Bennington, Kansas Population 2024

642

Bennington is a city located in Ottawa County Kansas. Bennington has a 2024 population of 642. Bennington is currently growing at a rate of 0.63% annually and its population has increased by 3.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 620 in 2020.

The average household income in Bennington is $71,782 with a poverty rate of 13.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bennington is 43.6 years, 33.8 years for males, and 49 years for females.

Bennington Demographics

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

  • White: 97.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.44%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,526.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.55% (22)
The current population of Bennington, Kansas is 642 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 620.

Bennington, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55897.21%
Two or more races142.44%
Native American20.35%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bennington Population by Race

Bennington Population Pyramid 2024

Bennington Median Age

43.6

Total

33.8

Male

49

Female

Bennington Adults

There are 447 adults, (154 of whom are seniors) in Bennington.

Bennington Age Dependency

95.9

Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bennington Sex Ratio

Female23641.11%
Male33858.89%

Bennington Population by Age

Bennington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2562.2478.521.5
Married1163.279.320.7
Non Family871.0671.328.7
Female47287.212.8
Male62.831000
showing: 5 rows

2.81

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bennington 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

Bennington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bennington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.08%.

Bennington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,859

Average Earnings

$42,143

Average Male

$32,292

Average Female

Bennington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bennington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bennington Language

96.99% of Bennington residents speak only English, while 3.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Bennington Language

Bennington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5557313.15%
Multiple14321.43%
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13.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.34%

Male Poverty Rate

16.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bennington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bennington is Multiple, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bennington is White, with 13.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.45%.

Bennington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.17%
Less Than 9th Grade10%
Bachelors or Greater7.06%
Some College5.56%
showing: 4 rows

Bennington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed15.32%
Male Employed3.14%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Bennington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bennington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bennington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bennington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bennington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Bennington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bennington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

32

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Bennington Veterans by War

count

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Bennington Veterans by Age

count

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Bennington Veterans by Race

Bennington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bennington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bennington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bennington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bennington 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

80.31%

Born in Bennington

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

0.7%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.95% of Bennington residents were born in the United States, with 80.31% having been born in Kansas. 0.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bennington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202966240.61%
202865840.61%
202765440.62%
202665040.62%
202564640.62%
202464240.63%
202363840.63%
202263440.63%
2021630101.61%
202062060.98%
2019614-4-0.65%
2018618-12-1.9%
2017630-6-0.94%
2016636-6-0.93%
2015642-10-1.53%
2014652-1-0.15%
2013653-2-0.31%
2012655-2-0.3%
2011657-6-0.9%
2010663
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Bennington Population by Year