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 (15.42%), management occupations (9.45%), and sales jobs (7.36%).
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.
In East Bethel, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.92 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in East Bethel who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.90% of the adults in East Bethel have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in East Bethel in 2010 was $33,896, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,584 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 Native American. 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.