Benton, Kansas Population 2021

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Benton is a city located in Butler County Kansas. Benton has a 2020 population of 954. Benton is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -5.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,010 in 2010. Benton reached it's highest population of 1,010 in 2010.

The average household income in Benton is $54,669 with a poverty rate of 15.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $77,100. The median age in Benton is 41.6 years, 41.8 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Benton Demographics

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

  • White: 99.44%
  • Two or more races: 0.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Benton, Kansas is 954 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 966.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,010.

Benton, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71599.44%
Two or More Races40.56%
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Benton Population by Race

Benton Population Pyramid $2021

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Benton Median Age

41.6


Total

41.8


Male

40.8


Female

Benton Adults

There are 545 adults, (195 of whom are seniors) in Benton.

Benton Age Dependency

105.4

Age Dependency Ratio

55.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton Sex Ratio

Female

369

51.32%

Male

350

48.68%

Benton Population by Age

Benton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Benton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
All72%28%
Female21.1%78.9%
Male15.8%84.2%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3432.172
Non Family1441.0472.9
Married1422.9193
Male382.6115.8
Female19321.1

2.84

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Benton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade213.98%
9th to 12th Grade275.12%
High School Graduate20939.66%
Some College12924.48%
Associates Degree489.11%
Bachelors Degree6412.14%
Graduate Degree295.50%
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Benton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benton Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.88%.

Benton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,528$43,684$29,896
Less Than 9th Grade$11,250$$
High School Graduate$29,940$37,083$28,036
Some College$30,694$41,250$26,500
Bachelors Degree$$$65,179
Graduate Degree$56,429$61,250$

$36,528

Average Earnings

$43,684

Average Male

$29,896

Average Female

Benton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benton Language by Age

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Benton Language

99.53% of Benton residents speak only English, while 0.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Benton Language

Benton Poverty by Race

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15.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.29%

Male Poverty Rate

17.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton is White, with 15.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton is White, with 15.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.39%.

Benton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.08%
High School15.31%
Some College5.08%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Benton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed2.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Benton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,375$54,669
Families$57,788$69,336
Married Families$67,083-
Non Families$27,500$33,686
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Income by Household Type

Benton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton Married by Age and Sex

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Benton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Benton Marital Status by Race

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Benton Marital Status

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30

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea17
Vietnam10
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War2
World War II

Benton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+23
65 to 745
35 to 542
55 to 64
18 to 34

Benton Veterans by Age

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Benton Veterans by Race

Benton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Benton Employment by Age

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Benton Employment by Race

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Benton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.47%

Born in Benton

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Benton residents were born in the United States, with 77.47% having been born in Kansas. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Benton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021954-4-0.42%
2020958-4-0.42%
2019962-4-0.41%
2018966-8-0.82%
2017974-3-0.31%
2016977-4-0.41%
2015981-6-0.61%
2014987-11-1.10%
2013998-5-0.50%
20121,0030.00%
20111,003-7-0.69%
20101,0100.00%

Benton Population by Year