Benson County, North Dakota Population 2018

Benson County, North Dakota's estimated population is 6,936 with a growth rate of 1.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benson County, North Dakota is the 20th largest county in North Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,9361341.97%
20166,802-49-0.72%
20166,851360.53%
20156,815-66-0.96%
20146,881-13-0.19%
20136,8941271.88%
20126,767831.24%
20116,68470.10%
20106,677-521-7.24%
19907,198-746-9.39%
19807,944-301-3.65%
19708,245-1,190-12.61%
19609,435-1,240-11.62%
195010,675-1,954-15.47%
194012,629-698-5.24%
193013,3272321.77%
192013,0954143.26%
191012,6814,36152.42%
19008,3205,860238.21%
18902,4600.00%

Benson County, North Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
American Indian and Alaska Native3,756
White2,885
Two or More Races150
Asian7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4

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

Benson County, North Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Benson County, North Dakota Median Age

30.8


Total

31.3


Male

30.5


Female

Benson County, North Dakota Adults

There are 4,483 adults, (837 of which are seniors) in Benson County, North Dakota.

Benson County, North Dakota Age Dependency

86.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Benson County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

3,310

48.66%

Male

3,492

51.34%

Benson County, North Dakota Households and Families

Benson County, North Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benson County, North Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All62.9%37.1%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Male53.2%46.8%
Female44.3%55.7%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benson County, North Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2573.0162.9
Married9603.3479
Non Family6521.1754.6
Female4274.4444.3
Male2184.2253.2

3.61

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benson County, North Dakota Households

Benson County, North Dakota Education

Benson County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1714.43%
9th to 12th Grade40910.59%
High School Graduate1,25032.38%
Some College86722.46%
Associates Degree58515.15%
Bachelors Degree42310.96%
Graduate Degree1564.04%

Benson County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1131,944431
Native American1,6461,235133
Hispanic565611
Multiple Races37374
Asian66
Islander44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 20.40%.

Benson County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,867$36,935$26,948
Less Than High School$17,222$20,568$12,083
High School Grad$25,921$31,068$21,438
Some College$30,833$38,833$27,031
Bachelors Degree$42,500$51,250$38,681
Graduate Degree$51,607$56,875$46,250

$30,867

Average Earnings

$36,935

Average Male

$26,948

Average Female

Benson County, North Dakota Language

Benson County, North Dakota Language by Age

Benson County, North Dakota Language

97.37% of Benson County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 2.63% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Benson County, North Dakota Poverty

Benson County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native3,7361,95552.33%
White2,81428910.27%
Hispanic1645533.54%
Multiple1481510.14%
Asian7342.86%

33.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.83%

Male Poverty Rate

35.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benson County, North Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benson County, North Dakota is Native, with 52.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benson County, North Dakota is Multiple, with 10.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.22%.

Benson County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.55%
High School27.75%
Some College20.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%

Benson County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed75.86%
Male Unemployed51.00%
Female Employed12.95%
Male Employed12.21%

Benson County, North Dakota Income

Benson County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,530$60,318
Families$46,182$63,412
Married Families$63,106$
Non Families$26,705$47,966

Benson County, North Dakota Marital Status

Benson County, North Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Benson County, North Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Benson County, North Dakota 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 55To64.

Benson County, North Dakota Marital Status by Race

Benson County, North Dakota Veterans

Benson County, North Dakota Veterans by War

373

Number of Veterans

351

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam186
First Gulf War40
Korea26
Second Gulf War21
World War II12

Benson County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74114
55 to 64103
75+73
35 to 5472
18 to 3411

Benson County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White24410.29%
Indian1296.30%
Hispanic79.21%

Benson County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

14.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benson County, North Dakota Employment Status

Benson County, North Dakota Employment by Age

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Benson County, North Dakota Employment by Race

Benson County, North Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Benson County, North Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Leeds44544720.45%
Maddock382380-2-0.52%
Minnewaukan22422400.00%
Oberon105104-1-0.95%
Esmond10099-1-1.00%
Warwick656611.54%
Brinsmade353500.00%
Knox252500.00%
York232300.00%
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