Benson is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,968, it is the 176th largest city in North Carolina and the 5428th largest city in the United States. Benson is currently growing at a rate of 1.74% annually and its population has increased by 19.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,311 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Benson has a population density of 1,416 people per square mile.
The average household income in Benson is $60,026 with a poverty rate of 22.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $123,100. The median age in Benson is 46.2 years, 34.8 years for males, and 48.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 67.9 males.