|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Benkelman is 810. Benkelman, Nebraska is the 11,115th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Benkelman was in 1990, when its population was 1,200. In 1990, Benkelman was the 8,979th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,115th largest city in the US. Benkelman is currently 32.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Benkelman has shrunk 19.3% since the year 2000. Benkelman, Nebraska's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|11109||Church Hill, Maryland||811||48.8%|
|11113||New Holland, Ohio||811||3.3%|
|11116||Candor, North Carolina||810||-4.1%|
|11117||Eureka, South Dakota||810||-26.4%|
|11120||Roosevelt, New Jersey||810||-13.4%|
The total voting age population of Benkelman, Nebraska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 759. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 27.7% of the residents of Benkelman are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Benkelman are 99.8% White and 0.2% Black. Additionally, 1.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Benkelman, 13.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.4%. On a per-household basis, 12.3% of families are below the poverty line in Benkelman.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.1% of Benkelman residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.8% of Benkelman residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.9% have a bachelor's degree and 9.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Benkelman residents aged 5 and older, 1.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Benkelman is 2.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Benkelman, 30.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Benkelman is $41,667.
In Benkelman, 73.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.6% of housing units in Benkelman.
Of all the housing units in Benkelman, 31.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Benkelman, 2.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Benkelman is $463.
In Benkelman, 68.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.