benson Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 189 6.0 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 1,061 33.8 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,097 34.9 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 364 11.6 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 430 13.7 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 2,764 88.0 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 650 20.7 % 20.7 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 5,013 - -
19 years old and under 948 18.9 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 1,216 24.3 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 1,018 20.3 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 1,831 36.5 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 4,094 86.6 % 84.6 %
Spanish 631 13.4 % 14.3 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 438 21.2 % 33.5 %
Married 1,189 57.6 % 50.5 %
Divorced 438 21.2 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 2,992 - -
Occupied Housing Units 2,411 80.6 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 581 19.4 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,400 46.8 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 44 1.5 % 5.8 %
2-Units 9 0.3 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 55 1.8 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 42 1.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 142 4.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 216 7.2 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 854 28.5 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 230 7.7 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 669 22.4 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 158 5.3 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 533 17.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 303 10.1 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 348 11.6 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 50 1.7 % 13.0 %
Electric 610 20.4 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 1,350 45.1 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 326 10.9 % 4.1 %
Wood 79 2.6 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 46 1.5 % 0.4 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 4,655 94.1 % 75.5 %
African-American 24 0.5 % 13.1 %
Native American 88 1.8 % 0.8 %
Some Other Race 182 3.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 32,010 55,775
Median Family Income 39,533 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 19,239 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 67.74 %
  • Temperature 58.47 ℉
  • Rainfall 1.2 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 18.4
    [CDD] 0
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.77 %
6.0 0.12 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com