Benson demographics profile

StatisticBensonArizonaNational
Population4,9746,728,577318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1195791
Median age56.737.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1829%42%43%
Speak English85%73%79%
Speak Spanish15%20%13%
Benson, AZ has a population of 4,974 and is the 6,510th largest city in the United States. The population density is 119 per sq mi which is 108% higher than the Arizona average and 32% higher than the national average. The median age in Benson is 57 which is approximately 53% higher than the Arizona average of 37. In Benson, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 15% speak Spanish. 36% of Benson residents were born in Arizona, 61% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Benson is 108% higher than Arizona.
  • The median age in Benson is 53% higher than Arizona.
  • In Benson 90.91% of the population is White.
  • In Benson 0.84% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Benson 0.20% of the population is Asian.

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Benson population breakdown by race

RaceBensonArizonaNational
White90.91%77.80%73.35%
Black or African American0.84%4.27%12.63%
Asian0.20%3.05%5.22%
American Indian3.16%4.41%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.19%0.18%
Mixed race1.05%3.31%3.06%
Other race3.84%6.97%4.75%
In Benson, 24.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Benson, AZ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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