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Benton County Statistics

Facts

Land area704.1 square miles
Population Density27.1 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)18,932
Population change-0.7%
Under 5 years of age4.1%
Under 1817.6%
65 and over28%
Females49.9%
White97.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.6
Asian0.4%
Two or more races1.4%
Black or African American0.4%
Native American0.6%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school83%
Had a bachelor degree or higher10.8%
Veterans2,393

Households and Housing

Households8,225
Persons per household2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more88.7%
Median household income$32,951
The Per capita income$19,717
Live below the poverty line20.1%
Housing units13,966
Multi-unit structures3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$106,400
Residents owning their homes84%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,565
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$174,325
Retail sales per capita$9,379
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$18,445
Source US Census Data