Benns Church, Virginia Population 2024

1,672

Benns Church is a city located in Isle of Wight County and Surry County Virginia. Benns Church has a 2024 population of 1,672. Benns Church is currently growing at a rate of 18.25% annually and its population has increased by 160.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 642 in 2020.

The average household income in Benns Church is $93,989 with a poverty rate of 3.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Benns Church is 35.2 years, 33.6 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Benns Church Demographics

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

  • White: 52.55%
  • Black or African American: 40.1%
  • Two or more races: 7.09%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
407.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
160.44% (1,030)
The current population of Benns Church, Virginia is 1,672 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 642.

Benns Church, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White60852.55%
Black or African American46440.1%
Two or more races827.09%
Native American20.17%
Other race10.09%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Benns Church Population by Race

Benns Church Population Pyramid 2024

Benns Church Median Age

35.2

Total

33.6

Male

36.5

Female

Benns Church Adults

There are 826 adults, (254 of whom are seniors) in Benns Church.

Benns Church Age Dependency

102.3

Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Benns Church Sex Ratio

Female57849.96%
Male57950.04%

Benns Church Population by Age

Benns Church Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4112.884.715.3
Married2403.331000
Female1042.439.460.6
Non Family5001000
Male172.881000

3.04

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Benns Church Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8911.53%
9th to 12th Grade10113.08%
High School Graduate18023.32%
Some College19725.52%
Associates Degree617.9%
Bachelors Degree8511.01%
Graduate Degree597.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Benns Church Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benns Church Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White43333784
Black31123057
2+ Races25133
Native American220
Other Race100
Hispanic100

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 19.4%.

Benns Church Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$65,863$68,611$49,432
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$125,396$0
Some College$66,908$68,875$0
Bachelors Degree$65,571$0$65,571
Graduate Degree$178,322$0$0

$65,863

Average Earnings

$68,611

Average Male

$49,432

Average Female

Benns Church Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benns Church Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Benns Church Language

96.99% of Benns Church 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 2.07% of the population.

Benns Church Language

Benns Church Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White608193.13%
Multiple82910.98%
Black46491.94%
Native22100%

3.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.59%

Male Poverty Rate

4.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benns Church

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benns Church is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benns Church is Black, with 1.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Benns Church Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College8.14%
High School4.44%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Benns Church Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.76%
Male Employed5.58%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Benns Church Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benns Church Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$67,114$93,989
Families$85,703$101,396
Married Families$119,500$-999,999,999
Non Families-$40,508

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Benns Church Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Benns Church Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Benns Church 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.

Benns Church Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Benns Church Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

88

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War55
Vietnam38
Second Gulf War23
Korea0
World War II0

Benns Church Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7447
35 to 5426
55 to 6415
18 to 340
75+0

Benns Church Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black4613.53%
White429.7%

Benns Church Veterans by Race

Benns Church Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benns Church Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Benns Church Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Benns Church Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Benns Church 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

67.5%

Born in Benns Church

99.14%

Native Born

0.86%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.14% of Benns Church residents were born in the United States, with 67.5% having been born in Virginia. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Benns Church Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,67225818.25%
20231,41425722.21%
20221,15732639.23%
202183118929.44%
20206429116.52%
2019551234.36%
2018528-158-23.03%
2017686-13-1.86%
201669911419.49%
2015585-32-5.19%
2014617-61-9%
2013678-190-21.89%
2012868-124-12.5%
201199212013.76%
201087200%

Benns Church Population by Year