Ben Avon, South Carolina Population 2024

2,133

Ben Avon is a city located in Spartanburg County South Carolina. Ben Avon has a 2024 population of 2,133. Ben Avon is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -2.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,189 in 2020.

The average household income in Ben Avon is $64,354 with a poverty rate of 14.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ben Avon is 34.7 years, 36.6 years for males, and 31.3 years for females.

Ben Avon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ben Avon was:

  • White: 71.91%
  • Black or African American: 25.4%
  • Two or more races: 2.68%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,276.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.56% (-56)
The current population of Ben Avon, South Carolina is 2,133 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,189.

Ben Avon, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,55471.91%
Black or African American54925.4%
Two or more races582.68%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ben Avon Population by Race

Ben Avon Population Pyramid 2024

Ben Avon Median Age

34.7

Total

36.6

Male

31.3

Female

Ben Avon Adults

There are 1,749 adults, (404 of whom are seniors) in Ben Avon.

Ben Avon Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ben Avon Sex Ratio

Female87440.44%
Male1,28759.56%

Ben Avon Population by Age

Ben Avon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1061.9448.651.4
Non Family6081.1731.168.9
Married3462.8491.38.7
Female1452.922.877.2
Male75.430100

2.73

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ben Avon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade171.11%
9th to 12th Grade442.87%
High School Graduate51833.75%
Some College32721.3%
Associates Degree1056.84%
Bachelors Degree34922.74%
Graduate Degree17511.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ben Avon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ben Avon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,0911,056506
Black44441818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.38%.

Ben Avon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,957$35,000$41,625
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$37,439
Some College$42,315$43,434$36,375
Bachelors Degree$50,446$47,763$51,964
Graduate Degree$40,417$0$0

$36,957

Average Earnings

$35,000

Average Male

$41,625

Average Female

Ben Avon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ben Avon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ben Avon Language

97.92% of Ben Avon residents speak only English, while 2.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Ben Avon Language

Ben Avon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black54218834.69%
White1,492684.56%
Hispanic6262100%

14.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.94%

Male Poverty Rate

13.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ben Avon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ben Avon is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ben Avon is White, with 4.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.07%.

Ben Avon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School30.89%
Less Than 9th Grade11.48%
Some College4.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%

Ben Avon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed20.43%
Female Employed7.83%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ben Avon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ben Avon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$44,250$64,354
Families$52,727$96,328
Married Families$72,273$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,322$35,098

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ben Avon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ben Avon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ben Avon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ben Avon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ben Avon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

76

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam43
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Ben Avon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7436
55 to 6414
75+14
18 to 3412
35 to 540

Ben Avon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black469.66%
White302.37%

Ben Avon Veterans by Race

Ben Avon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

42.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ben Avon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ben Avon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ben Avon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ben Avon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.62%

Born in Ben Avon

94.91%

Native Born

5.09%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

3.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.91% of Ben Avon residents were born in the United States, with 60.62% having been born in South Carolina. 2.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ben Avon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,133-14-0.65%
20232,147-14-0.65%
20222,161-14-0.64%
20212,175-14-0.64%
20202,18900%

Ben Avon Population by Year