Benton City, Washington Population 2020

3,578

Benton City is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 3,578, it is the 135th largest city in Washington and the 5719th largest city in the United States. Benton City is currently growing at a rate of 1.97% annually and its population has increased by 17.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,038 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Benton City has a population density of 1,449 people per square mile.

The average household income in Benton City is $65,055 with a poverty rate of 13.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $727 per month, and the median house value is $143,100. The median age in Benton City is 35.9 years, 36.1 years for males, and 33.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.9 males.

Benton City Demographics

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

  • White: 88.63%
  • Other race: 8.17%
  • Native American: 2.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Benton City, Washington is 3,578, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,440.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,038.

Benton City, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,93888.63%
Some Other Race2718.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native742.23%
Two or More Races210.63%
Asian110.33%

Benton City Population Pyramid 2020

Benton City Median Age

35.9


Total

36.1


Male

33.9


Female

Benton City Adults

There are 2,460 adults, (465 of whom are seniors) in Benton City.

Benton City Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton City Sex Ratio

Female

1,634

49.29%

Male

1,681

50.71%

Benton City Households and Families

Benton City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benton City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female85.4%14.6%
Married84.7%15.3%
All76%24%
Male64.7%35.3%
Non Family62.9%37.1%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1942.7876
Married5433.4784.7
Non Family4021.462.9
Female1643.5985.4
Male853.2864.7

3.35

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benton City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1848.24%
9th to 12th Grade1818.10%
High School Graduate57625.78%
Some College76534.24%
Associates Degree1657.39%
Bachelors Degree29813.34%
Graduate Degree652.91%

Benton City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6591,477231
Hispanic505326110
Other Race19512486
Native American575713
Asian1177
Multiple Races222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,102$44,938$30,559
Less Than High School$22,708$28,938$19,671
High School Grad$41,071$47,917$30,170
Some College$34,375$64,808$28,512
Bachelors Degree$39,375$39,615$38,036
Graduate Degree$$$53,194

$36,102

Average Earnings

$44,938

Average Male

$30,559

Average Female

Benton City Language

Benton City Language by Age

Benton City Language

76.40% of Benton City residents speak only English, while 23.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.38% of the population.

Benton City Poverty

Benton City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic96320521.29%
White2,2062039.20%
Native741722.97%
Asian11436.36%

13.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.10%

Male Poverty Rate

15.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton City is Asian, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton City is White, with 9.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.26%
Some College12.26%
High School9.72%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed9.58%
Male Employed2.85%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Benton City Income

Benton City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,966$65,055
Families$62,556$74,919
Married Families$74,931-
Non Families$29,700$42,464

Benton City Marital Status

Benton City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton City Married by Age and Sex

Benton City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Benton City Marital Status by Race

Benton City Veterans

271

Number of Veterans

218

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam104
First Gulf War85
Second Gulf War38
Korea12
World War II

$Benton City Veterans by Education

7.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton City Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Benton City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

56.47%

Born in Washington

90.47%

Native Born

9.53%

Foreign Born

6.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.47% of Benton City residents were born in the United States, with 56.47% having been born in Washington. 6.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,578691.97%
20193,509692.01%
20183,440682.02%
20173,372692.09%
20163,303461.41%
20153,257461.43%
20143,211431.36%
20133,168230.73%
20123,145341.09%
20113,111571.87%
20103,0544301.53%
20002,6240.00%