Statistic Benson Illinois National
Population 460 12,671,821 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 2,816 228 91
Median age 39.1 37.4 37.7
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 59% 55% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 38% 44% 43%
Speak English 97% 77% 79%
Speak Spanish 1% 13% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Benson is 1135% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Benson is 5% higher than Illinois
  • In Benson 99.78% of the population is White
  • In Benson 0.22% of the population is Black
  • In Benson 0.00% of the population is Asian

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      Benson population breakdown by race

      Race Benson Illinois National
      White 99.78% 72.14% 73.35%
      Black 0.22% 14.30% 12.63%
      Asian 0.00% 5.10% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.00% 0.23% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.00% 0.03% 0.18%
      Mixed race 0.00% 2.34% 3.06%
      Other race 0.00% 5.86% 4.75%
      In Benson, 0.0% 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, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).