Benton, Louisiana Population 2022

2,091
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Benton is a city located in Bossier Parish Louisiana. Benton has a 2020 population of 2,091. Benton is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 6.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,964 in 2010.

The average household income in Benton is $73,519 with a poverty rate of 16.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $149,200. The median age in Benton is 39.3 years, 34.2 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Benton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bentonwas:

  • White: 54.94%
  • Black or African American: 37.19%
  • Native American: 4.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.31%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Benton, Louisiana is 2,091 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,091.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,964.

Benton, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,16754.94%
Black or African American79037.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native904.24%
Asian281.32%
Two or More Races492.31%
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Benton Population by Race

Benton Population Pyramid 2022

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Benton Median Age

39.4


Total

35.2


Male

41.5


Female

Benton Adults

There are 1,687 adults, (291 of whom are seniors) in Benton.

Benton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton Sex Ratio

Female

1,075

50.61%

Male

1,049

49.39%

Benton Population by Age

Benton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Benton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All76.1%23.9%
Female75.4%24.6%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Male42.4%57.6%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7912.6976.1
Married4423.288.9
Male333.9442.4
Female574.4475.4
Non Family2591.2658.7

3.34

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Benton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade271.66%
9th to 12th Grade643.92%
High School Graduate74345.55%
Some College35121.52%
Associates Degree1086.62%
Bachelors Degree21613.24%
Graduate Degree1227.48%
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Benton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races454231
Asian282814
White883860177
Black620555111
Native American55555
Hispanic22

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 2+ races people with a rate of 68.89%.

Benton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,321$38,750$45,897
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,625$37,448$43,750
Some College$62,656$63,558$41,111
Bachelors Degree$45,650$34,550$46,333
Graduate Degree$$$

$45,321

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$45,897

Average Female

Benton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benton Language by Age

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Benton Language

99.12% of Benton residents speak only English, while 0.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Benton Language

Benton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple492244.90%
Black79027534.81%
White1,149544.70%
OtherNaN%

16.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.42%

Male Poverty Rate

17.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton is Multiple, with 44.90% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.62%.

Benton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.68%
High School22.21%
Some College10.46%
Bachelors or Greater1.78%

Benton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.23%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed11.37%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Benton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,720$78,325
Families$81,250$90,462
Married Families$110,089-
Non Families$28,854$49,493
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Income by Household Type

Benton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

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 55-64.

Benton Marital Status by Race

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Benton Marital Status

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183

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War18
Vietnam16
Korea6
World War II

Benton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3421
35 to 5437
55 to 6429
65 to 7476
75+20

Benton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White384.14%
Black12920.12%
Asian1450.00%
2+ Races24.35%
Hispanic2100.00%

Benton Veterans by Race

Benton Veterans by Education

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8.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

0.8%

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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81.87%

Born in Benton

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of Benton residents were born in the United States, with 81.87% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,9640.00%
20111,96730.15%
20122,027603.05%
20132,073462.27%
20142,049-24-1.16%
20152,040-9-0.44%
20162,051110.54%
20172,069180.88%
20182,07560.29%
20192,07940.19%
20202,08340.19%
20212,08740.19%
20222,09140.19%

Benton Population by Year