Bena, Minnesota

Bena: Minnesota

About

Bena is a city located in the county of Cass in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 116 and a population density of 88 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 125 inhabitants.

Bena locator map
Location of Bena on Minnesota map.

Quick Facts about Bena

Population : 125 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Cass County
Postal code : 56626
Phone Area Codes : 218
Area : 1.31 km2
Altitude : 1,316 feet / 401 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:21:44 (25th February 2024)
Density : 95 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.2% (2010-2020)
Cass County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Bena Highlighted locator map image
Cass County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Bena Highlighted
Cass County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Bena Highlighted locator map image

Geography

Bena is located at 47°20'27"N 94°12'26"W (47.3407900, -94.2071800).

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Demographics

The population of Bena increased by 7.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 116 - census
2011 118 1.69% estimation process
2012 119 0.84% estimation process
2013 119 0% estimation process
2014 118 -0.85% estimation process
2015 118 0% estimation process
2016 121 2.48% estimation process
2017 121 0% estimation process
2018 123 1.63% estimation process
2019 123 0% estimation process
2020 125 1.6% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 30,289
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 28,055
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 8.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 31,394
April 1, 2010 Population : 28,531
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.5%
People over 65 (%) : 13.7%
Female persons, % : 52.3%
White only, percent : 76.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 11.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 4.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 73.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,140
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 44.3%

Bena zip code is 56626. County name: Cass, County fips: 27021

Bena, City of Bena

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 44.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $180,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,291
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $382
2015-2019 median gross rent : $792
2015-2019 Households : 12,553
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.27
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 75.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 132,387
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 483,495
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,009,673
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,089,277
2012 total retail sales per capita : $37,132
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,754
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,771
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,634
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,478
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 675
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 315
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,082
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 236
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,097
2010 population per square mile : 1,125.1
2010 land area in square miles : 25.36

Schools in Bena

College & universities near Bena, MN

Code Name City ZIP
413626 Leech Lake Tribal College Cass Lake (MN) 56633
173115 Northwest Technical College Bemidji (MN) 56601-4907
173124 Bemidji State University Bemidji (MN) 56601
174525 Oak Hills Christian College Bemidji (MN) 56601-8834

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bena, MN

Code Name Address Type
SPL Staples First & Fourth Aves RAIL

Post offices near Bena

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bena Post Office Bena (MN) 56626
Cass Lak Post Office Cass Lake (MN) 56633
Deer River Post Office Deer River (MN) 56636
Squaw Lak Post Office Squaw Lake (MN) 56681
Remer Post Office Remer (MN) 56672

Other cities in Cass County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cass County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
Sylvan 2,862 Human settlement in Sylvan Township, Minnesota, United States of America
Pine River 1,230 Township in Cass County, Minnesota, USA
East Gull Lake 1,059 City in Cass County, Minnesota, United States
Walker 928 City in Minnesota
Cass Lake 764 City in Cass County, Minnesota, United States
Oshawa 528 Human settlement in Cass County, Minnesota, United States of America
Pillager 486 Human settlement in Cass County, Minnesota, United States of America
Wilkinson 427 Human settlement in Wilkinson Township, Minnesota, United States of America
Wabedo 361 Township in Cass County, Minnesota, USA
Hackensack 308 City in Minnesota, United States
Backus 255 Human settlement in Cass County, Minnesota, United States of America
Inguadona 197 Township in Cass County, Minnesota, USA
Remer 195 Township in Cass County, Minnesota, USA
Poplar 178 Township in Cass County, Minnesota, USA
Lake Shore 173 Human settlement in Cass County, Minnesota, United States of America
Longville 148 Human settlement in Cass County, Minnesota, United States of America