Benton County, Minnesota Population 2022

Benton County, Minnesota's estimated population is 42,026 with a growth rate of 0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benton County, Minnesota is the 25th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 38,462 and has seen a growth of 9.27% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18504180.00%
186062720950.00%
18701,558931148.48%
18803,0121,45493.32%
18906,2843,272108.63%
19009,9123,62857.73%
191011,6151,70317.18%
192014,0732,45821.16%
193015,0569836.99%
194016,1061,0506.97%
195015,911-195-1.21%
196017,2871,3768.65%
197020,8413,55420.56%
198025,1874,34620.85%
199030,1854,99819.84%
201038,4628,27727.42%
201138,7312690.70%
201238,671-60-0.15%
201338,9753040.79%
201439,1371620.42%
201539,4222850.73%
201639,6872650.67%
201740,1354481.13%
201840,5103750.93%
201940,8893790.94%
202041,2683790.93%
202141,6473790.92%
202242,0263790.91%
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Benton County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,38189.88%
Black or African American1,8764.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.17%
Asian3780.93%
Some Other Race5371.33%
Two or More Races1,2373.06%
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Benton County, Minnesota Population by Race

Benton County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2022

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Benton County, Minnesota Median Age

36


Total

35.7


Male

36.4


Female

Benton County, Minnesota Adults

There are 30,174 adults, (5,624 of whom are seniors) in Benton County, Minnesota.

Benton County, Minnesota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

20,339

50.25%

Male

20,137

49.75%

Benton County, Minnesota Population by Age

Benton County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Benton County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All65.8%34.2%
Male62%38%
Female52.1%47.9%
Non Family41.1%58.9%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benton County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,4822.465.8
Married7,6453.1289.4
Male1,0273.0562
Female1,415352.1
Non Family6,3951.341.1

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Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Benton County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5862.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,7646.56%
High School Graduate7,90029.37%
Some College6,52124.25%
Associates Degree3,90414.52%
Bachelors Degree4,55616.94%
Graduate Degree1,6656.19%
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Benton County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benton County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race265217168
Hispanic499433229
2+ Races470403155
Asian26316972
White24,76922,9935,598
Black900573199
Native American44248

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 63.40%.

Benton County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,589$49,270$37,054
Less Than 9th Grade$31,875$42,143$22,571
High School Graduate$33,290$39,302$26,747
Some College$42,581$49,518$35,258
Bachelors Degree$52,680$62,401$42,523
Graduate Degree$72,592$81,806$64,522

$42,589

Average Earnings

$49,270

Average Male

$37,054

Average Female

Benton County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benton County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Benton County, Minnesota Language

94.93% of Benton County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Benton County, Minnesota Language

Benton County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native671928.36%
Asian3787319.31%
Black1,80333318.47%
Hispanic1,07712211.33%
White35,2512,6447.50%
Other16NaN%
Multiple1,23418915.32%

8.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.00%

Male Poverty Rate

9.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Minnesota is Native, with 28.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 15.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.18%.

Benton County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.82%
High School9.00%
Some College5.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.77%

Benton County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.01%
Male Unemployed10.14%
Female Employed6.63%
Female Unemployed52.45%

Benton County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benton County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,564$75,804
Families$76,997$90,284
Married Families$89,209-
Non Families$38,327$48,821
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Income by Household Type

Benton County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Benton County, Minnesota 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.

Benton County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Benton County, Minnesota Marital Status

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1,913

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War498
First Gulf War236
Vietnam679
Korea241
World War II41

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34319
35 to 54326
55 to 64222
65 to 74537
75+509

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8626.73%
Black141.19%
Native American23.57%
2+ Races356.46%
Hispanic324.91%

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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3.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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72.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Benton County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Benton County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Benton County, Minnesota 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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80.69%

Born in Benton County, Minnesota

95.85%

Native Born

4.15%

Foreign Born

2.32%

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.85% of Benton County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 80.69% having been born in Minnesota. 2.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Benton County, Minnesota 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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