Benton, Arkansas Population 2019

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201735,7895951.69%
201635,1941,5094.48%
201533,6856061.83%
201433,0795561.71%
201332,5236532.05%
201231,8705701.82%
201131,3004391.42%
201030,8618,9553.49%
200021,9063,7291.88%
199018,1774600.26%
198017,7171,2180.71%
197016,4996,1004.72%
196010,3994,1225.18%
19506,2772,7756.01%
19403,502570.16%
19303,4455121.62%
19202,9330.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,399
Black or African American2,807
Two or More Races720
Asian421
Some Other Race413
American Indian and Alaska Native195
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander79

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Benton Ar Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Benton Ar Median Age

36.4


Total

35.7


Male

36.7


Female

Benton Ar Adults

There are 25,074 adults, (4,724 of whom are seniors) in Benton Ar.

Benton Ar Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton Ar Sex Ratio

Female

17,759

52.18%

Male

16,275

47.82%

Benton Ar Households and Families

Benton Ar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Benton Ar Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
Male69.4%30.6%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Female50.1%49.9%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benton Ar Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7182.6467.7
Married6,3653.3581.2
Non Family4,0281.2253.8
Female1,7463.0150.1
Male5793.5369.4

3.21

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benton Ar Households

Benton Ar Education

Benton Ar Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7333.24%
9th to 12th Grade1,8438.14%
High School Graduate6,37828.17%
Some College5,43624.01%
Associates Degree1,8067.98%
Bachelors Degree4,08918.06%
Graduate Degree2,36010.42%

Benton Ar Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,28617,6535,833
Black1,8161,447377
Hispanic91051875
Asian29121688
Other Race2146610
Multiple Races21115669
Native American1058222
Islander4444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 32.70%.

Benton Ar Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,709$42,701$34,881
Less Than High School$22,548$23,503$21,566
High School Grad$28,364$37,325$23,277
Some College$36,118$41,475$32,386
Bachelors Degree$46,952$58,028$41,156
Graduate Degree$63,095$79,226$53,750

$37,709

Average Earnings

$42,701

Average Male

$34,881

Average Female

Benton Ar Language

Benton Ar Language by Age

Benton Ar Language

93.13% of Benton Ar residents speak only English, while 6.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.46% of the population.

Benton Ar Poverty

Benton Ar Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,3161,7306.33%
Black2,74145716.67%
Hispanic2,02740019.73%
Multiple72026136.25%
Other41319747.70%
Asian4217918.76%
Native1952311.79%

8.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.66%

Male Poverty Rate

8.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton Ar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton Ar is Other, with 47.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton Ar is White, with 6.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.73%.

Benton Ar Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.33%
High School9.43%
Some College6.90%
Bachelors or Greater2.96%

Benton Ar Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.09%
Female Unemployed15.44%
Male Employed3.90%
Female Employed1.92%

Benton Ar Income

Benton Ar Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,817$72,356
Families$72,881$84,187
Married Families$85,661$
Non Families$30,219$44,363

Benton Ar Marital Status

Benton Ar Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton Ar Married by Age and Sex

Benton Ar Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Benton Ar Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Benton Ar Veterans

Benton Ar Veterans by War

2,447

Number of Veterans

2,274

Male Veterans

173

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam823
First Gulf War623
Second Gulf War391
Korea160
World War II153

Benton Ar Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54807
65 to 74553
55 to 64484
75+465
18 to 34138

Benton Ar Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1659.83%
Black21110.35%
Indian5636.84%
Hispanic151.31%
2 or More155.77%

Benton Ar Veterans by Education

8.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton Ar Employment Status

Benton Ar Employment by Age

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Benton Ar Employment by Race

Benton Ar Employment by Education

Benton Ar Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.41%

Born in Arkansas

95.82%

Native Born

4.18%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.82% of Benton Ar residents were born in the United States, with 67.41% having been born in Arkansas. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.