Lake Benton, Minnesota Population 2021

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Lake Benton is a city located in Lincoln County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 625, it is the 449th largest city in Minnesota and the 12361st largest city in the United States . Lake Benton is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -8.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 683 in 2010. Lake Benton reached it's highest population of 682 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Lake Benton has a population density of 159 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Benton is $59,577 with a poverty rate of 10.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $475 per month, and the median house value is $86,700. The median age in Lake Benton is 45.9 years, 43.3 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Lake Benton Demographics

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

  • White: 98.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • 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 Lake Benton, Minnesota is 625 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 640.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 683.

Lake Benton, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White65798.35%
Two or More Races111.65%
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Lake Benton Population by Race

Lake Benton Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake Benton Median Age

45.9


Total

43.3


Male

46.4


Female

Lake Benton Adults

There are 524 adults, (168 of whom are seniors) in Lake Benton.

Lake Benton Age Dependency

87.6

Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Benton Sex Ratio

Female

351

52.54%

Male

317

47.46%

Lake Benton Population by Age

Lake Benton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake Benton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.6%4.4%
All73%27%
Female72.7%27.3%
Non Family53.8%46.2%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake Benton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3302.0273
Non Family1731.0853.8
Married1373.0795.6
Female112.5572.7
Male93.67100

2.96

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Lake Benton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.64%
9th to 12th Grade377.84%
High School Graduate19641.53%
Some College10021.19%
Associates Degree7014.83%
Bachelors Degree469.75%
Graduate Degree204.24%
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Lake Benton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Benton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White46742866
2+ Races44
Hispanic1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.13%.

Lake Benton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,125$44,167$30,938
Less Than 9th Grade$30,833$30,417$31,250
High School Graduate$21,477$22,083$14,167
Some College$44,412$51,750$30,313
Bachelors Degree$45,625$77,500$39,107
Graduate Degree$49,583$48,750$96,250

$38,125

Average Earnings

$44,167

Average Male

$30,938

Average Female

Lake Benton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Benton Language by Age

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Lake Benton Language

98.09% of Lake Benton residents speak only English, while 1.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Lake Benton Language

Lake Benton Poverty by Race

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10.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.31%

Male Poverty Rate

13.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Benton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Benton is White, with 10.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Benton is White, with 10.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.78%.

Lake Benton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School23.47%
Some College2.35%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Lake Benton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed6.96%
Male Employed2.73%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lake Benton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Benton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,250$59,577
Families$71,563$91,546
Married Families$76,607-
Non Families$20,313$28,257
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Income by Household Type

Lake Benton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Benton Married by Age and Sex

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Lake 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.

Lake Benton Marital Status by Race

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Lake Benton Marital Status

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71

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
Korea8
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War3
World War II2

Lake Benton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7434
75+17
35 to 5411
55 to 646
18 to 343

Lake Benton Veterans by Age

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Lake Benton Veterans by Race

Lake Benton Veterans by Education

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14.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Benton Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Benton Employment by Age

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Lake Benton Employment by Race

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Lake 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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61.98%

Born in Lake Benton

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.55% of Lake Benton residents were born in the United States, with 61.98% having been born in Minnesota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Lake Benton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021625-5-0.79%
2020630-5-0.79%
2019635-5-0.78%
201864010.16%
2017639-7-1.08%
2016646-3-0.46%
2015649-8-1.22%
2014657-1-0.15%
2013658-3-0.45%
2012661-8-1.20%
2011669-13-1.91%
20106820.00%

Lake Benton Population by Year