Benton, Iowa Population 2024

40

Benton is a city located in Ringgold County Iowa. Benton has a 2024 population of 40. Benton is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 40 in 2020.

The average household income in Benton is $60,489 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 56.5 years, 56.5 years for males, and 60 years for females.

Benton Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
59.50/sq mi
The current population of Benton, Iowa is 40 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 40.

Benton, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Benton Population by Race

Benton Population Pyramid 2024

Benton Median Age

56.5

Total

56.5

Male

60

Female

Benton Adults

There are 20 adults, (8 of whom are seniors) in Benton.

Benton Age Dependency

83.3

Age Dependency Ratio

66.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton Sex Ratio

Female1045.45%
Male1254.55%

Benton Population by Age

Benton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All92.441000
Married72.861000
Non Family211000
Male000
Female000
showing: 5 rows

2.86

Average Family Size

2.44

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 white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25%.

Benton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,875

Average Earnings

$23,750

Average Male

$58,750

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

68.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

80.0%

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

Benton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Benton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1

Number of Veterans

1

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

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

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

77.27%

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 77.27% having been born in Iowa. 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
202940
202840
202740
202640
202540
202440
202340
202240
202140
202040-1-2.44%
201941
201841-1-2.38%
201742
201642
20154212.44%
201441
201341-1-2.38%
201242
201142-1-2.33%
201043
showing: 20 rows

Benton Population by Year