Benton County, Indiana Population 2019

Benton County, Indiana's estimated population is 8,617 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benton County, Indiana is the 89th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20188,653360.42%
20178,617-39-0.45%
20168,656-34-0.39%
20158,690-28-0.32%
20148,718-28-0.32%
20138,746-74-0.84%
20128,820-35-0.40%
20118,855-8-0.09%
20108,863-578-6.12%
19909,441-777-7.60%
198010,218-1,044-9.27%
197011,262-650-5.46%
196011,9124503.93%
195011,4623453.10%
194011,117-769-6.47%
193011,886-320-2.62%
192012,206-482-3.80%
191012,688-435-3.31%
190013,1231,22010.25%
189011,9037957.16%
188011,1085,49397.83%
18705,6152,80699.89%
18602,8091,665145.54%
18501,1440.00%

How Many People Live in Benton County, Indiana?

8,617

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,48297.66%
Two or More Races911.05%
Black or African American760.88%
Some Other Race210.24%
Asian140.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.01%

Benton County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Benton County, Indiana Median Age

40.9


Total

37.9


Male

42.8


Female

Benton County, Indiana Adults

There are 6,514 adults, (1,478 of whom are seniors) in Benton County, Indiana.

Benton County, Indiana Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

4,336

49.93%

Male

4,349

50.07%

Benton County, Indiana Households and Families

Benton County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benton County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Male58.9%41.1%
Female40.5%59.5%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3972.5273.9
Married1,7193.2587.2
Non Family1,1701.265.5
Female2993.1140.5
Male2093.0558.9

3.1

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benton County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1252.14%
9th to 12th Grade4908.39%
High School Graduate2,59044.34%
Some College1,21720.84%
Associates Degree4397.52%
Bachelors Degree74412.74%
Graduate Degree2364.04%

Benton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5245,022949
Hispanic2121225
Multiple Races513910
Black41348
Asian1288
Other Race109
Native American11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,491$38,542$23,954
Less Than High School$23,529$25,766$
High School Grad$31,386$39,900$17,056
Some College$29,415$37,313$23,817
Bachelors Degree$43,750$53,500$39,063
Graduate Degree$48,352$49,375$47,500

$31,491

Average Earnings

$38,542

Average Male

$23,954

Average Female

Benton County, Indiana Language

Benton County, Indiana Language by Age

Benton County, Indiana Language

95.52% of Benton County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 4.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.92% of the population.

Benton County, Indiana Poverty

Benton County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9361,19615.07%
Hispanic4405913.41%
Multiple861213.95%
Black7045.71%

14.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.03%

Male Poverty Rate

18.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Indiana is White, with 15.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Indiana is Black, with 5.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.92%
Some College11.03%
High School10.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.98%
Female Unemployed31.34%
Female Employed11.47%
Male Employed5.49%

Benton County, Indiana Income

Benton County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,183$58,906
Families$59,304$67,684
Married Families$67,643-
Non Families$30,170$39,586

Benton County, Indiana Marital Status

Benton County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Benton County, Indiana 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 County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Benton County, Indiana Veterans

466

Number of Veterans

421

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam170
First Gulf War99
Korea49
Second Gulf War46
World War II14

Benton County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4446.97%
Black1330.95%
2 or More710.29%
Hispanic20.75%
Other210.53%

Benton County, Indiana Veterans by Education

1.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton County, Indiana Employment Status

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Benton County, Indiana 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

74.95%

Born in Indiana

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.05% of Benton County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 74.95% having been born in Indiana. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Benton County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fowler23172265-52-2.24%
Otterbein 12621256-6-0.48%
Oxford11621137-25-2.15%
Boswell778759-19-2.44%
Earl Park348331-17-4.89%
Ambia239235-4-1.67%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990