Benwood is located in north West Virginia. Benwood is part of Marshall County. Benwood has 1.30 square miles of land area and 0.56 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benwood population is 1,286, which has shrunk 18.86% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.52% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Benwood median household income is $30,691 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 49.87% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 40.01% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Benwood median house value is $53,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 41.64% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 37.64% 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 Benwood is close to the state average in quality. The Benwood area code is 304.