Benld, Illinois Population 2024

1,398

Benld is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Benld has a 2024 population of 1,398. Benld is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -4.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,461 in 2020.

The average household income in Benld is $71,120 with a poverty rate of 18.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Benld is 40.4 years, 39.5 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Benld Demographics

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

  • White: 96.86%
  • Black or African American: 1.05%
  • Native American: 1.05%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Two or more races: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,318.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.31% (-63)
The current population of Benld, Illinois is 1,398 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,461.

Benld, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,48396.86%
Black or African American161.05%
Native American161.05%
Other race70.46%
Asian50.33%
Two or more races40.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Benld Population by Race

Benld Population Pyramid 2024

Benld Median Age

40.4

Total

39.5

Male

43.4

Female

Benld Adults

There are 1,207 adults, (322 of whom are seniors) in Benld.

Benld Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Benld Sex Ratio

Female71746.83%
Male81453.17%

Benld Population by Age

Benld Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6262.4570.129.9
Non Family2661.3663.236.8
Married2423.1889.710.3
Female792.8132.967.1
Male394.5471.828.2
showing: 5 rows

3.11

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Benld Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Benld Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benld Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Benld Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,938

Average Earnings

$44,531

Average Male

$29,167

Average Female

Benld Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benld Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Benld Language

97.29% of Benld residents speak only English, while 2.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.71% of the population.

Benld Language

Benld Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,46824516.69%
Black1616100%
Native1616100%
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18.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.22%

Male Poverty Rate

20.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benld

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benld is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benld is White, with 16.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.75%.

Benld Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.5%
Some College15.9%
High School14.32%
Bachelors or Greater
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Benld Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50%
Female Unemployed40%
Female Employed15.89%
Male Employed6.18%
showing: 4 rows

Benld Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benld Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Benld Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Benld Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Benld 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 45-54.

Benld Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Benld Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

130

Number of Veterans

119

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Benld Veterans by War

count

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Benld Veterans by Age

count

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Benld Veterans by Race

Benld Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benld Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Benld Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Benld Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Benld 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

77.27%

Born in Benld

97.19%

Native Born

2.81%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.19% of Benld residents were born in the United States, with 77.27% having been born in Illinois. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Benld Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,323-15-1.12%
20281,338-15-1.11%
20271,353-15-1.1%
20261,368-15-1.08%
20251,383-15-1.07%
20241,398-15-1.06%
20231,413-15-1.05%
20221,428-15-1.04%
20211,443-18-1.23%
20201,461352.45%
20191,426-15-1.04%
20181,441-11-0.76%
20171,452-11-0.75%
20161,463-14-0.95%
20151,477-14-0.94%
20141,491-22-1.45%
20131,513-13-0.85%
20121,526-24-1.55%
20111,550-7-0.45%
20101,557
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Benld Population by Year