Benton County, Indiana Population 2020

Benton County, Indiana's estimated population is 8,617 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benton County, Indiana is the 89th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20188,653360.42%
20178,617-39-0.45%
20168,656-34-0.39%
20158,690-28-0.32%
20148,718-28-0.32%
20138,746-74-0.84%
20128,820-35-0.40%
20118,855-8-0.09%
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%

How Many People Live in Benton County, Indiana?

8,617

Benton County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,45797.58%
Two or More Races1211.40%
Black or African American490.57%
Some Other Race170.20%
Asian150.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.01%

Benton County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Benton County, Indiana Median Age

40.5


Total

37.7


Male

42.4


Female

Benton County, Indiana Adults

There are 6,498 adults, (1,485 of whom are seniors) in Benton County, Indiana.

Benton County, Indiana Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

4,341

50.09%

Male

4,326

49.91%

Benton County, Indiana Households and Families

Benton County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benton County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All72.1%27.9%
Male67.2%32.8%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female35.4%64.6%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4032.5172.1
Married1,6743.1887.3
Non Family1,1741.262.9
Female3783.1535.4
Male1773.4567.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benton County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1312.25%
9th to 12th Grade4838.29%
High School Graduate2,51643.19%
Some College1,27021.80%
Associates Degree4407.55%
Bachelors Degree78213.42%
Graduate Degree2033.48%

Benton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5094,991958
Hispanic1981276
Multiple Races665412
Black35292
Asian1177
Islander74
Other Race55
Native American11

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 63.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,504$37,183$25,325
Less Than High School$21,719$25,789$12,446
High School Grad$31,750$39,023$17,576
Some College$29,477$33,081$24,844
Bachelors Degree$39,183$54,018$32,400
Graduate Degree$47,250$57,917$40,417

$31,504

Average Earnings

$37,183

Average Male

$25,325

Average Female

Benton County, Indiana Language

Benton County, Indiana Language by Age

Benton County, Indiana Language

95.83% of Benton County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 4.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.67% of the population.

Benton County, Indiana Poverty

Benton County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9471,29716.32%
Hispanic4415913.38%
Multiple1211915.70%
Black37821.62%

16.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.49%

Male Poverty Rate

19.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Indiana is Black, with 21.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 13.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.21%
High School11.16%
Some College11.10%
Bachelors or Greater5.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.75%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed13.90%
Male Employed8.04%

Benton County, Indiana Income

Benton County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,188$57,404
Families$55,031$65,925
Married Families$65,071-
Non Families$30,179$37,973

Benton County, Indiana Marital Status

Benton County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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

Benton County, Indiana Veterans

471

Number of Veterans

425

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam176
First Gulf War97
Second Gulf War70
Korea46
World War II11
Name Veterans % of Total
White4577.20%
Black615.38%
2 or More56.58%
Hawaiian228.57%
Hispanic10.37%
Other15.88%

$Benton County, Indiana Veterans by Education

1.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton County, Indiana Employment Status

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Benton County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.69%

Born in Indiana

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.33% of Benton County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 75.69% having been born in Indiana. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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