Benton County, Oregon Population 2020

Benton County, Oregon's estimated population is 91,567 with a growth rate of 2.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benton County, Oregon is the 11th largest county in Oregon.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201892,1015340.58%
201791,5671,8242.03%
201689,7431,4731.67%
201588,2701,0491.20%
201487,2211,0531.22%
201386,168-507-0.58%
201286,6754150.48%
201186,2606860.80%
201085,57414,76320.85%
199070,8112,6003.81%
198068,21114,43526.84%
197053,77614,61137.31%
196039,1657,59524.06%
195031,57012,94169.47%
194018,6292,07412.53%
193016,5552,81120.45%
192013,7443,08128.89%
191010,6633,95759.01%
19006,706-1,944-22.47%
18908,6502,24735.09%
18806,4031,81939.68%
18704,5841,51049.12%
18603,0742,260277.64%
18508140.00%

How Many People Live in Benton County, Oregon?

91,567

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76,88685.64%
Asian6,4397.17%
Two or More Races3,6444.06%
Some Other Race1,1701.30%
Black or African American8880.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native5210.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2320.26%

Benton County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2020

Benton County, Oregon Median Age

32.9


Total

30.9


Male

34.9


Female

Benton County, Oregon Adults

There are 74,956 adults, (13,573 of whom are seniors) in Benton County, Oregon.

Benton County, Oregon Age Dependency

46.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

44,463

49.52%

Male

45,317

50.48%

Benton County, Oregon Households and Families

Benton County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benton County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All56.8%43.2%
Female46.6%53.4%
Male44.9%55.1%
Non Family34.9%65.1%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,0562.456.8
Married16,4222.9479.2
Non Family14,9871.6434.9
Female2,4083.0846.6
Male1,2393.1644.9

2.88

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benton County, Oregon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9611.77%
9th to 12th Grade1,5182.79%
High School Graduate7,56313.91%
Some College10,92520.10%
Associates Degree4,2327.78%
Bachelors Degree15,79129.05%
Graduate Degree13,37424.60%

Benton County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White46,37544,86824,917
Asian3,0802,9742,404
Hispanic3,0792,3121,017
Multiple Races1,2981,120517
Other Race685538211
Black432432237
Native American307261108
Islander11610329

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,131$48,300$32,337
Less Than High School$25,028$29,188$
High School Grad$28,136$35,564$22,067
Some College$31,265$37,899$27,156
Bachelors Degree$42,039$54,727$32,605
Graduate Degree$59,144$76,163$48,937

$40,131

Average Earnings

$48,300

Average Male

$32,337

Average Female

Benton County, Oregon Language

Benton County, Oregon Language by Age

Benton County, Oregon Language

85.68% of Benton County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 14.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.60% of the population.

Benton County, Oregon Poverty

Benton County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68,49911,19116.34%
Asian5,8522,46742.16%
Hispanic5,8771,59027.05%
Multiple3,17476424.07%
Other1,12931728.08%
Black85024028.24%
Native49412024.29%
Islander1826636.26%

19.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.32%

Male Poverty Rate

18.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Oregon is Asian, with 42.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Oregon is White, with 16.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.65%
High School15.40%
Some College12.76%
Bachelors or Greater6.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.61%
Male Unemployed38.44%
Male Employed14.49%
Female Employed13.85%

Benton County, Oregon Income

Benton County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,655$80,539
Families$83,496$106,416
Married Families$93,152$117,014
Non Families$30,674$44,001

Benton County, Oregon Marital Status

Benton County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

Benton County, Oregon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Benton County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Benton County, Oregon Veterans

5,249

Number of Veterans

4,702

Male Veterans

547

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,911
Second Gulf War843
First Gulf War782
Korea667
World War II253

Benton County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9017.60%
2 or More1475.58%
Hispanic1182.56%
Asian681.24%
Indian4510.20%
Black395.79%
Hawaiian3315.14%
Other161.69%

Benton County, Oregon Veterans by Education

7.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton County, Oregon Employment Status

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Benton County, Oregon Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

42.80%

Born in Oregon

89.58%

Native Born

10.42%

Foreign Born

7.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.58% of Benton County, Oregon residents were born in the United States, with 42.80% having been born in Oregon. 7.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Benton County, Oregon

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Corvallis544985711026124.79%
Albany 501585321130536.09%
Philomath45864676901.96%
Adair Village84084330.36%
Monroe617631142.27%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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