Benton County, Indiana Population 2021

Benton County, Indiana's estimated population is 8,938 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benton County, Indiana is the 90th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 8,863 and has seen a growth of 0.85% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,938951.07%
20208,843951.09%
20198,748951.10%
20188,653220.25%
20178,631-27-0.31%
20168,658-35-0.40%
20158,693-27-0.31%
20148,720-28-0.32%
20138,748-73-0.83%
20128,821-35-0.40%
20118,856-7-0.08%
20108,863-578-6.12%
19909,441-777-7.60%
198010,218-1,044-9.27%
197011,262-650-5.46%
196011,9124503.93%
195011,4623453.10%
194011,117-769-6.47%
193011,886-320-2.62%
192012,206-482-3.80%
191012,688-435-3.31%
190013,1231,22010.25%
189011,9037957.16%
188011,1085,49397.83%
18705,6152,80699.89%
18602,8091,665145.54%
18501,1440.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.07%
County Website
State
Founded
February 18, 1840
County Seat
2010 Population
8,863
Growth Since 2010
0.85%
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Benton County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,44897.36%
Two or More Races1411.62%
Black or African American430.50%
Some Other Race240.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.08%
Asian70.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.08%
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Benton County, Indiana Population by Race

Benton County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Benton County, Indiana Median Age

40.5


Total

38.1


Male

42.4


Female

Benton County, Indiana Adults

There are 6,516 adults, (1,520 of whom are seniors) in Benton County, Indiana.

Benton County, Indiana Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

4,345

50.07%

Male

4,332

49.93%

Benton County, Indiana Population by Age

Benton County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Benton County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All74%26%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
Male55.9%44.1%
Female39.6%60.4%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benton County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4322.4974
Married1,7213.1885.4
Non Family1,1671.1970.7
Female3563.0639.6
Male1883.2655.9

3.07

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Benton County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1382.36%
9th to 12th Grade4537.75%
High School Graduate2,50442.84%
Some College1,34923.08%
Associates Degree4607.87%
Bachelors Degree72412.39%
Graduate Degree2173.71%
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Benton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5135,030919
Hispanic20812517
2+ Races7962
Black31261
Other Race14145
Islander74
Native American77
Asian444

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Benton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,327$38,043$26,694
Less Than 9th Grade$25,156$26,731$20,417
High School Graduate$31,609$39,219$18,698
Some College$30,983$33,844$26,802
Bachelors Degree$40,556$53,750$34,432
Graduate Degree$53,438$61,042$49,688

$32,327

Average Earnings

$38,043

Average Male

$26,694

Average Female

Benton County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benton County, Indiana Language by Age

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Benton County, Indiana Language

96.35% of Benton County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.32% of the population.

Benton County, Indiana Language

Benton County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9351,07113.50%
Hispanic4487216.07%
Multiple141107.09%
Black34617.65%
Other24520.83%

13.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.86%

Male Poverty Rate

17.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Indiana is Other, with 20.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Indiana is Multiple, with 7.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.63%.

Benton County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.63%
Some College10.44%
High School10.13%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%

Benton County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed25.53%
Female Employed11.22%
Female Unemployed8.89%
Male Employed6.33%

Benton County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benton County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,488$61,729
Families$57,131$71,164
Married Families$68,327-
Non Families$32,055$40,092
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Income by Household Type

Benton County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Benton County, Indiana 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 County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Benton County, Indiana Marital Status

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426

Number of Veterans

400

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam153
First Gulf War76
Second Gulf War76
Korea25
World War II16

Benton County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74148
75+109
35 to 5486
55 to 6457
18 to 3426

Benton County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4026.33%
2+ Races1516.13%
Black514.29%
Hispanic20.72%
Other Race28.33%
Islander228.57%

Benton County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Benton County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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2.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Benton County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Benton County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Benton County, Indiana 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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77.11%

Born in Benton County, Indiana

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.63% of Benton County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 77.11% having been born in Indiana. 0.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Benton County, Indiana Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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