Benton County, Minnesota Population 2018

Benton County, Minnesota's estimated population is 39,937 with a growth rate of 1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benton County, Minnesota is the 24th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201739,9374801.22%
201639,457-11-0.03%
201639,4681530.39%
201539,3152150.55%
201439,1001200.31%
201338,9803080.80%
201238,672-58-0.15%
201138,7302660.69%
201038,4648,27927.43%
199030,1854,99819.84%
198025,1874,34620.85%
197020,8413,55420.56%
196017,2871,3768.65%
195015,911-195-1.21%
194016,1061,0506.97%
193015,0569836.99%
192014,0732,45821.16%
191011,6151,70317.18%
19009,9123,62857.73%
18906,2843,272108.63%
18803,0121,45493.32%
18701,558931148.48%
186062720950.00%
18504180.00%

Benton County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White37,032
Black or African American1,046
Two or More Races743
Asian437
American Indian and Alaska Native167
Some Other Race32

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

Benton County, Minnesota 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, Minnesota Median Age

35.8


Total

35.6


Male

36.1


Female

Benton County, Minnesota Adults

There are 29,751 adults, (5,445 of which are seniors) in Benton County, Minnesota.

Benton County, Minnesota Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

19,721

49.98%

Male

19,736

50.02%

Benton County, Minnesota Households and Families

Benton County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benton County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
Male69.5%30.5%
All69.1%30.9%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Female41.6%58.4%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benton County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,7262.4569.1
Married7,7383.0890.1
Non Family5,4081.2847.4
Female1,6663.0941.6
Male9142.8869.5

2.96

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benton County, Minnesota Households

Benton County, Minnesota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6992.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,3565.11%
High School Graduate8,56632.27%
Some College6,52424.58%
Associates Degree3,50213.19%
Bachelors Degree4,24215.98%
Graduate Degree1,6526.22%

Benton County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,85823,1755,360
Black652445153
Hispanic41734074
Asian359293237
Multiple Races20919770
Native American8668
Other Race28288

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 66.02%.

Benton County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,142$41,066$29,386
Less Than High School$18,095$30,938$11,982
High School Grad$30,948$36,507$23,542
Some College$34,448$41,913$28,623
Bachelors Degree$37,979$50,149$34,287
Graduate Degree$60,096$64,509$57,727

$35,142

Average Earnings

$41,066

Average Male

$29,386

Average Female

Benton County, Minnesota Language

Benton County, Minnesota Language by Age

Benton County, Minnesota Language

96.35% of Benton County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Benton County, Minnesota Poverty

Benton County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,7484,08711.43%
Multiple73634546.88%
Hispanic78326433.72%
Asian43720647.14%
Black98619419.68%
Native16713279.04%

13.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.36%

Male Poverty Rate

15.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Minnesota is Native, with 79.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Minnesota is White, with 11.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.28%.

Benton County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.24%
High School11.48%
Some College10.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.92%

Benton County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.03%
Male Unemployed23.57%
Female Employed7.45%
Male Employed5.22%

Benton County, Minnesota Income

Benton County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,841$64,567
Families$63,579$74,460
Married Families$77,937$86,381
Non Families$28,955$40,444

Benton County, Minnesota Marital Status

Benton County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Benton County, Minnesota 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 45To54.

Benton County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by War

2,675

Number of Veterans

2,490

Male Veterans

185

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam891
First Gulf War398
Second Gulf War305
Korea294
World War II219

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74735
75+690
35 to 54541
55 to 64533
18 to 34176

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5929.19%
Asian5815.30%
2 or More207.66%
Hispanic153.30%
Indian55.68%

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton County, Minnesota Employment Status

Benton County, Minnesota Employment by Age

70.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Benton County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Benton County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Benton County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
St. Cloud 660296764116122.44%
Sartell 158821714712657.96%
Sauk Rapids12833136317986.22%
Foley26302652220.84%
Rice12751361866.75%
Royalton 12391216-23-1.86%
Gilman22322300.00%
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