Benson is located close to the center of North Carolina. Benson is between the Johnston, Harnett county. Benson has 2.78 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benson population is 3,435, which has grown 17.52% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Benson median household income is $27,455 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 3.28% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Benson median house value is $113,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.06% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 41.83% and is lower 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 Benson is better than the state average in quality. The Benson area code is 919.