Benson, Illinois Population 2022

410
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Benson is a city located in Woodford County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 410, it is the 969th largest city in Illinois and the 20330th largest city in the United States. Benson is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -10.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 460 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Benson has a population density of 2,510 people per square mile.

The average household income in Benson is $68,562 with a poverty rate of 11.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $700 per month, and the median house value is $99,000. The median age in Benson is 35 years, 38.1 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Benson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bensonwas:

  • White: 99.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Benson, Illinois is 410 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 460.

Benson, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Benson Population by Race

Benson Population Pyramid 2022

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Benson Median Age

39.1


Total

39.4


Male

38.3


Female

Benson Adults

There are 353 adults, (91 of whom are seniors) in Benson.

Benson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Benson Sex Ratio

Female

248

53.91%

Male

212

46.09%

Benson Population by Age

Benson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Benson Household Types

90.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benson Households and Families

3.14

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Benson Households by Type

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Benson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benson Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.10%.

Benson Educational Attainment by Race

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$39,500

Average Earnings

$53,125

Average Male

$26,528

Average Female

Benson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benson Language by Age

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Benson Language

97.10% of Benson residents speak only English, while 2.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

Benson Language

Benson Poverty by Race

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11.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.69%

Male Poverty Rate

15.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benson is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.57%.

Benson Poverty

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Benson Poverty Rate by Education

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Benson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benson Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Benson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Benson Married by Age and Sex

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Benson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Benson Marital Status by Race

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Benson Marital Status

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36

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Benson Veterans by War

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Benson Veterans by Age

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Benson Veterans by Race

Benson Veterans by Education

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16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benson Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Benson Employment by Age

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Benson Employment by Race

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Benson 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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85.87%

Born in Benson

99.35%

Native Born

0.65%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.35% of Benson residents were born in the United States, with 85.87% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Benson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Benson Population by Year