Benton County MS Information


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  1. Benton County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forBenton County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Mississippi Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Benton County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,621
Population in Households 8,543
Population in Familes 7,061
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $37,679
Average Household Income $51,023
Per Capita Income $20,252


Total Housing Units 4,292 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,802 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 577 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 913 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $89,032
Average Home Value $106,897


Total Households 3,379
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 2,286
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.15% -0.37%
Households -0.09% -0.33%
Families -0.3% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.51%


Benton County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benton County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 76 9th
Population Density # 67 20th
Diversity Index # 30 63rd
Median Household Income # 31 63rd
Per Capita Income # 37 56th

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