Benton County, Missouri Population 2022

Benton County, Missouri's estimated population is with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benton County, Missouri is the 55th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of 2.13% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Benton County, Missouri Population 2022

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Benton County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

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Benton County, Missouri Population by Race

Benton County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Benton County, Missouri Median Age

54.1


Total

54


Male

54.3


Female

Benton County, Missouri Adults

There are 15,961 adults, (5,968 of whom are seniors) in Benton County, Missouri.

Benton County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

59.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

9,648

49.98%

Male

9,657

50.02%

Benton County, Missouri Population by Age

Benton County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Benton County, Missouri Household Types

83.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benton County, Missouri Households and Families

2.92

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Benton County, Missouri Households by Type

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

Benton County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 39.02%.

Benton County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,669

Average Earnings

$36,626

Average Male

$22,017

Average Female

Benton County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benton County, Missouri Language by Age

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Benton County, Missouri Language

96.82% of Benton County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.44% of the population.

Benton County, Missouri Language

Benton County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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18.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.69%

Male Poverty Rate

17.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Missouri is Native, with 40.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Missouri is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.01%.

Benton County, Missouri Poverty

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Benton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Benton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benton County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Benton County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Benton County, Missouri 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 55-64.

Benton County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Benton County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,887

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Benton County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Benton County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Benton County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Benton County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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8.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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43.7%

Labor Force Participation

40.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Benton County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Benton County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Benton County, Missouri 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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66.83%

Born in Benton County, Missouri

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.94% of Benton County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 66.83% having been born in Missouri. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Benton County, Missouri Place of Birth

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