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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Benton is 946. Benton, Kansas is the 10,453rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Benton was in 2020, when its population was 950. In 2020, Benton was the 10,416th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,453rd largest city in the US. Benton is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Benton has grown 14.5% since the 2000. Benton, Kansas is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 83% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Benton, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 795. The voting age population is 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.6% of the residents of Benton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Benton are 85.8% White, 11.9% Black, 1.8% Two or more races, 0.3% Asian and 0.2% American Indian.
In Benton, 5.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 6.0%. On a per-household basis, 4.1% of families are below the poverty line in Benton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 73.0% of Benton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.1% of Benton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 32.4% have a bachelor's degree and 8.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Benton residents aged 5 and older, 7.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Benton is 2.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Benton, 27.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Benton is $87,500.
In Benton, 78.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 21.8% of housing units in Benton.
Of all the housing units in Benton, 8.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Benton, 23.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Benton is $830.
In Benton, 90.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.