East Bethel is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 12,038 people and three constituent neighborhoods, East Bethel is the 86th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, East Bethel is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East Bethel is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in East Bethel who work in office and administrative support (12.68%), management occupations (9.36%), and sales jobs (7.71%).
Also of interest is that East Bethel has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, East Bethel is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making East Bethel a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, East Bethel has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, East Bethel’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in East Bethel, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.49 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of East Bethel citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.82% of adults in East Bethel have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in East Bethel in 2018 was $38,505, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,020 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 German, Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in East Bethel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.