Benson Population By Year

Population Graph For Benson, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 408 14,019 -0.7%
2020 411 13,987 -0.3%
2010 423 14,099 0.4%
2000 407 14,300 -0.1%
1990 410 13,940

What is the current population of Benson?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Benson is 408. Benson, Illinois is the 14,019th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Benson?

The peak population of Benson was in 2010, when its population was 423. In 2010, Benson was the 14,099th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,019th largest city in the US. Benson is currently 3.5% smaller than it was in 2010.

How quickly is Benson growing?

Benson has grown 0.2% since the 2000. Benson, Illinois is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 79% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
13967 Neponset 414 -20.0%
13975 Hillsdale 413 -29.6%
13991 Waltonville 411 -3.9%
14007 Karnak 409 -33.7%
14010 Monroe Center 409 -17.3%
14012 Naplate 409 -21.6%
14019 Benson 408 0.2%
14081 Lomax 402 -15.5%
14085 Prairie City 402 -12.6%
14087 Buckner 401 -15.9%
14130 Saunemin 398 -11.7%
14150 New Haven 396 -17.1%
14185 Sadorus 392 -7.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
14013 Parkerfield, Kansas 409 11.1%
14014 Spalding, Nebraska 409 -26.8%
14015 Strong, Arkansas 409 -37.1%
14016 Waubun, Minnesota 409 1.7%
14017 Wilmot, Arkansas 409 -47.6%
14018 Bellwood, Nebraska 408 -8.5%
14019 Benson, Illinois 408 0.2%
14020 Clarendon, Pennsylvania 408 -27.5%
14021 Cross Hill, South Carolina 408 -32.1%
14022 Decatur, Nebraska 408 -33.8%
14023 Depew, Oklahoma 408 -27.9%
14024 Hornbeck, Louisiana 408 -6.4%
14025 South Renovo, Pennsylvania 408 -26.6%

What is the voting age population of Benson, Illinois?

The total voting age population of Benson, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 410. The voting age population is 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

What percentage of Benson, Illinois residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.2% of the residents of Benson are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Benson, Illinois?

The racial demographics of Benson are 99.8% White and 0.2% Black.

What percentage of Benson, Illinois residents are below the poverty line?

In Benson, 13.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.6%. On a per-household basis, 10.7% of families are below the poverty line in Benson.

What percentage of Benson, Illinois residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 69.8% of Benson residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Benson, Illinois residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.5% of Benson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.1% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Benson, Illinois residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Benson residents aged 5 and older, 0.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Benson, Illinois?

The unemployment rate in Benson is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Benson, Illinois residents work for the government?

In Benson, 8.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Benson, Illinois?

The median household income in Benson is $65,242.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Benson, Illinois?

In Benson, 83.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Benson, Illinois?

Renters occupy 16.4% of housing units in Benson.

What percentage of Benson, Illinois housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Benson, 41.4% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Benson, Illinois housing units were built after 2000?

In Benson, 5.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Benson, Illinois?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Benson is $692.

What percentage of households in Benson, Illinois have broadband internet?

In Benson, 78.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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