Benkelman is located in southwest Nebraska. Benkelman is part of Dundy County. Benkelman has 0.80 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benkelman population is 974, which has shrunk 3.18% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Benkelman median household income is $38,182 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.40% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.50% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Benkelman median house value is $56,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 78.06% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 47.84% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Benkelman is worse than the state average in quality. The Benkelman area code is 308.