:

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Library in Bethany:

  • BETHANY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,529; Location: 3105 MILLER STREET; 31,992 books; 695 audio materials; 1,759 video materials; 22 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bethany Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buck Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Bethany Tourism Center (3808 Miller Street), Hickory Hill Arena (Tours & Charters; 27775 East 220th Avenue).

Hotels: Family Budget Inn (4014 Miller Street), Best Western Bethany Inn (496 South 39th Street).

Birthplace of: Frank Buckles - Army soldier and centenarian, David Klindt - Politician, Tyler Luellen - Football player.

Harrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bethany and their reported violations in the past:

BETHANY (Population served: 3,292, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from OCT-31-2005 to OCT-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-17-2014)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2007)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from OCT-31-2005 to OCT-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2007)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from OCT-31-2005 to OCT-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2007)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.2%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Bethany in 2010:

  • 104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Bethany in 2000:

  • 184 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Bethany (2011 data):

  • Bank Northwest: Bethany Branch at 2804 Miller, branch established on 1925/04/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $106.3 mil, Deposits: $96.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Caldwell County Bancshares, Inc.
  • Great Western Bank: Bethany Branch at 203 South 25th Street, branch established on 1894/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • Flowers National Bank: Bethany Branch at 501 N. 25th Street, branch established on 2003/01/08. Info updated 2009/03/11: Bank assets: $32.6 mil, Deposits: $27.3 mil, headquarters in Cainsville, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri: Bethany Branch at 1617 Main Street, branch established on 1906/02/05. Info updated 2011/07/05: Bank assets: $325.0 mil, Deposits: $273.5 mil, headquarters in Unionville, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Missouri Bancshares, Inc.
  • BTC Bank: Btc Bank at 3606 Miller Street, branch established on 1919/09/19. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $325.0 mil, Deposits: $285.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Bethany Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bethany:

Marital status in Bethany, MO
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Bethany:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bethany
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bethany, MO (based on Harrison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,19625
Mainline Protestant1,92916
Other3193
Catholic1371
None3,376-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Here:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Here:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Harrison County:

10.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.7%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Harrison County:

13.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.5%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.9%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bethany:

21.0%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bethany:

11.8%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.1%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Bethany:

55.0%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.8%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bethany, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,245$36,5880$0
Streets and Highways 4$11,198$33,5940$0
Other Government Administration 4$13,124$39,3720$0
Parks and Recreation 3$7,529$30,1166$4,287
Gas Supply 2$6,209$37,2540$0
Electric Power 2$6,036$36,2160$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,361$40,3320$0
Firefighters 1$3,775$45,3000$0
Financial Administration 1$3,186$38,2321$965
Local Libraries 0$0 4$2,668
Totals for Government 23$69,664$36,34611$7,921

Bethany government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $996,000 ($325.28)
    Electric Utilities: $550,000 ($179.62)
    Gas Utilities: $321,000 ($104.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $152,000 ($49.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($24.82)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($17.96)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($7.51)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,366,000 ($1099.28)
    Gas Utilities: $912,000 ($297.84)
    Sewerage: $684,000 ($223.38)
    Central Staff Services: $649,000 ($211.95)
    Water Utilities: $585,000 ($191.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $458,000 ($149.58)
    Regular Highways: $413,000 ($134.88)
    Libraries: $77,000 ($25.15)
    Police Protection: $66,000 ($21.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000 ($21.55)
    Financial Administration: $49,000 ($16.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $45,000 ($14.70)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($1.31)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($11.10)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($12.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $108,000 ($35.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($18.62)

Bethany government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,132,000 ($369.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000 ($54.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000 ($18.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $216,000 ($70.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $274,000 ($89.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $123,000 ($40.17)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($5.55)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,967,000 ($1622.14)
    Gas Utilities: $1,308,000 ($427.17)
    Water Utilities: $999,000 ($326.26)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,534,000 ($500.98)
    Property: $463,000 ($151.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000 ($7.84)

Bethany government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,872,000 ($1591.12)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,263,000 ($1065.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,700,000 ($555.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,000 ($29.72)

Bethany government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,481,000 ($3422.93)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in Bethany, MO
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bethany:

  • KAAN (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bethany:

  • KAAN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
Bethany fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Bethany fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 79Number of bridges
  • 755ft / 230mTotal length
  • $3,228,000Total costs
  • 166,935Total average daily traffic
  • 46,345Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Bethany, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 121930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 181970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 181990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bethany, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bethany)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • W. Of Bethany On Side Of Rte. 136 (Lat: 40.254444 Lon: -94.157444), Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: KQB663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.640 MHz, 161.700 MHz, 161.760 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/1985, Expiration Date: 02/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000, Registrant: Jerrell A. Shepherd, Highway 69 S, Bethany, MO 64424-

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Hwy69 S (Lat: 40.251389 Lon: -94.027167), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WXP297, Licensee ID: L00016657,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5380.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2005, Registrant: Kaan Inc, 300 W Reed, Moberly, MO 65270, Phone: (816) 425-6380
  • 1501 Central Street (Lat: 40.269444 Lon: -94.035000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPLR882,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.070 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2012, Expiration Date: 12/30/2022, Certifier: Dorothy L Premer, Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service, 812 S 10th Street, Saint Joseph, MO 64501, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:
  • County Courthouse 1505 Main (Lat: 40.269167 Lon: -94.035278), Type: Building, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: KAF567,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.030 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 12/17/2022, Certifier: Kenneth Rucker, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • On Hwy 69 3 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 40.331111 Lon: -94.016611), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPDD663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/1998, Expiration Date: 09/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2003, Registrant: Harrison County P W S D No 2, Bethany, MO 64424, Phone: (816) 425-7414
  • Lat: 40.272222 Lon: -94.034722, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPXB371, Licensee ID: L00462329,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2474.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2003, Expiration Date: 02/25/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: John W Gannan, Registrant: Bethany City Of, 206 N 16th, Bethany, MO 64424, Phone: (660) 425-7912, Fax: (660) 425-7889, Email:
  • 4203 Roleke Drive (Lat: 40.271583 Lon: -94.010278), Call Sign: WQFL723,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.387 MHz, 466.587 MHz, 466.662 MHz, 466.837 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2006, Expiration Date: 08/14/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2016, Certifier: Janie D Selby, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bethany)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-CD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 214RP , Serial Number: 4793, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 02/14/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): D Allen Zimmerman, 2805 Highland St, Bethany, MO 64424, Other Owners: Carol S Zimmerman
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-CD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3336H , Serial Number: 3961, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gregory D Querry, 700 Taylor St, Bethany, MO 64424, Other Owners: Connie L Querry
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34720 , Serial Number: 17701957, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 07/27/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Bulls Eye Trading LLC, 410 N 39th St, Bethany, MO 64424
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38777 , Serial Number: 28-7816181, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 04/10/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gary Trustee Anderson, 2305 Miller St, Bethany, MO 64424, Other Owners: Pam Trustee Anderson
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3963T , Serial Number: 28R-30309, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Norman J Blessing, 1708 Hiatt Rd, Bethany, MO 64424

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 34. The highest number of fire incidents - 51 took place in 2005, and the least - 19 in 2010. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bethany, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.7%), and Structure Fires (30.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bethany, MO
    • 24943.7%Outside Fires
    • 17530.7%Structure Fires
    • 13123.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 152.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bethany, MO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bethany, Missouri:

  • Family Budget Inn, 4014 Miller St, Bethany, Missouri 64424 , Phone: (660) 425-7915, Fax: (660) 425-3697
  • Comfort Inn, 496 S 39th St, Bethany, Missouri 64424 , Phone: (660) 425-8006, Fax: (660) 425-8010
  • Super 8, 811 S 38 th St, Bethany, Missouri 64424 , Phone: (660) 425-8881, Fax: (660) 425-8099
  • Super 8 Motel, 811 S 37th St, Bethany, Missouri 64424 , Phone: (660) 425-8881, Fax: (660) 425-8099
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bethany, Missouri
Most common first names in Bethany, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5578.2 years
Mary5479.1 years
William5275.9 years
Robert4374.5 years
Charles4180.6 years
James3174.9 years
Helen2779.7 years
Mildred2676.9 years
Dorothy2579.5 years
Roy1978.8 years
Most common last names in Bethany, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3582.4 years
Burton2078.9 years
Davis1877.2 years
Johnson1679.9 years
Wilson1678.2 years
Taylor1580.0 years
Williams1579.6 years
Hendren1477.6 years
Ross1480.6 years
Nichols1480.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bethany, MO
  • 79.7%Utility gas
  • 12.7%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bethany, MO
  • 53.5%Utility gas
  • 45.1%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bethany compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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