Benzonia, Michigan Population 2024

562

Benzonia is a city located in Benzie County Michigan. Benzonia has a 2024 population of 562. Benzonia is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually and its population has increased by 2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 546 in 2020.

The average household income in Benzonia is $76,151 with a poverty rate of 20.71%. The median age in Benzonia is 46.3 years: 41.8 years for males, and 53.5 years for females.

Benzonia Demographics

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

  • White: 87.19%
  • Native American: 5.6%
  • Two or more races: 4.12%
  • Other race: 3.09%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
496.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.93% (16)
The current population of Benzonia, Michigan is 562 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 546.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White59287.19%
Native American385.6%
Two or more races284.12%
Other race213.09%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Benzonia Population by Race

Benzonia Population Pyramid 2024

Benzonia Median Age

46.3

Total

41.8

Male

53.5

Female

Benzonia Adults

There are 590 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Benzonia.

Benzonia Age Dependency

43.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Benzonia Sex Ratio

Female31145.8%
Male36854.2%

Benzonia Population by Age

Benzonia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2572.6386.813.2
Married1172.9697.42.6
Non Family1111.5576.623.4
Female164.2568.831.3
Male136.921000

3.33

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

86.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Benzonia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade274.84%
Associates Degree396.99%
Bachelors Degree10619%
Graduate Degree7313.08%
High School Graduate16930.29%
Less Than 9th Grade111.97%
Some College13323.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Benzonia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benzonia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White487449145
Native American383812
2+ Races282817
Other Race555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

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

Benzonia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$37,125$88,269$24,750
Graduate Degree$49,886$100,417$49,773
High School Graduate$20,625$0$23,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$29,881$30,750$29,519
Some College$31,667$32,708$29,063

$29,881

Average Earnings

$30,750

Average Male

$29,519

Average Female

Benzonia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benzonia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Benzonia Language

100% of Benzonia residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Benzonia Language

Benzonia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White58910718.17%
Native381847.37%
Multiple281553.57%

20.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.48%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benzonia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benzonia is Multiple, with 53.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benzonia is White, with 18.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.78%.

Benzonia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.71%
Some College35.47%
High School20.71%
Bachelors or Greater13.97%

Benzonia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed83.33%
Female Employed14.21%
Male Employed11.72%
Female Unemployed0%

Benzonia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benzonia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$83,409$91,936
Households$64,107$76,151
Married Families$83,393$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,036$52,053

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Benzonia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Benzonia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Benzonia 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 20-34.

Benzonia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Benzonia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

37

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War4
Korea0
World War II0

Benzonia Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+12
65 to 749
35 to 548
55 to 648
18 to 340

Benzonia Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White377.24%

Benzonia Veterans by Race

Benzonia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benzonia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Benzonia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Benzonia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Benzonia 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

70.69%

Born in Benzonia

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Benzonia residents were born in the United States, with 70.69% having been born in Michigan. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Benzonia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202958240.69%
202857840.7%
202757440.7%
202657040.71%
202556640.71%
202456240.72%
202355830.54%
202255510.18%
202155481.47%
2020546428.33%
201950420.4%
201850220.4%
2017500-4-0.79%
2016504102.02%
2015494-4-0.8%
201449840.81%
201349400%
2012494-2-0.4%
2011496-4-0.8%
201050000%

Benzonia Population by Year