Benton, Alabama Population 2024

37

Benton is a city located in Dallas County and Lowndes County Alabama. Benton has a 2024 population of 37. Benton is currently declining at a rate of -2.63% annually and its population has decreased by -9.76% 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 0%. 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: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
122.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.76% (-4)
The current population of Benton, Alabama is 37 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 41.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1659.26%
Two or more races1140.74%
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

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
Male0000
Female0000

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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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade622.22%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree27.41%
Graduate Degree13.7%
High School Graduate829.63%
Less Than 9th Grade1037.04%
Some College00%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1663
2+ Races1150

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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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$44,375$44,167$0
Some College$0$0$0

$44,375

Average Earnings

$44,167

Average Male

$0

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 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Benton Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Benton Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Benton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$89,000$90,188
Households$44,583$64,056
Married Families$89,000$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

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

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Benton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

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

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

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

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Benton residents were born in the United States, with 51.85% having been born in Alabama. 0% 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
202932-1-3.03%
202833-1-2.94%
202734-1-2.86%
202635-1-2.78%
202536-1-2.7%
202437-1-2.63%
20233800%
202238-1-2.56%
202139-2-4.88%
20204100%
201941-1-2.38%
201842-1-2.33%
201743-1-2.27%
201644-1-2.22%
20154500%
201445-1-2.17%
201346-1-2.13%
201247-1-2.08%
201148-1-2.04%
20104900%

Benton Population by Year