Benton County, Minnesota Population 2024

41,397

Benton County, Minnesota's estimated 2024 population is 41,397 with a growth rate of -0.08% 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 38,465 and has seen a growth of 7.62% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202941,232-33-0.08%
202841,265-33-0.08%
202741,298-33-0.08%
202641,331-33-0.08%
202541,364-33-0.08%
202441,397-33-0.08%
202341,430-33-0.08%
202241,463-33-0.08%
202141,4961390.34%
202041,3574191.02%
201940,9383690.91%
201840,5693500.87%
201740,2195211.31%
201639,6982650.67%
201539,4332860.73%
201439,1471620.42%
201338,9853070.79%
201238,678-60-0.15%
201138,7382730.71%
201038,465
199030,1854,99819.84%
198025,1874,34620.85%
197020,8413,55420.56%
196017,2871,3768.65%
195015,911-195-1.21%
194016,1061,0506.97%
193015,0569836.99%
192014,0732,45821.16%
191011,6151,70317.18%
19009,9123,62857.73%
18906,2843,272108.63%
18803,0121,45493.32%
18701,558931148.48%
186062720950%
1850418-40,814-98.99%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.08% (-33)
County Website
Benton County
County Seat
2010 Population
38,465
Area
408 mi²
Density
101 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
7.62% (2,932)
Founded
October 27, 1849

Benton County, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White36,34988.01%
Black or African American2,2745.51%
Two or more races1,2813.1%
Other race7681.86%
Asian4241.03%
Native American1980.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Benton County, Minnesota Population by Race

Benton County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2024

Benton County, Minnesota Median Age

36.2

Total

35.7

Male

36.4

Female

Benton County, Minnesota Adults

There are 30,739 adults, (5,629 of whom are seniors) in Benton County, Minnesota.

Benton County, Minnesota Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female20,47849.58%
Male20,82250.42%

Benton County, Minnesota Population by Age

Benton County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All16,3122.4766.533.5
Married7,4883.1990.79.3
Non Family6,2631.2942.457.6
Female1,4813.2146.853.2
Male1,0803.286535
showing: 5 rows

3.1

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Benton County, Minnesota Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Benton County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benton County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Benton County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,061

Average Earnings

$56,844

Average Male

$42,117

Average Female

Benton County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benton County, Minnesota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Benton County, Minnesota Language

93.45% of Benton County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 6.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Benton County, Minnesota Language

Benton County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White35,3142,6037.37%
Black2,24665729.25%
Multiple1,27422717.82%
Hispanic1,25721717.26%
Other76810814.06%
Asian4248820.75%
Native1954121.03%
showing: 7 rows

9.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.44%

Male Poverty Rate

10.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Minnesota is Black, with 29.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Minnesota is White, with 7.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.38%.

Benton County, Minnesota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.25%
High School10.13%
Some College4.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%
showing: 4 rows

Benton County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.32%
Male Unemployed15.88%
Female Employed6.77%
Male Employed2.71%
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Benton County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benton County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Benton County, Minnesota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Benton County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Benton County, Minnesota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,004

Number of Veterans

1,808

Male Veterans

196

Female Veterans

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Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by War

count

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Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.3%

Labor Force Participation

70.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Benton County, Minnesota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Benton County, Minnesota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Benton County, Minnesota 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

79.32%

Born in Benton County, Minnesota

95.74%

Native Born

4.26%

Foreign Born

2.43%

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.74% of Benton County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 79.32% having been born in Minnesota. 2.43% 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

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