Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Benton City is 3,488. Benton City, Washington is the 5,807th largest city in the US.
The current population of Benton City (3,488) is it's peak population.
Benton City has grown 33.2% since the 2000. Benton City, Washington is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 82% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of Benton City, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,262. The voting age population is 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.5% of the residents of Benton City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Benton City are 86.7% White, 9.7% Other, 1.9% American Indian, 1.5% Two or more races and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 32.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Benton City, 12.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.2%. On a per-household basis, 10.0% of families are below the poverty line in Benton City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.0% of Benton City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.0% of Benton City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.8% have a bachelor's degree and 2.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Benton City residents aged 5 and older, 26.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 25.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Benton City is 5.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Benton City, 27.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Benton City is $55,175.
In Benton City, 77.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 22.8% of housing units in Benton City.
Of all the housing units in Benton City, 2.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Benton City, 25.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 330 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Benton City is $863.
In Benton City, 75.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|5799||Avondale Estates, Georgia||3,496||33.0%|
|5804||Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania||3,494||-3.2%|
|5805||Pleasant Valley, West Virginia||3,492||12.9%|
|5806||Sauk City, Wisconsin||3,490||11.8%|
|5807||Benton City, Washington||3,488||33.2%|
|5811||Hot Springs, South Dakota||3,485||-15.9%|
|5813||Eagle Lake, Texas||3,484||-4.8%|
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