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Benson, VT Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Benson is 319. The Benson population density is 81.04 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 65.13 people per square mile and is about the same as the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Benson is white, which represent 100.00% of the total population. The average Benson education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 319. #86

Population Growth Since 2006-2010, see rank

Benson, VT

*The Benson, VT population growth rate is since 2006-2010. The Vermont and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.

Population Density, #114

Benson, VT
81.04 per square mile
65.13 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:319 (100.00%, #1)
Black:0 (0.00%, #53)
Hispanic:0 (0.00%, #68)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #56)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #38)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

291 (91.22%) out of the total population of 319 reported first ancestry.

 Benson, VT% of the Total PopulationVermontU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.39%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.34%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.36%0.42%
Dutch41.25%, see rank1.32%1.40%
English4614.42%, see rank17.01%8.02%
French8326.02%, see rank21.93%3.34%
German3611.29%, see rank10.50%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.43%0.41%
Hungarian30.94%, see rank0.55%0.46%
Irish8526.65%, see rank17.92%10.80%
Italian61.88%, see rank7.33%5.52%
Norwegian30.94%, see rank0.85%1.42%
Polish72.19%, see rank3.68%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.38%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank1.37%0.92%
Scotch-Irish00.00%, see rank1.12%0.99%
Scottish72.19%, see rank4.36%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.36%0.95%
Swedish195.96%, see rank1.59%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.36%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.27%0.31%
American5316.61%, see rank8.29%7.12%
Welsh165.02%, see rank1.05%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 149 (46.71%, see rank)
Females: 170 (53.29%, see rank)

Benson, VT
Male: 46.71%
Female: 53.29%
Male: 49.25%
Female: 50.75%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Benson, VT
38.10 years old
42.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Benson, VT
38.90 years old
40.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Benson, VT
34.70 years old
43.30 years old
38.80 years old

 Benson, VT% of the Total PopulationVermontU.S.
Under 5 years278.46%, see rank4.91%6.36%
5 to 9 years61.88%, see rank5.42%6.51%
10 to 14 years165.02%, see rank5.85%6.59%
15 to 19 years3912.23%, see rank7.21%6.85%
20 to 24 years226.90%, see rank7.16%7.13%
25 to 34 years4915.36%, see rank11.30%13.47%
35 to 44 years299.09%, see rank11.94%12.96%
45 to 54 years237.21%, see rank15.44%14.09%
55 to 64 years5416.93%, see rank15.05%12.29%
65 to 74 years268.15%, see rank8.92%7.64%
75 to 84 185.64%, see rank4.74%4.25%
85 years and over103.13%, see rank2.06%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Benson, VTVermontU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population209, 100%434,995209,056,129
Less Than High School16, 7.66%, see rank8.36%13.67%
High School Graduate107, 51.20%, see rank30.58%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree48, 22.97%, see rank25.86%29.09%
Bachelor Degree26, 12.44%, see rank21.23%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree12, 5.74%, see rank13.97%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.05, see rank14.0113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Benson, VT VermontU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten11100.00%0.00%73.30%26.70%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1942.11%, see rank57.89%, see rank91.08%8.92%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)12100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank89.56%10.44%90.60%9.40%
College32100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank65.08%34.92%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School9100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank55.79%44.21%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Benson, VTVermontU.S.
Total Households137, 100%257,252116,211,092
Average Household Size2.33, see rank2.342.63
1 Person Households41, 29.93%, see rank28.54%27.57%
2 or More Person Households96, 70.07%, see rank71.46%72.43%
Family Households (Families)86, 62.77%, see rank62.53%66.22%
Average Family Size3.01, see rank2.953.32
Married-Couple Family40, 29.20%, see rank49.19%48.42%
Nonfamily Households51, 37.23%, see rank37.47%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Benson, VT%VermontU.S.
15 Years and Over Total270see rank525,036252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over127100%, see rank256,277123,281,364
Never Married3930.71%, see rank34.07%35.77%
Married5039.37%, see rank52.46%52.04%
Widowed118.66%, see rank2.36%2.57%
Divorced2721.26%, see rank11.11%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over143100%, see rank268,759129,692,771
Never Married5034.97%, see rank27.87%29.48%
Married4229.37%, see rank50.61%49.19%
Widowed2920.28%, see rank8.49%9.16%
Divorced2215.38%, see rank13.02%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Benson, VT%VermontU.S.
Native31799.37%, see rank95.82%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence22369.91%, see rank51.31%58.73%
Born in Different State9429.47%, see rank43.53%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
00.00%, see rank0.97%1.42%
Foreign Born20.63%, see rank4.18%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank2.43%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship20.63%, see rank1.75%7.09%
Born In Europe20.63%, see rank1.28%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank1.20%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.29%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank0.49%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.89%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Benson, VT%VermontU.S.
English13598.54%, see rank92.78%79.39%
Spanish00.00%, see rank1.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages21.46%, see rank4.71%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank0.80%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.30%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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