Benton, Alabama Population 2024

36

Benton is a city located in Lowndes County Alabama. Benton has a 2024 population of 36. Benton is currently declining at a rate of -2.7% annually and its population has decreased by -12.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41 in 2020.

The average household income in Benton is $64,056 with a poverty rate of . The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Benton is 61.2 years, 61.4 years for males, and 59.8 years for females.

Benton Demographics

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

  • White: 59.26%
  • Two or more races: 40.74%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
119.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.2% (-5)
The current population of Benton, Alabama is 36 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 41.

Benton, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1659.26%
Two or more races1140.74%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Benton Population by Race

Benton Population Pyramid 2024

Benton Median Age

61.2

Total

61.4

Male

59.8

Female

Benton Adults

There are 27 adults, (3 of whom are seniors) in Benton.

Benton Age Dependency

12.5

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton Sex Ratio

Female933.33%
Male1866.67%

Benton Population by Age

Benton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All181.51000
Non Family1001000
Married82.131000
Male000
Female000
showing: 5 rows

2.13

Average Family Size

1.5

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Benton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Benton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 45.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.75%.

Benton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,375

Average Earnings

$44,167

Average Male

$

Average Female

Benton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Benton Language

100% of Benton residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Benton Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Benton Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Benton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Benton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

100.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Benton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Benton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Benton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Benton Veterans by War

count

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Benton Veterans by Age

count

Benton Veterans by Race

Benton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Benton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Benton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Benton 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

51.85%

Born in Benton

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Benton residents were born in the United States, with 51.85% having been born in Alabama. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Benton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202931-1-3.13%
202832-1-3.03%
202733-1-2.94%
202634-1-2.86%
202535-1-2.78%
202436-1-2.7%
202337-1-2.63%
202238-1-2.56%
202139-2-4.88%
202041
201941-1-2.38%
201842-1-2.33%
201743-1-2.27%
201644-1-2.22%
201545
201445-1-2.17%
201346-1-2.13%
201247-1-2.08%
201148-1-2.04%
201049
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Benton Population by Year