Benton County, Missouri Population 2018

Benton County, Missouri's estimated population is 19,074 with a growth rate of 0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benton County, Missouri is the 57th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,918-156-0.82%
201719,0741530.81%
201618,9211390.74%
201518,782-92-0.49%
201418,874-66-0.35%
201318,940-48-0.25%
201218,988-40-0.21%
201119,028-67-0.35%
201019,0955,23637.78%
199013,8591,67613.76%
198012,1832,48825.66%
19709,69595810.96%
19608,737-343-3.78%
19509,080-2,062-18.51%
194011,142-566-4.83%
193011,708-1,281-9.86%
192012,989-1,892-12.71%
191014,881-1,675-10.12%
190016,5561,58310.57%
189014,9732,57720.79%
188012,3961,0749.49%
187011,3222,25024.80%
18609,0724,05780.90%
18505,01581019.26%
18404,2050.00%

Benton County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,307
Two or More Races370
American Indian and Alaska Native140
Black or African American67
Asian24
Some Other Race7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3

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

Benton County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Benton County, Missouri Median Age

53.2


Total

52.9


Male

53.4


Female

Benton County, Missouri Adults

There are 15,582 adults, (5,482 of whom are seniors) in Benton County, Missouri.

Benton County, Missouri Age Dependency

87.3

Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

9,610

50.80%

Male

9,308

49.20%

Benton County, Missouri Households and Families

Benton County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Benton County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
All81.4%18.6%
Non Family75.2%24.8%
Male65.1%34.9%
Female38.6%61.4%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benton County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9822.3481.4
Married4,4332.8391.2
Non Family2,7021.1775.2
Female4953.6138.6
Male3523.2965.1

2.86

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benton County, Missouri Households

Benton County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6824.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,58110.86%
High School Graduate6,26343.02%
Some College3,29322.62%
Associates Degree1,0497.21%
Bachelors Degree1,0056.90%
Graduate Degree6854.71%

Benton County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,04311,8751,669
Multiple Races21117411
Hispanic191178
Native American1361186
Black33194
Asian185
Other Race77
Islander33

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 12.12%.

Benton County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,376$31,950$20,923
Less Than High School$20,313$23,032$11,920
High School Grad$25,471$31,642$17,468
Some College$26,239$35,909$18,333
Bachelors Degree$25,600$23,819$26,025
Graduate Degree$48,542$54,031$42,441

$26,376

Average Earnings

$31,950

Average Male

$20,923

Average Female

Benton County, Missouri Language

Benton County, Missouri Language by Age

Benton County, Missouri Language

98.22% of Benton County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Benton County, Missouri Poverty

Benton County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,7473,09017.41%
Multiple36823263.04%
Hispanic3589727.09%
Native1408762.14%
Black491734.69%

18.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.17%

Male Poverty Rate

20.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Missouri is Multiple, with 63.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Missouri is White, with 17.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.40%.

Benton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.57%
Some College18.40%
High School15.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.54%

Benton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.02%
Male Unemployed24.58%
Female Employed9.69%
Male Employed5.60%

Benton County, Missouri Income

Benton County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,097$45,872
Families$42,689$54,505
Married Families$47,033$
Non Families$19,867$27,127

Benton County, Missouri Marital Status

Benton County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Benton County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Benton County, Missouri Marital Status by Race


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

Benton County, Missouri Veterans

Benton County, Missouri Veterans by War

2,177

Number of Veterans

2,082

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,072
First Gulf War258
Korea215
Second Gulf War125
World War II93

Benton County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74767
55 to 64573
75+523
35 to 54283
18 to 3431

Benton County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,17514.37%
Hispanic177.73%
2 or More10.44%
Indian10.74%

Benton County, Missouri Veterans by Education

10.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton County, Missouri Employment Status

Benton County, Missouri Employment by Age

42.4%

Labor Force Participation

38.3%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Benton County, Missouri Employment by Race

Benton County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Benton County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Warsaw21272120-7-0.33%
Lincoln11901181-9-0.76%
Cole Camp11211114-7-0.62%
Ionia 888800.00%
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