Benson County, North Dakota Population 2018

Benson County, North Dakota's estimated population is 6,936 with a growth rate of 1.24% 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
20176,875-61-0.88%
20176,936851.24%
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 Native3,855
White2,854
Two or More Races144
Some Other Race13
Asian9

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

Benson County, North Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Benson County, North Dakota Median Age

30.7


Total

30.5


Male

30.9


Female

Benson County, North Dakota Adults

There are 4,523 adults, (882 of whom are seniors) in Benson County, North Dakota.

Benson County, North Dakota Age Dependency

88.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Benson County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

3,355

48.80%

Male

3,520

51.20%

Benson County, North Dakota Households and Families

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

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

Benson County, North Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All62.8%37.2%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Male49.8%50.2%
Female46.2%53.8%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benson County, North Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2922.9962.8
Married9873.378.6
Non Family6511.1954.2
Female4374.346.2
Male2174.4149.8

3.56

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

8.2%

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 Grade1624.14%
9th to 12th Grade43811.18%
High School Graduate1,20930.87%
Some College85521.83%
Associates Degree64916.57%
Bachelors Degree44911.46%
Graduate Degree1553.96%

Benson County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1571,987475
Native American1,6831,254121
Multiple Races50504
Hispanic31304
Other Race88
Asian55

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 22.02%.

Benson County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,934$40,606$28,534
Less Than High School$20,625$22,083$15,556
High School Grad$26,230$30,729$24,648
Some College$31,946$40,947$26,985
Bachelors Degree$45,735$55,000$40,750
Graduate Degree$53,750$72,917$51,719

$31,934

Average Earnings

$40,606

Average Male

$28,534

Average Female

Benson County, North Dakota Language

Benson County, North Dakota Language by Age

Benson County, North Dakota Language

95.88% of Benson County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 4.12% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 3.28% of the population.

Benson County, North Dakota Poverty

Benson County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native3,8151,96051.38%
White2,8312769.75%
Hispanic602440.00%
Multiple1402316.43%
Asian9333.33%

33.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.16%

Male Poverty Rate

34.40%

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 51.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benson County, North Dakota is White, with 9.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.39%.

Benson County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.67%
High School22.55%
Some College21.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed70.97%
Male Unemployed46.23%
Female Employed13.94%
Male Employed10.08%

Benson County, North Dakota Income

Benson County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,500$63,622
Families$49,542$66,713
Married Families$66,366$
Non Families$26,875$49,953

Benson County, North Dakota Marital Status

Benson County, North Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

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


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

Benson County, North Dakota Veterans

Benson County, North Dakota Veterans by War

389

Number of Veterans

369

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam184
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War40
Korea35
World War II13

Benson County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74112
55 to 6499
75+82
35 to 5471
18 to 3425

Benson County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White25710.84%
Indian1266.12%
Hispanic1127.50%
Other675.00%

Benson County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

12.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benson County, North Dakota Employment Status

Benson County, North Dakota Employment by Age

55%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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