Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fort Benton is 1,511. Fort Benton, Montana is the 8,672nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Fort Benton was in 1990, when its population was 1,660. In 1990, Fort Benton was the 7,654th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,672nd largest city in the US. Fort Benton is currently 9.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Fort Benton has shrunk 5.3% since the year 2000. Fort Benton, Montana's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Fort Benton, Montana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,183. The voting age population is 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.3% of the residents of Fort Benton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fort Benton are 98.4% White, 1.0% Asian, 0.3% American Indian and 0.3% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fort Benton, 8.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 6.5%. On a per-household basis, 2.5% of families are below the poverty line in Fort Benton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.0% of Fort Benton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 98.4% of Fort Benton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 30.7% have a bachelor's degree and 5.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fort Benton residents aged 5 and older, 1.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fort Benton is 5.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fort Benton, 26.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fort Benton is $44,318.
In Fort Benton, 68.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.0% of housing units in Fort Benton.
Of all the housing units in Fort Benton, 27.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Fort Benton, 5.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fort Benton is $582.
In Fort Benton, 77.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|8664||Ash Grove, Missouri||1,513||5.2%|
|8667||Cottonwood Shores, Texas||1,512||67.4%|
|8669||De Kalb, Texas||1,511||-16.6%|
|8670||East Canton, Ohio||1,511||-7.2%|
|8672||Fort Benton, Montana||1,511||-5.3%|
|8674||Mount Pulaski, Illinois||1,510||-11.0%|
|9997||White Sulphur Springs||1,052||7.0%|
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