Who lives in Benton County?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 2,940 7.4%
5-9 years 2,827 7.1%
10-14 years 2,778 7.0%
15-17 years 1,449 3.6%
18-24 years 3,272 8.2%
25-34 years 6,266 15.8%
35-44 years 5,223 13.1%
45-54 years 4,976 12.5%
55-64 years 4,683 11.8%
65-74 years 2,869 7.2%
75-84 years 1,582 4.0%
85 years and older 914 2.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 19,894 50.0%
Female 19,885 50.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 36,689 92.2%
Of Color 3,090 7.8%
Black or African American 1,322 3.3%
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander 438 1.1%
Other 221 0.6%
Two or more races 1,077 2.7%
Hispanic or Latino 903 2.3%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 36,839 100.0%
English only 35,018 95.1%
Language other than English 1,821 4.9%
Speaks English less than "very well" 674 1.8%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 39,249 100.0%
Population with a disability 6,034 15.4%
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Foreign-born residents 1,587 4.0%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 39,117 100.0%
Same residence 33,496 85.6%
Different residence in the U.S. 5,546 14.2%
Different residence outside the U.S. 75 0.2%

What's Benton County's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 16,217 100.0%
Less than $35,000 4,886 30.1%
$35,000-$49,999 2,369 14.6%
$50,000-$74,999 3,039 18.7%
$75,000-$99,999 2,517 15.5%
$100,000 or more 3,406 21.0%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $56,357 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 39,054 100.0%
Less than $35,000 4,886 30.1%
With income below poverty 4,927 12.6%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 3,236 8.3%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 3,727 9.5%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 27,164 69.6%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 5,760 14.7%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 9,303 23.8%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 5,258 13.5%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 3,427 8.8%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 2,788 7.1%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 3,461 8.9%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 4,560 11.7%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 5,083 13.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 39,249 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 1,500 3.8%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 16,893 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 676 4.0%
Occupied housing units 16,217 96.0%
Average household size 2.4
Owner-occupied 10,843 64.2%
Average household size 2.6
Renter-occupied 5,374 31.8%
Average household size 1.9
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 3,557 21.1%
1970-1999 8,473 50.2%
1940-1969 2,807 16.6%
1939 or earlier 2,056 12.2%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 16,217 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 10,421 64.3%
With children under 18 years 5,025 31.0%
Married-couple family households 7,671 47.3%
With children under 18 years 3,216 19.8%
Single-person family households 2,750 17.0%
With children under 18 years 1,809 11.2%
Nonfamily households 5,796 35.7%
Householder living alone 4,319 26.6%
65 years and over 1,440 8.9%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 5,102 31.5%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 3,540 21.8%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 8,026 49.5%
Moved in 2000-2009 3,970 24.5%
Moved in 1990-1999 1,962 12.1%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 2,259 13.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 15,948 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 4,977 31.2%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 10,774 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 2,416 22.4%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 5,174 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 2,561 49.5%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 5,187
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $738
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 1,192 7.4%
1 vehicle available 4,657 28.7%
2 vehicles available 6,464 39.9%
3 or more vehicles available 3,904 24.1%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 20,354 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 18,451 90.7%
Public transportation 333 1.6%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 1,570 7.7%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 19,547 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 3,167 16.2%
10-19 minutes 7,208 36.9%
20-29 minutes 3,984 20.4%
30 minutes or longer 5,188 26.5%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 26,513 100.0%
Less than high school 2,027 7.6%
High school diploma or GED 8,233 31.1%
Some college or associate’s degree 10,274 38.8%
Bachelor’s Degree 4,440 16.7%
Graduate or professional Degree 1,539 5.8%
High school graduate or higher 24,486 92.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 5,979 22.6%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 24,296 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 19,660 80.9%
Civilian labor force 20,461 100.0%
Unemployed 801 3.9%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 20,943 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 5,799 27.7%
Age 30 to 54 11,106 53.0%
Age 55 or older 4,038 19.3%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 4,949 23.6%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 7,068 33.7%
$40,000 or more per year 8,926 42.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 1,469 7.0%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 31 0.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 1,056 5.0%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 177 0.8%
Construction 1,485 7.1%
Educational services 1,761 8.4%
Finance and insurance 675 3.2%
Health care and social assistance 4,058 19.4%
Information 306 1.5%
Management of companies and enterprises 173 0.8%
Manufacturing 2,885 13.8%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 31 0.1%
Other services (excluding public administration) 602 2.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 714 3.4%
Public administration 857 4.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing 211 1.0%
Retail trade 2,501 11.9%
Transportation and warehousing 733 3.5%
Utilities 96 0.5%
Wholesale trade 990 4.7%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 19,649 93.8%
Black or African American alone 690 3.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 79 0.4%
Asian alone 252 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 266 1.3%
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Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 1,134 5.4%
High school or equivalent, no college 4,469 21.3%
Some college or associate degree 5,657 27.0%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 3,884 18.5%