Bensley, Virginia Population 2021

6,092
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Bensley is a city located in Virginia. Bensley has a 2020 population of 6,092. Bensley is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,819 in 2010. Bensley reached it's highest population of 6,363 in 2017.

The average household income in Bensley is $46,775 with a poverty rate of 23.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $886 per month, and the median house value is $138,700. The median age in Bensley is 32.2 years, 31.4 years for males, and 34.1 years for females.

Bensley Demographics

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

  • White: 58.29%
  • Black or African American: 24.00%
  • Other race: 9.50%
  • Two or more races: 4.50%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Native American: 1.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bensley, Virginia is 6,092 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,327.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,819.

Bensley, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,55158.29%
Black or African American1,46224.00%
Some Other Race5799.50%
Two or More Races2744.50%
Asian1222.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native1041.71%
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Bensley Population by Race

Bensley Population Pyramid $2021

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Bensley Median Age

32.2


Total

31.4


Male

34.1


Female

Bensley Adults

There are 4,651 adults, (641 of whom are seniors) in Bensley.

Bensley Age Dependency

51.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bensley Sex Ratio

Female

3,044

49.97%

Male

3,048

50.03%

Bensley Population by Age

Bensley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bensley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.9%32.1%
All39.7%60.3%
Female30%70%
Non Family28.6%71.4%
Male27.6%72.4%

39.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bensley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2632.6939.7
Non Family7901.4228.6
Married6263.3567.9
Female5463.2430
Male3013.6527.6

3.14

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Bensley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade78619.26%
9th to 12th Grade59414.56%
High School Graduate1,27631.27%
Some College81920.07%
Associates Degree2676.54%
Bachelors Degree2636.44%
Graduate Degree761.86%
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Bensley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bensley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6281,189146
Hispanic1,40861437
Black815688132
Other Race40420820
2+ Races200130
Asian10610610
Native American412614

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 34.15%.

Bensley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,664$25,938$22,912
Less Than 9th Grade$21,803$26,987$16,157
High School Graduate$26,221$28,750$22,344
Some College$24,568$23,393$28,500
Bachelors Degree$24,485$37,031$19,028
Graduate Degree$$$26,550

$24,664

Average Earnings

$25,938

Average Male

$22,912

Average Female

Bensley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bensley Language by Age

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Bensley Language

62.85% of Bensley residents speak only English, while 37.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.21% of the population.

Bensley Language

Bensley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,43572129.61%
White1,92240020.81%
Black1,46228719.63%
Other57911119.17%
Multiple2745921.53%

23.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.64%

Male Poverty Rate

27.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bensley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bensley is Hispanic, with 29.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bensley is Other, with 19.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.55%.

Bensley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.58%
Some College19.43%
High School15.60%
Bachelors or Greater7.37%

Bensley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.36%
Male Employed11.40%
Female Employed6.26%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bensley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bensley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,082$46,775
Families$43,344$49,410
Married Families$55,114-
Non Families$31,162$36,478
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Income by Household Type

Bensley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bensley Married by Age and Sex

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Bensley 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 55-64.

Bensley Marital Status by Race

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Bensley Marital Status

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240

Number of Veterans

215

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam61
Korea42
First Gulf War40
Second Gulf War33
World War II4

Bensley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+79
65 to 7453
35 to 5444
55 to 6442
18 to 3422

Bensley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1766.28%
Black545.17%
Hispanic100.61%
Other Race102.42%

Bensley Veterans by Race

Bensley Veterans by Education

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18.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bensley Veterans by Education

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69.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Bensley Employment by Age

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Bensley Employment by Race

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Bensley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.37%

Born in Bensley

74.85%

Native Born

25.15%

Foreign Born

21.34%

Non Citizen

3.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.85% of Bensley residents were born in the United States, with 53.37% having been born in Virginia. 21.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bensley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,0920.00%
20206,0920.00%
20196,092-235-3.71%
20186,327-36-0.57%
20176,3633325.50%
20166,031-197-3.16%
20156,2283636.19%
20145,8653927.16%
20135,473991.84%
20125,374-500-8.51%
20115,874550.95%
20105,8190.00%

Bensley Population by Year