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Bethany is a city in Harrison County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the biblical city
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Missouri named Bethany. For links to other places called Bethany, MO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Bethany is 40.268N. The longitude is -94.028W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 892 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,065.


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Median household income
Local
$28,050
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bethany demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Northwest Missouri State Fair - Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bethany web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Edna Cuddy Memorial House & Gardens
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bethany demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harrison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64424 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Bethany residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bethany ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bethany was $15,189, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Bethany residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bethany, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $255.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $632.


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Libraries in Bethany include Bethany Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Bethany include Bethany Republican-Clipper

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Harrison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bethany political report.

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The average commute time for Bethany workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Bethany include Best Western Bethany Inn.

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