Latest Data (2017)
Population 3,091
Nationwide Rank 6134

Quick Facts

Benson, Minnesota is the 6,134th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Benson, Minnesota is a city.

Benson, Minnesota is currently 8.7% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Benson, Minnesota's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6124 Mansfield, Pennsylvania 3,102 -9.1%
6125 Olney, Texas 3,102 -8.3%
6126 Brazoria, Texas 3,099 7.9%
6127 Jones, Oklahoma 3,098 22.9%
6128 Licking, Missouri 3,098 110.0%
6129 Columbus, Kansas 3,096 -8.6%
6130 Kingstree, South Carolina 3,096 -14.0%
6131 Orchard City, Colorado 3,096 7.0%
6132 Elma, Washington 3,092 -0.6%
6133 Atoka, Oklahoma 3,091 3.7%
6134 Benson, Minnesota 3,091 -8.7%
6135 Annetta, Texas 3,090 177.3%
6136 Emmitsburg, Maryland 3,090 37.6%
6137 Pine City, Minnesota 3,090 0.1%
6138 Carrollton, Ohio 3,089 -3.2%
6139 Doylestown, Ohio 3,086 9.5%
6140 Howe, Texas 3,086 23.4%
6141 Red Bay, Alabama 3,086 -8.3%
6142 Bishop, Texas 3,085 -6.4%
6143 DeWitt, Arkansas 3,085 -13.1%
6144 Trafford, Pennsylvania 3,085 -4.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4207 Stewartville 6,119 12.1%
4238 Delano 6,059 51.9%
4260 International Falls 5,992 -10.1%
4302 Corcoran 5,912 4.7%
4353 Dayton 5,791 22.6%
4379 Isanti 5,721 135.3%
4405 Zimmerman 5,654 93.7%
4425 Falcon Heights 5,592 -0.1%
4469 Glencoe 5,502 0.8%
4501 Byron 5,426 52.9%
4516 St. Paul Park 5,392 5.8%
4566 Morris 5,297 -0.7%
4611 North Oaks 5,207 32.8%
4641 Montevideo 5,133 -6.7%
4657 Chisago City 5,109 32.4%
4658 Lake City 5,109 0.7%
4710 La Crescent 5,028 1.7%
4725 Redwood Falls 4,990 -9.1%
4734 Circle Pines 4,978 6.6%
4770 Oak Park Heights 4,918 30.7%
4771 Chisholm 4,916 -0.8%
4812 Carver 4,861 267.1%
4823 Becker 4,840 77.4%
4881 Elko New Market 4,716 452.8%
4899 Nowthen 4,699 31.1%
4911 Princeton 4,676 17.0%
4945 Luverne 4,619 0.2%
4962 Wayzata 4,586 11.5%
4995 Lindstrom 4,532 44.7%
5020 Rockford 4,488 25.1%
5058 Windom 4,431 -1.6%
5071 Dilworth 4,415 45.3%
5084 St. James 4,402 -5.5%
5089 Watertown 4,386 40.2%
5091 Sauk Centre 4,379 10.8%
5258 Grant 4,149 2.6%
5264 Rice Lake 4,145
5283 Scandia 4,120 11.3%
5288 Goodview 4,109 11.2%
5290 Cold Spring 4,108 24.1%
5312 Wadena 4,075 -5.0%
5318 Columbus 4,065 2.4%
5320 Cannon Falls 4,063 3.3%
5340 Pipestone 4,034 -7.6%
5348 Park Rapids 4,021 16.9%
5353 Centerville 4,009 23.6%
5355 Le Sueur 4,009 1.1%
5371 Lonsdale 3,992 161.9%
5430 Deephaven 3,911 1.5%
5524 Independence 3,790 15.9%
5553 St. Charles 3,757 12.9%
5564 Bayport 3,735 17.9%
5574 Norwood Young America 3,723 19.0%
5595 St. Augusta 3,686 36.7%
5644 Eveleth 3,622 -6.1%
5647 Melrose 3,618 16.5%
5685 Newport 3,577 -3.7%
5732 Two Harbors 3,517 -2.8%
5767 Mora 3,470 3.5%
5781 Hanover 3,456 145.2%
5808 Perham 3,421 32.8%
5819 Zumbrota 3,409 20.6%
5825 Sleepy Eye 3,404 -6.6%
5839 Ely 3,387 -9.0%
5851 Annandale 3,370 25.2%
5855 Pine Island 3,366 36.7%
5894 Long Prairie 3,324 9.7%
5932 Plainview 3,291 3.0%
6000 Breckenridge 3,224 -9.1%
6001 Jackson 3,221 -7.8%
6047 Montrose 3,168 153.0%
6061 Rush City 3,156 48.0%
6080 Blue Earth 3,135 -13.2%
6134 Benson 3,091 -8.7%
6137 Pine City 3,090 0.1%
6177 Proctor 3,058 7.3%
6199 Eagle Lake 3,030 65.9%
6216 Afton 3,010 5.6%
6231 Greenfield 2,992 16.2%
6273 Staples 2,955 -5.8%
6276 Montgomery 2,950 5.3%
6333 Milaca 2,890 12.2%
6365 Mountain Iron 2,863 -5.0%
6423 Moose Lake 2,798 24.9%
6436 Chatfield 2,783 15.2%
6461 Osseo 2,768 13.8%
6484 Caledonia 2,752 -7.1%
6501 Cokato 2,739 0.2%
6509 Granite Falls 2,734 -12.6%
6525 Dodge Center 2,722 21.1%
6529 Cohasset 2,719 9.5%
6558 Albany 2,695 42.5%
6562 Roseau 2,693 -1.9%
6632 Foley 2,634 22.0%
6638 Sandstone 2,631 9.6%
6692 Barnesville 2,583 18.2%
6748 Rockville 2,539 5.2%
6760 Lauderdale 2,528 5.8%
6763 Glenwood 2,527 -2.5%
6798 Paynesville 2,494 8.7%
6803 Lake Crystal 2,493 2.9%
6824 Wabasha 2,481 -4.6%
6832 Le Center 2,473 8.9%
6843 Pelican Rapids 2,466 4.4%
6898 Spring Valley 2,421 -4.0%
6944 St. Bonifacius 2,388 24.8%
6954 Breezy Point 2,381 139.2%
6999 Olivia 2,350 -8.4%
7010 Crosby 2,344 2.0%
7065 Excelsior 2,307 -3.4%
7083 Pequot Lakes 2,300 27.7%
7103 Winsted 2,289 8.2%
7153 Janesville 2,259 5.9%
7161 Crosslake 2,251 18.2%
7176 Madelia 2,239 -4.0%
7197 Gaylord 2,223 -2.7%
7237 Wells 2,195 -16.0%
7245 Hawley 2,190 16.4%
7299 Arlington 2,153 5.0%
7348 Maple Lake 2,126 29.9%
7428 Mayer 2,089 251.6%
7482 Mountain Lake 2,061 -1.0%
7489 Tracy 2,056 -9.3%
7491 Howard Lake 2,054 10.4%
7526 Lexington 2,037 -5.0%
7533 Nisswa 2,034 3.9%
7555 Springfield 2,022 -8.6%
7557 Slayton 2,021 -2.6%
7566 Aitkin 2,016 -0.6%
7569 Eyota 2,015 22.4%
7635 Blooming Prairie 1,981 1.9%
7639 Hoyt Lakes 1,978 -4.9%
7655 Coleraine 1,970 78.1%
7861 Waterville 1,867 1.4%
7885 Hinckley 1,857 42.5%
7916 Long Lake 1,840 0.0%
7945 Lakeland 1,826 -4.7%
7948 Maple Plain 1,824 -12.6%
7988 Kenyon 1,806 8.7%
7993 Ortonville 1,805 -15.8%
8006 Spring Park 1,799 4.8%
8013 Gilbert 1,796 -2.6%
8027 Braham 1,789 38.2%
8030 Clearwater 1,786 106.7%
8077 Silver Bay 1,769 -14.2%
8091 Warroad 1,763 2.6%
8202 Lester Prairie 1,715 24.9%
8205 Rushford 1,715 0.4%
8225 Osakis 1,705 9.0%
8230 Mapleton 1,703 1.3%
8232 Canby 1,701 -10.3%
8341 Cologne 1,648 56.0%
8343 Aurora 1,646 -10.9%
8399 Lakefield 1,626 -5.5%
8410 Ada 1,620 -2.0%
8411 Rock Creek 1,620 43.4%
8531 Lewiston 1,564 4.9%
8538 Tonka Bay 1,561 0.7%
8555 Warren 1,554 -6.9%
8562 Avon 1,550 25.0%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 3,091 6,134
2016 3,101 6,114
2015 3,075 6,127
2014 3,107 6,079
2013 3,145 6,026
2012 3,164 5,992
2011 3,201 5,961
2010 3,240 5,911
2009 2,969 6,091
2008 3,019 6,028
2007 3,062 5,967
2006 3,077 5,922
2005 3,140 5,821
2004 3,214 5,737
2003 3,276 5,667
2002 3,313 5,620
2001 3,325 5,588
2000 3,387 5,514
1990 3,251 5,290