Benton, California Population 2024

393

Benton is a city located in Mono County California. Benton has a 2024 population of 393. Benton is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 61.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 244 in 2020.

The average household income in Benton is $57,449 with a poverty rate of 24.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Benton is 49.4 years, 34.9 years for males, and 63.6 years for females.

Benton Demographics

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

  • White: 60.56%
  • Native American: 20.1%
  • Two or more races: 15.78%
  • Other race: 3.56%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
28.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
13.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
61.07% (149)
The current population of Benton, California is 393 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 244.

Benton, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23860.56%
Native American7920.1%
Two or more races6215.78%
Other race143.56%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Benton Population by Race

Benton Population Pyramid 2024

Benton Median Age

49.4

Total

34.9

Male

63.6

Female

Benton Adults

There are 333 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Benton.

Benton Age Dependency

89.9

Age Dependency Ratio

60.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton Sex Ratio

Female18446.82%
Male20953.18%

Benton Population by Age

Benton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1722.2880.819.2
Female712.7957.742.3
Male481.91000
Non Family311.0690.39.7
Married223.231000
showing: 5 rows

2.45

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

80.8%

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 white people with a rate of 90.7%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.79%.

Benton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$15,859

Average Earnings

$

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

90.2% of Benton residents speak only English, while 9.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.76% of the population.

Benton Language

Benton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple6262100%
Hispanic603253.33%
White215146.51%
Native791012.66%
Other14964.29%
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24.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.67%

Male Poverty Rate

17.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton is White, with 6.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.31%.

Benton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.53%
Some College16.45%
High School15.29%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Benton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed27.78%
Male Employed1.19%
Male Unemployed
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

16.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.5%

Male Marriage Rate

13.9%

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 55-64.

Benton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Benton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

53

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Benton Veterans by War

count

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Benton Veterans by Age

count

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Benton Veterans by Race

Benton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

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

74.05%

Born in Benton

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.47% of Benton residents were born in the United States, with 74.05% having been born in California. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Benton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024393
2023393
202239310636.93%
20212874317.62%
2020244-84-25.61%
2019328154.79%
2018313206.83%
2017293-59-16.76%
2016352195.71%
201533315587.08%
20141783524.48%
20131433330%
20121103444.74%
201176-204-72.86%
2010280
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Benton Population by Year