Benson is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 3,034, it is the 210th largest city in Minnesota and the 6212th largest city in the United States. Benson is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -6.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,240 in 2010. Benson reached it's highest population of 3,678 in 1960. Spanning over 3 miles, Benson has a population density of 976 people per square mile.
The average household income in Benson is $59,297 with a poverty rate of 19.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $672 per month, and the median house value is $106,300. The median age in Benson is 43.1 years, 35.9 years for males, and 46.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.3 males.