Map of Bena, Minnesota


Located in Leech Lake Reservations central portion, Bena has a population of 116 according to a 2010 census. Below is a map of Bena, Minnesota and links to google earth photos of this small Ojibway Town. Native Americans make up 69.0% of it's population or 80. Whites make up 19.8% of it's population or 23. Mixed bloods make up 11.2% of it's population or 13. According to 2010's census, Bena has 60 total housing units, with 43 lived in. Using google earth you can count up to 70 housing units. It does not include public buildings. There are possibly over 70 housing units within Bena's 0.5 sq. mi. or 1.3 sq. km. with 43 (their information could be corrupted) lived in. There's a resort located along Grace Lane that is within Bena Towns limits, that has 30 to 35 dwellings. Though they are located within Bena, they are not included as being within Bena. Average household size is 2.7 persons per household which is below normal for Ojibway settlements. Nearly all of those 70 or more housing units located within Bena, are lived in. It means Bena has a larger population. Probably closer to 200. Bena is possibly pronounced as "Bay-na." It depends if Bena is an Ojibway word and an Ojibway "E" vowel is used. Most citizens living in this small city are not doing well financially. Around 58% live under poverty line. Elevation is 1,316 feet above sea level. Zip code is 56626. It is a region that is especially beautiful during spring, summer, and autumn.



Map of Bena, Minnesota


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