StatisticBensonIllinoisNational
Population45812,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,80722891
Median age34.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%44%43%
Speak English97%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Benson is 1131% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Benson is 7% lower than Illinois
  • In Benson 96.51% of the population is White
  • In Benson 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In Benson 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Benson, IL Demographics

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      Benson population breakdown by race

      RaceBensonIllinoisNational
      White96.51%72.14%73.35%
      Black0.00%14.30%12.63%
      Asian0.00%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race3.49%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
      In Benson, 0.2% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Benson age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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