Bethel, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 470 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.1%
 
Males: 264  (56.3%)
Females: 206  (43.7%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 55005.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $71,510 (it was $45,125 in 2000)
Bethel:

$71,510
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,129 (it was $16,399 in 2000)

Bethel city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $175,212 (it was $105,700 in 2000)
Bethel:

$175,212
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $232,353; Detached houses: $244,757; Townhouses or other attached units: $201,190; In 2-unit structures: $454,426; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $827,794; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $105,900; Mobile homes: $36,929

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,320.

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  • Races in Bethel, MN (2010)

    Bethel races chart
    • 43894.0%White alone
    • 112.4%Two or more races
    • 102.1%Hispanic
    • 40.9%Black alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bethel: 97.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (31.1%), German (17.1%), Swedish (9.1%), European (7.3%), Norwegian (2.4%), Ukrainian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 545 people per square mile   (low).

Bethel,MN real estate house value index trend

Bethel, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Bethel:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bethel city:

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Minnesota:

7.8%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bethel, Minnesota as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Bethel to the number of sex offenders is 510 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,756 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,957 (1.1%)

Bethel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coon Rapids, MN (16.1 miles , pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (30.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (372.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oak Grove, MN (2.3 miles ), St. Francis, MN (2.4 miles ), East Bethel, MN (2.4 miles ), Isanti, MN (2.5 miles ), Martin Lake, MN (2.9 miles ), Andover, MN (3.2 miles ), Ham Lake, MN (3.2 miles ), Nowthen, MN (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $198,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.40 N, Longitude: 93.27 W

Bethel household income distribution Bethel home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+14.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Bethel: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bethel, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bethel-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Bethel city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bethel-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 147.8 miles away from Bethel center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 312.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 176.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from Bethel center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 333.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anoka County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bethel topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bethel:

  • DCI CENTRAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MN)
  • SUNRISE HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; STACY, MN)
  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROGRAM - CAMBRIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MN)
  • CAMBRIDGE MEDICAL HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MN)
  • GRACEPOINTE CROSSING GABLES WEST (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MN)
  • CAMBRIDGE NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MN)
  • MSOCS BLAINE HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; BLAINE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethel:

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 17 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; Full-time enrollment: 5,918)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 22 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 23 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • Bethel University (about 25 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 26 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)
  • Century College (about 29 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Walden University (about 30 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)

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Notable locations in Bethel: Bethel (A), Bethel City Hall (B), Bethel Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Bethel: Bethel Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Sandshore Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 82.6. This is about average.

City:

82.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.222. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.222
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.26
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.460. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.460
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.17. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.17
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.2%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Minnesota average:

10.7

Bethel travel time to work - commute Bethel mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bethel city (based on Anoka County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic75,53512
Evangelical Protestant49,709109
Mainline Protestant36,54933
Other2,17912
Orthodox1953
None166,677-
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: 32
Anoka County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Anoka County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 109
Anoka County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 125
Here:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Anoka County:

27.7%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.5%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bethel:

47.3%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Bethel:

29.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.6%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bethel:

6.1%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bethel:

33.6%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Bethel:

58.9%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Bethel:

80.0%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bethel, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,777$34,6620$0
Other Government Administration 5$520$1,2480$0
Judicial and Legal 1$100$1,2000$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$3,198$3,1980$0
Firefighters 14$510$4370$0
Totals for Government 34$10,105$3,5660$0

Bethel government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $100,000 ($212.77)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($61.70)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($57.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($55.32)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($51.06)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($44.68)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($38.30)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($12.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($8.51)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($2.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($46.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $80,000 ($170.21)

Bethel government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $35,000 ($74.47)
    All Other: $5,000 ($10.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $14,000 ($29.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $43,000 ($91.49)
    Special Assessments: $18,000 ($38.30)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($14.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($57.45)
    All Other: $15,000 ($31.91)
  • Tax - Property: $199,000 ($423.40)
    NEC: $9,000 ($19.15)

Bethel government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $485,000 ($1031.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $461,000 ($980.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $24,000 ($51.06)

Bethel government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $408,000 ($868.09)

6.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Anoka County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hennepin County, MN  2.26% ($36,705 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  1.20% ($41,557)
from Washington County, MN  0.29% ($41,350)


6.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,499 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Anoka County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  2.26% ($35,260 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  1.16% ($34,240)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.31% ($39,388)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bethel:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bethel:

  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGVY (105.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLKX-FM (95.9 FM; FOREST LAKE, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KMKL (90.3 FM; NORTH BRANCH, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bethel:

  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Bethel fatal accident list:

Jun 3, 1993 06:29 PM, 65, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Se Shore Of Sandstone Lake Cr 24 (Lat: 45.398306 Lon: -93.270778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WNFN465, Licensee ID: L00001503
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHzGrant Date: 05/27/2004, Expiration Date: 08/05/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/17/2012, Certifier: Robert J PrudhommeRegistrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd 215, Saint Paul, MN 51155-1801, Phone: (612) 296-8364, Fax: (612) 297-5735

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Bethel, South East Shore Sandshore Lake County Road 24 (Lat: 45.398111 Lon: -93.270972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.9 m, Call Sign: WPZV655
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.62 MHzGrant Date: 12/31/2013, Expiration Date: 03/24/2024, Certifier: John TondingRegistrant: Anoka County, 325 E Main Street, Anoka, MN 55303, Phone: (763) 450-4580, Fax: (763) 755-2035, Email:
  • Bethel, South East Shore Sandshore Lake County Road 24 (Lat: 45.398306 Lon: -93.270778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WHC545
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 03/27/2010, Expiration Date: 06/13/2020Registrant: State Of Minnesota, Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, St Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1892Y , Serial Number: 17249492, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew L Chmielewski, 22675 Cedar Dr Nw, Bethel, MN 55005
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33156 , Serial Number: 34-7570096, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Pattern Mold & Design Inc, Po Box 89, Bethel, MN 55005
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7962H , Serial Number: 12-867, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Bernard J Volesky, 22600 Wintergreen St Nw, Bethel, MN 55005

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$135,8232$95,2557$167,8071$66,2901$82,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$147,4400$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$52,2305$208,4341$21,5600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$94,7400$02$212,1900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$86,9900$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0501.08

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$181,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0501.08

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Bethel, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1370.0 years
William867.1 years
Raymond667.0 years
Donald561.8 years
Louis576.4 years
Walter581.4 years
Richard563.4 years
Herman477.0 years
Jerome476.0 years
Lorraine468.7 years
Most common last names in Bethel, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson865.6 years
Johnson881.4 years
Anderson783.6 years
Olson566.0 years
Stone459.5 years
Carlson464.8 years
Wyatt482.2 years
Cooper380.7 years
Burns376.0 years
King378.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Bethel compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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