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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.
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.
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.
|14021||Cross Hill, South Carolina||408||-32.1%|
|14025||South Renovo, Pennsylvania||408||-26.6%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.2% of the residents of Benson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Benson are 99.8% White and 0.2% Black.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.8% of Benson residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Benson is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Benson, 8.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Benson is $65,242.
In Benson, 83.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 16.4% of housing units in Benson.
Of all the housing units in Benson, 41.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Benson, 5.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Benson is $692.
In Benson, 78.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.