Benson, Utah Population 2024

1,839

Benson is a city located in Cache County Utah. Benson has a 2024 population of 1,839. Benson is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 2.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,793 in 2020.

The average household income in Benson is $106,815 with a poverty rate of 3.74%. The median age in Benson is 32.8 years: 37 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

Benson Demographics

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

  • White: 97.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.48%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Utah
Land Area (mi²)
30.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
61.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.57% (46)
The current population of Benson, Utah is 1,839 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,793.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,77197.52%
Two or more races452.48%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Benson Population by Race

Benson Population Pyramid 2024

Benson Median Age

32.8

Total

37

Male

32.4

Female

Benson Adults

There are 1,244 adults, (239 of whom are seniors) in Benson.

Benson Age Dependency

80.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Benson Sex Ratio

Female94351.93%
Male87348.07%

Benson Population by Age

Benson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5833.1173.226.8
Married4283.7284.615.4
Non Family1551.4441.958.1
Male0000
Female0000

3.72

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Benson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade343.09%
Associates Degree262.36%
Bachelors Degree24422.14%
Graduate Degree16214.7%
High School Graduate39936.21%
Less Than 9th Grade211.91%
Some College21619.6%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Benson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,0571,047406
2+ Races4500
Hispanic2100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.41%.

Benson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$44,659$61,321$0
Graduate Degree$59,688$107,984$0
High School Graduate$34,861$0$16,274
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$39,658$52,614$22,336
Some College$47,188$53,011$26,111

$39,658

Average Earnings

$52,614

Average Male

$22,336

Average Female

Benson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Benson Language

95.57% of Benson residents speak only English, while 4.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.64% of the population.

Benson Language

Benson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,708683.98%

3.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.84%

Male Poverty Rate

1.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benson is White, with 3.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benson is White, with 3.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.49%.

Benson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.02%
Some College4.96%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Benson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.48%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed3.06%
Female Unemployed0%

Benson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$100,040$130,224
Households$69,188$106,815
Married Families$100,040$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,580$42,176

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Benson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.0%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Benson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Benson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Benson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Benson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Benson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7412
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Benson Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White121%

Benson Veterans by Race

Benson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

82.7%

Labor Force Participation

76.5%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Benson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Benson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Benson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.71%

Born in Benson

98.4%

Native Born

1.6%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.4% of Benson residents were born in the United States, with 76.71% having been born in Utah. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Benson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,839120.66%
20231,827110.61%
20221,816-189-9.43%
20212,00521211.82%
20201,79332522.14%
20191,468835.99%
20181,3851118.71%
20171,27433936.26%
2016935-255-21.43%
20151,190706.25%
20141,120-90-7.44%
20131,210-260-17.69%
20121,470-126-7.89%
20111,5961117.47%
20101,48500%

Benson Population by Year