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Benton County Statistics

Facts

Land area406.6 square miles
Population Density21.5 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)8,571
Population change-1.8%
Under 5 years of age5.6%
Under 1823%
65 and over17.4%
Females50.1%
White61.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.2
Asian0.1%
Two or more races1%
Black or African American36.7%
Native American0.4%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school73%
Had a bachelor degree or higher9.9%
Veterans412

Households and Housing

Households3,195
Persons per household2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more89.4%
Median household income$31,060
The Per capita income$18,597
Live below the poverty line24.1%
Housing units4,164
Multi-unit structures2%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$81,200
Residents owning their homes81.7%

Business Facts

Total number of firms528
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$25,101
Retail sales per capita$3,141
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data