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Bentru is a township in Grand Forks County, in the Grand Forks metro area.
The community was named for Halvor Hanson Bentru, settler.
The latitude of Bentru is 47.708N. The longitude is -96.948W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 856 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 64.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bentru demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grand Forks 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 58275 ZIP code.
16% of Bentru residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bentru ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bentru was $21,740, compared with $21,587 nationally.
43% of Bentru residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Grand Forks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bentru political report.
The average commute time for Bentru workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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