East Bethel is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 11,692 people and three constituent neighborhoods, East Bethel is the 86th largest community in Minnesota.
East Bethel is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East Bethel is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Bethel who work in office and administrative support (15.94%), management occupations (9.81%), and sales jobs (6.69%).
Because of many things, East Bethel is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, East Bethel really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is East Bethel perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in East Bethel, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.50 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, East Bethel is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.67% of adults 25 and older in East Bethel have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in East Bethel in 2010 was $33,629, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,516 for a family of four.
The people who call East Bethel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Bethel residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in East Bethel include Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in East Bethel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.