Benton County, Indiana Population 2018

Benton County, Indiana's estimated population is 8,613 with a growth rate of -1.10% 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
20178,613-96-1.10%
20168,709540.62%
20168,655-37-0.43%
20158,692-28-0.32%
20148,720-27-0.31%
20138,747-75-0.85%
20128,822-36-0.41%
20118,858-5-0.06%
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%

Benton County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,516
Black or African American80
Two or More Races75
Some Other Race18
Asian18
American Indian and Alaska Native2

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Benton County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Benton County, Indiana Median Age

40.5


Total

37.4


Male

42.5


Female

Benton County, Indiana Adults

There are 6,506 adults, (1,420 of which are seniors) in Benton County, Indiana.

Benton County, Indiana Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

4,368

50.16%

Male

4,341

49.84%

Benton County, Indiana Households and Families

Benton County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benton County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Female50.2%49.8%
Male45.9%54.1%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benton County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3882.5372.6
Married1,7383.1785.9
Non Family1,0721.2164.3
Female3233.1350.2
Male255345.9

3.04

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benton County, Indiana Households

Benton County, Indiana Education

Benton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade971.66%
9th to 12th Grade5068.68%
High School Graduate2,62945.08%
Some College1,13419.44%
Associates Degree4718.08%
Bachelors Degree75312.91%
Graduate Degree2424.15%

Benton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5285,033960
Hispanic2171156
Multiple Races383711
Black34339
Asian1499
Other Race1211
Native American22

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 native american people with a rate of 64.29%.

Benton County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,992$37,029$24,375
Less Than High School$18,636$18,500$21,250
High School Grad$30,902$39,405$19,459
Some College$28,060$33,472$22,470
Bachelors Degree$44,815$56,000$40,625
Graduate Degree$47,917$48,438$47,171

$30,992

Average Earnings

$37,029

Average Male

$24,375

Average Female

Benton County, Indiana Language

Benton County, Indiana Language by Age

Benton County, Indiana Language

95.14% of Benton County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 4.86% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.20% of the population.

Benton County, Indiana Poverty

Benton County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9621,01412.74%
Hispanic4475812.98%
Multiple701927.14%
Black7767.79%
Other1815.56%

12.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.19%

Male Poverty Rate

15.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Indiana is Multiple, with 27.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Indiana is Other, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.95%.

Benton County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.90%
High School9.16%
Some College9.12%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%

Benton County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.71%
Female Unemployed33.77%
Female Employed9.18%
Male Employed5.29%

Benton County, Indiana Income

Benton County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,069$58,516
Families$57,539$66,659
Married Families$66,189$
Non Families$29,779$37,259

Benton County, Indiana Marital Status

Benton County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Benton County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Benton County, Indiana Veterans

Benton County, Indiana Veterans by War

542

Number of Veterans

502

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam196
First Gulf War107
Second Gulf War70
Korea47
World War II24

Benton County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74160
75+132
55 to 64125
35 to 5493
18 to 3432

Benton County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5278.26%
Black720.00%
2 or More610.53%
Hispanic20.75%
Other212.50%

Benton County, Indiana Veterans by Education

1.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton County, Indiana Employment Status

Benton County, Indiana Employment by Age

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Benton County, Indiana Employment by Race

Benton County, Indiana Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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