What is the current population of Benson?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Benson is 4,103. Benson, North Carolina is the 5,373rd largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Benson?

The current population of Benson (4,103) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Benson growing?

Benson has grown 36.1% since the 2000. Benson, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 81% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the voting age population of Benson, North Carolina?

The total voting age population of Benson, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,578. The voting age population is 30.3% male and 69.7% female.

What percentage of Benson, North Carolina residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 18.7% of the residents of Benson are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Benson, North Carolina?

The racial demographics of Benson are 57.5% White, 38.0% Black, 1.7% Other, 1.4% American Indian, 0.9% Two or more races and 0.4% Asian. Additionally, 18.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

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

In Benson, 31.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 61.5%. On a per-household basis, 25.8% of families are below the poverty line in Benson.

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

Among those aged 16 and older, 57.3% of Benson residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Benson, North Carolina residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.8% of Benson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.0% have a graduate or professional degree.

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

Among Benson residents aged 5 and older, 13.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 12.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Benson, North Carolina?

The unemployment rate in Benson is 7.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Benson, North Carolina residents work for the government?

In Benson, 14.8% 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, North Carolina?

The median household income in Benson is $35,635.

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

In Benson, 48.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Benson, North Carolina?

Renters occupy 51.5% of housing units in Benson.

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

Of all the housing units in Benson, 16.4% of them were build before 1940.

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

In Benson, 18.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 280 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Benson, North Carolina?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Benson is $735.

What percentage of households in Benson, North Carolina have broadband internet?

In Benson, 64.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Benson Population By Year

Population Graph For Benson
Year Population Rank in US
2021 4,103 5,373
2020 3,965 5,445
2019 3,922 5,457
2018 3,832 5,502
2017 3,732 5,566
2016 3,697 5,587
2015 3,591 5,646
2014 3,536 5,679
2013 3,484 5,721
2012 3,419 5,766
2011 3,378 5,796
2010 3,311 5,832
2000 3,013 5,871
1990 3,146 5,371

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
5363 Monongahela, Pennsylvania 4,121 -13.2%
5364 Surf City, North Carolina 4,119 179.0%
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5366 Williamston, South Carolina 4,115 8.1%
5367 Wellsville, Utah 4,113 48.2%
5368 Nashville, Arkansas 4,112 -16.3%
5369 Loxley, Alabama 4,111 159.2%
5370 Caldwell, Texas 4,109 11.9%
5371 Bellville, Texas 4,108 7.2%
5372 Scott City, Kansas 4,104 5.5%
5373 Benson, North Carolina 4,103 36.1%
5374 Riverdale, New Jersey 4,103 63.9%
5375 Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona 4,102 13.7%
5376 North Muskegon, Michigan 4,101 1.6%
5377 Quitman, Georgia 4,101 -12.1%
5378 Rice Lake, Minnesota 4,101
5379 Rock Valley, Iowa 4,096 42.4%
5380 Walhalla, South Carolina 4,095 7.4%
5381 North East, Maryland 4,094 47.4%
5382 Otsego, Michigan 4,094 3.7%
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Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
3634 Roxboro 8,089 -7.1%
3647 Clinton 8,037 -6.7%
3651 Fletcher 8,033 89.2%
3660 Woodfin 8,010 43.4%
3670 Zebulon 7,974 94.6%
3698 Siler City 7,848 10.6%
3717 Kill Devil Hills 7,777 31.5%
3723 Brevard 7,755 13.8%
3756 Marion 7,652 11.4%
3767 Oak Ridge 7,595 83.6%
3850 Forest City 7,354 -2.3%
3925 King 7,156 18.6%
3932 Mills River 7,134 24.7%
3950 Trinity 7,072 5.1%
4011 St. James 6,913 692.7%
4053 Unionville 6,788 35.9%
4101 Selma 6,601 8.2%
4112 Carolina Beach 6,575 28.6%
4136 Marvin 6,510 352.0%
4259 Boiling Spring Lakes 6,168 103.5%
4273 Cherryville 6,132 10.8%
4323 Hamlet 6,022 -2.9%
4325 Dallas 6,016 60.1%
4334 Stokesdale 5,995 83.3%
4367 Mocksville 5,908 38.9%
4428 Walkertown 5,781 38.9%
4462 Angier 5,703 68.8%
4471 Nashville 5,682 28.1%
4549 Bessemer City 5,507 3.2%
4604 Cramerton 5,381 79.9%
4732 Long View 5,125 8.0%
4733 Whispering Pines 5,124 146.9%
4745 Williamston 5,104 -14.0%
4777 Pleasant Garden 5,044 6.8%
4782 Wadesboro 5,038 -10.0%
4784 Sawmills 5,036 1.7%
4785 Archer Lodge 5,034
4795 Ayden 5,022 6.6%
4798 Creedmoor 5,017 108.2%
4847 Granite Falls 4,927 6.2%
4877 Ahoskie 4,879 -1.0%
4919 Midway 4,814 6.8%
4933 Midland 4,801 87.3%
4950 Carolina Shores 4,763 153.2%
4965 Raeford 4,724 23.6%
4986 Whiteville 4,688 -9.2%
4997 Valdese 4,672 -0.5%
5023 Randleman 4,631 28.8%
5024 Weaverville 4,631 58.0%
5029 Locust 4,623 81.6%
5038 Erwin 4,604 2.0%
5042 Pittsboro 4,592 92.6%
5055 Ranlo 4,570 105.0%
5056 Beaufort 4,569 20.4%
5069 Lillington 4,558 56.3%
5080 Boiling Springs 4,536 16.6%
5120 Farmville 4,469 0.8%
5124 Newport 4,459 33.0%
5128 China Grove 4,454 20.8%
5150 Holly Ridge 4,420 432.5%
5153 Canton 4,418 10.0%
5177 Edenton 4,391 -11.9%
5229 Shallotte 4,310 142.4%
5254 Sunset Beach 4,270 101.5%
5276 North Wilkesboro 4,239 1.6%
5284 Franklin 4,233 10.8%
5340 Spindale 4,163 4.4%
5361 Southport 4,124 69.4%
5364 Surf City 4,119 179.0%
5373 Benson 4,103 36.1%
5398 Elkin 4,060 -2.9%
5410 Mount Olive 4,036 -11.3%
5427 Stanley 4,004 30.7%
5428 Trent Woods 4,004 -5.2%
5495 Wingate 3,907 60.9%
5506 Emerald Isle 3,891 11.6%
5552 Swansboro 3,825 116.5%
5563 Troutman 3,809 115.6%
5583 Hudson 3,777 23.0%
5599 Kitty Hawk 3,761 25.4%
5621 Maiden 3,726 14.1%
5624 Jamestown 3,721 20.0%
5630 Landis 3,712 21.6%
5638 Gamewell 3,704 -3.7%
5642 Lowell 3,701 38.6%
5667 Eastover 3,675 -4.1%
5668 Tabor City 3,674 44.6%
5712 Rutherfordton 3,621 -13.2%
5743 Wilkesboro 3,575 11.7%
5768 Fairview 3,540 14.9%
5788 Flat Rock 3,504 30.1%
5870 Rural Hall 3,413 39.0%
5922 Windsor 3,354 44.8%
5927 Red Oak 3,349 22.6%
5938 Lake Park 3,335 55.8%
5960 Spencer 3,315 -1.2%
5961 Wallace 3,315 -1.0%
6020 Mineral Springs 3,235 74.6%
6025 Plymouth 3,230 -21.8%
6068 Nags Head 3,182 17.3%
6076 Southern Shores 3,175 43.1%
6078 Green Level 3,174 46.1%
6109 Bermuda Run 3,141 119.8%
6117 Elizabethtown 3,132 -18.0%
6139 Wallburg 3,107 8.1%
6153 Red Springs 3,096 -11.0%
6182 Burgaw 3,071 -11.2%
6256 Louisburg 3,008 -6.2%
6259 Granite Quarry 3,006 33.8%
6344 Troy 2,913 -17.5%
6381 River Bend 2,881 -1.5%
6464 Pembroke 2,812 2.5%
6484 Yadkinville 2,792 -1.8%
6501 Carthage 2,781 40.0%
6603 Warsaw 2,683 -12.0%
6605 Cajah's Mountain 2,682 -0.8%
6613 Liberty 2,676 0.6%
6615 La Grange 2,672 -5.7%
6632 Wilson's Mills 2,661 94.9%
6638 Wentworth 2,657 -4.3%
6681 Tobaccoville 2,622 14.7%
6684 Sylva 2,618 7.4%
6736 Franklinton 2,572 46.8%
6747 Marshville 2,565 7.8%
6812 Murfreesboro 2,512 2.2%
6884 Grifton 2,467 8.9%
6894 Swepsonville 2,456 152.1%
6903 Belville 2,447 106.3%
6947 Wrightsville Beach 2,421 -6.5%
6957 Mayodan 2,415 -2.1%
6968 Norwood 2,403 -7.0%
7061 Four Oaks 2,331 39.2%
7079 Taylorsville 2,320 27.6%
7084 Rockwell 2,317 17.5%
7090 Jonesville 2,314 2.2%
7101 Richlands 2,302 136.8%
7158 Haw River 2,263 18.6%
7187 Cape Carteret 2,249 81.0%
7214 Laurel Park 2,233 12.4%
7236 Spruce Pine 2,216 8.8%
7269 Calabash 2,192 69.1%
7277 Coats 2,189 17.1%
7299 Fairmont 2,176 -16.5%
7323 Oakboro 2,162 80.1%
7352 Kure Beach 2,148 37.9%
7371 Pine Level 2,139 40.6%
7397 Madison 2,120 -6.3%
7400 Youngsville 2,119 212.0%
7406 Maxton 2,116 -22.1%
7503 St. Pauls 2,055 2.1%

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