benson Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 321 16.6 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 373 19.3 % 32.6 %
Some College 638 33.0 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 436 22.6 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 165 8.5 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 1,438 74.4 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 479 24.8 % 24.8 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 3,478 - -
19 years old and under 1,029 29.6 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 917 26.4 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 987 28.4 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 545 15.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 2,432 76.6 % 84.6 %
Spanish 743 23.4 % 14.3 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 393 29.4 % 33.5 %
Married 624 46.7 % 50.5 %
Separated 81 6.1 % 2.6 %
Divorced 238 17.8 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 1,604 - -
Occupied Housing Units 1,267 79.0 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 337 21.0 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,058 66.0 % 61.4 %
2-Units 167 10.4 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 202 12.6 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 118 7.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 11 0.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 18 1.1 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 30 1.9 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 153 9.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 182 11.3 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 140 8.7 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 126 7.9 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 590 36.8 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 214 13.3 % 13.0 %
Electric 807 50.3 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 13 0.8 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 352 21.9 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 95 5.9 % 4.1 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 2,438 70.4 % 75.5 %
African-American 394 11.4 % 13.1 %
Asian 40 1.2 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 589 17.0 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 30,618 55,775
Median Family Income 33,173 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 19,714 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 54.84 %
  • Temperature 57.85 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.53 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 18.26
    [CDD] 0.12
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
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