|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Benld is 1,443. Benld, Illinois is the 8,835th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Benld was in 1990, when its population was 1,628. In 1990, Benld was the 7,744th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,835th largest city in the US. Benld is currently 11.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Benld has shrunk 6.2% since the year 2000. Benld, Illinois's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8830||Deposit, New York||1,445||-14.6%|
|8831||Mullens, West Virginia||1,445||-18.2%|
|8836||Bryson City, North Carolina||1,443||2.1%|
|8838||Dunes City, Oregon||1,441||15.2%|
|8839||Hampton, New Jersey||1,441||-7.0%|
|8840||Langhorne Manor, Pennsylvania||1,441||30.2%|
The total voting age population of Benld, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,114. The voting age population is 52.0% male and 48.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.4% of the residents of Benld are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Benld are 97.6% White, 1.3% American Indian, 0.8% Other, 0.3% Asian and 0.1% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Benld, 24.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 38.6%. On a per-household basis, 20.0% of families are below the poverty line in Benld.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.7% of Benld residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.6% of Benld residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.0% have a bachelor's degree and 2.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Benld residents aged 5 and older, 1.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Benld is 11.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Benld, 7.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Benld is $41,893.
In Benld, 72.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 27.2% of housing units in Benld.
Of all the housing units in Benld, 37.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Benld, 2.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Benld is $740.
In Benld, 71.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.