Benton, Kansas Population 2024

938

Benton is a city located in Butler County Kansas. Benton has a 2024 population of 938. Benton is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -0.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 944 in 2020.

The average household income in Benton is $111,212 with a poverty rate of 4.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Benton is 39.3 years, 40.5 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Benton Demographics

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

  • White: 89.99%
  • Asian: 4.62%
  • Two or more races: 4.18%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
671.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.64% (-6)
The current population of Benton, Kansas is 938 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 944.

Benton, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White81889.99%
Asian424.62%
Two or more races384.18%
Other race60.66%
Native American50.55%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Benton Population by Race

Benton Population Pyramid 2024

Benton Median Age

39.3

Total

40.5

Male

37.8

Female

Benton Adults

There are 748 adults, (135 of whom are seniors) in Benton.

Benton Age Dependency

48.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton Sex Ratio

Female48653.47%
Male42346.53%

Benton Population by Age

Benton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3722.4476.923.1
Married2112.8990.59.5
Non Family1021.4463.736.3
Female372.3267.632.4
Male22322.777.3
showing: 5 rows

2.75

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

76.9%

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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Benton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,935

Average Earnings

$66,250

Average Male

$48,750

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

94.37% of Benton residents speak only English, while 5.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.83% of the population.

Benton Language

Benton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White818445.38%
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4.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.51%

Male Poverty Rate

1.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton is White, with 5.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton is White, with 5.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.82%.

Benton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
High School12.18%
Bachelors or Greater1.62%
Some College
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Benton Poverty Rate by Education

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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

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

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 35-44.

Benton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Benton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

81

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

15

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

17.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.9%

Employment Rate

2%

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

56.77%

Born in Benton

95.05%

Native Born

4.95%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

4.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.05% of Benton residents were born in the United States, with 56.77% having been born in Kansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Benton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029928-2-0.22%
2028930-2-0.21%
2027932-2-0.21%
2026934-2-0.21%
2025936-2-0.21%
2024938-2-0.21%
2023940-2-0.21%
2022942-2-0.21%
2021944
2020944738.38%
2019871-2-0.23%
2018873-6-0.68%
2017879-2-0.23%
201688140.46%
201587710.11%
201487610.11%
2013875-4-0.46%
2012879-4-0.45%
2011883-2-0.23%
2010885
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Benton Population by Year