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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Benton County, Minnesota
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.