Bentonia, Mississippi Population 2020

415
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Bentonia is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 415, it is the 227th largest city in Mississippi and the 14116th largest city in the United States. Bentonia is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -5.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 440 in 2010. Bentonia reached it's highest population of 439 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Bentonia has a population density of 291 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bentonia is $56,666 with a poverty rate of 28.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $607 per month, and the median house value is $78,000. The median age in Bentonia is 54.4 years, 52.8 years for males, and 54.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 56.5 males.

Bentonia Demographics

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

  • White: 64.18%
  • Black or African American: 35.82%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Bentonia, Mississippi is 415, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 419.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 440.

Bentonia, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21564.18%
Black or African American12035.82%
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Bentonia Population Pyramid 2020

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Bentonia Median Age

54.4


Total

52.8


Male

54.4


Female

Bentonia Adults

There are 277 adults, (85 of whom are seniors) in Bentonia.

Bentonia Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bentonia Sex Ratio

Female

214

63.88%

Male

121

36.12%

Bentonia Households and Families

Bentonia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bentonia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married84.9%15.1%
All62.9%37.1%
Non Family49.3%50.7%
Female40%60%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1592.1162.9
Non Family711.1549.3
Married532.684.9
Female253.8440
Male101.9100

2.88

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bentonia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72.79%
9th to 12th Grade4517.93%
High School Graduate7931.47%
Some College5421.51%
Associates Degree3212.75%
Bachelors Degree3413.55%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Bentonia Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.78%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,136$36,250$25,625
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$35,625$36,667$
Some College$25,982$$24,500
Bachelors Degree$40,500$$40,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,136

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$25,625

Average Female

Bentonia Language

Bentonia Language by Age

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Bentonia Language

97.89% of Bentonia residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Bentonia Poverty

Bentonia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1207865.00%
White209178.13%

28.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.27%

Male Poverty Rate

29.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bentonia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bentonia is Black, with 65.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bentonia is White, with 8.13% 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 32.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.11%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.62%
Some College19.77%
High School13.92%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed8.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Bentonia Income

Bentonia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,813$56,666
Families$39,167$53,875
Married Families$65,417-
Non Families$31,042$60,125
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Bentonia Marital Status

Bentonia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bentonia Married by Age and Sex

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Bentonia 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 45-54.

Bentonia Marital Status by Race

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Bentonia Veterans

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19

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4
Second Gulf War1
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6414
65 to 744
35 to 541
75+
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1516.48%
White42.15%

Bentonia Veterans by Education

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10.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

94.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bentonia Employment Status

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37.2%

Labor Force Participation

33.3%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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83.88%

Born in Mississippi

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

1.79%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.21% of Bentonia residents were born in the United States, with 83.88% having been born in Mississippi. 1.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020415-2-0.48%
2019417-2-0.48%
2018419-3-0.71%
2017422-2-0.47%
2016424-5-1.17%
2015429-3-0.69%
2014432-1-0.23%
2013433-5-1.14%
20124380.00%
2011438-1-0.23%
20104390.00%