Bensley, Virginia Population 2020

6,327
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Bensley is a city located in Virginia. Bensley has a 2020 population of 6,327. Bensley is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 8.73% 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 $45,399 with a poverty rate of 26.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $137,800. The median age in Bensley is 33 years, 31.9 years for males, and 34.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.6 males.

Bensley Demographics

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

  • White: 63.39%
  • Black or African American: 24.29%
  • Two or more races: 5.06%
  • Native American: 2.78%
  • Other race: 2.42%
  • Asian: 2.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bensley, Virginia is 6,327, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,01163.39%
Black or African American1,53724.29%
Two or More Races3205.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native1762.78%
Some Other Race1532.42%
Asian1302.05%
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Bensley Population Pyramid 2020

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Bensley Median Age

33


Total

31.9


Male

34.2


Female

Bensley Adults

There are 4,753 adults, (628 of whom are seniors) in Bensley.

Bensley Age Dependency

53.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bensley Sex Ratio

Female

3,092

48.87%

Male

3,235

51.13%

Bensley Households and Families

Bensley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bensley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.5%37.5%
All36.7%63.3%
Female29.8%70.2%
Non Family28.6%71.4%
Male23.1%76.9%

36.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2742.7836.7
Non Family8381.4328.6
Married5713.6462.5
Female5533.4929.8
Male3123.5823.1

3.29

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

12.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bensley Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72617.61%
9th to 12th Grade70016.98%
High School Graduate1,39433.82%
Some College82920.11%
Associates Degree2435.90%
Bachelors Degree1954.73%
Graduate Degree350.85%
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Bensley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6641,156126
Hispanic1,31658219
Black86269853
Multiple Races241160
Asian11811816
Other Race8753
Native American733816

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 21.92%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,584$24,823$21,436
Less Than High School$21,500$23,750$15,718
High School Grad$26,697$36,442$25,280
Some College$22,998$22,713$24,000
Bachelors Degree$35,375$40,208$22,955
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,584

Average Earnings

$24,823

Average Male

$21,436

Average Female

Bensley Language

Bensley Language by Age

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Bensley Language

62.66% of Bensley residents speak only English, while 37.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.96% of the population.

Bensley Poverty

Bensley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,46474830.36%
White1,97844422.45%
Black1,53742127.39%
Multiple3208827.50%
Other15331.96%

26.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.92%

Male Poverty Rate

31.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bensley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bensley is Hispanic, with 30.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bensley is Other, with 1.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.06%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.75%
Some College28.36%
High School13.77%
Bachelors or Greater7.83%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.45%
Male Unemployed16.13%
Male Employed13.91%
Female Employed11.29%

Bensley Income

Bensley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,996$45,399
Families$41,250$49,677
Married Families$54,805-
Non Families$28,152$33,344
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Bensley Marital Status

Bensley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.9%

Male Marriage Rate

27.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Bensley Marital Status by Race

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Bensley Veterans

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266

Number of Veterans

231

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War90
Vietnam54
Korea45
Second Gulf War17
World War II5
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54102
75+67
65 to 7449
55 to 6433
18 to 3415
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1986.42%
Black524.79%
2 or More166.58%

Bensley Veterans by Education

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33.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bensley Employment Status

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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55.21%

Born in Virginia

74.59%

Native Born

25.41%

Foreign Born

22.02%

Non Citizen

3.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.59% of Bensley residents were born in the United States, with 55.21% having been born in Virginia. 22.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,3270.00%
20196,3270.00%
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%