StatisticBentonArkansasNational
Population33,6133,017,825328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,5085891
Median age35.137.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%42%43%
Speak English94%93%79%
Speak Spanish4%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Benton is 2500% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Benton is 7% lower than Arkansas
  • In Benton 88.37% of the population is White
  • In Benton 7.13% of the population is Black
  • In Benton 1.26% of the population is Asian

Compare Benton, AR Demographics

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      Benton population breakdown by race

      RaceBentonArkansasNational
      White88.37%77.72%73.35%
      Black7.13%15.52%12.63%
      Asian1.26%1.40%5.22%
      American Indian0.43%0.63%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
      Mixed race2.02%2.23%3.06%
      Other race0.80%2.28%4.75%
      In Benton, 5.3% 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

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      Benton age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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