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Benton County Statistics

Facts

Land area716.3 square miles
Population Density36.4 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)25,699
Population change-1.4%
Under 5 years of age5.7%
Under 1824%
65 and over16.6%
Females50%
White98.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.3
Asian0.3%
Two or more races0.9%
Black or African American0.5%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school92%
Had a bachelor degree or higher18.8%
Veterans2,160

Households and Housing

Households10,079
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more92.6%
Median household income$56,669
The Per capita income$26,624
Live below the poverty line8.4%
Housing units11,051
Multi-unit structures8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$131,500
Residents owning their homes80.4%

Business Facts

Total number of firms2,420
Women-owned firms31.2%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$176,434
Retail sales per capita$6,645
Manufacturers shipments$176,791
Merchant wholesaler sales$213,218
Source US Census Data