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Population for Benson: 3,381

Total Males: 1,737
Total Females: 1,644
Total Households: 1,553
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Brief Information About Benson

With a total area of about 6.5 sq. kms., Benson is located at a height of about 1050 ft above the sea level. Benson is located along the Chippewa river and is the County seat of Swift. There are three major roadways bisecting the county and they are also the principal source of transportation and communication.
The city houses two alternative energy plants - a biomass and an ethanol plant. These plants are also the principal source of employment in the area and help in the growth of other local industries in the region as well as in and around the city.

ACS DEMOGRAPHIC AND HOUSING ESTIMATES OF Benson, MN (2020)
Label Estimate Margin of Error Percent Percent Margin of Error
  SEX AND AGE
      Total population 3,381 ±20 3,381% (x)
            Male 1,737 ±108 51% ±3
            Female 1,644 ±106 49% ±3
            Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 106 ±13 (x) (x)
            Under 5 years 217 ±51 6% ±2
            5 to 9 years 169 ±70 5% ±2
            10 to 14 years 257 ±70 8% ±2
            15 to 19 years 219 ±60 7% ±2
            20 to 24 years 115 ±72 3% ±2
            25 to 34 years 376 ±87 11% ±3
            35 to 44 years 446 ±90 13% ±3
            45 to 54 years 373 ±96 11% ±3
            55 to 59 years 194 ±69 6% ±2
            60 to 64 years 205 ±67 6% ±2
            65 to 74 years 409 ±76 12% ±2
            75 to 84 years 239 ±67 7% ±2
            85 years and over 162 ±58 5% ±2
            Median age (years) 43 ±4 (x) (x)
            Under 18 years 799 ±80 24% ±2
            16 years and over 2,708 ±90 80% ±3
            18 years and over 2,582 ±79 76% ±2
            21 years and over 2,444 ±97 72% ±3
            62 years and over 979 ±118 29% ±4
            65 years and over 810 ±99 24% ±3
        18 years and over 2,582 ±79 2,582% (x)
              Male 1,287 ±93 50% ±3
              Female 1,295 ±87 50% ±3
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 99 ±12 (x) (x)
        65 years and over 810 ±99 810 (x)
              Male 306 ±59 38% ±5
              Female 504 ±65 62% ±5
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 61 ±12 (x) (x)
  RACE
      Total population 3,381 ±20 3,381% (x)
              One race 3,325 ±44 98% ±1
              Two or more races 56 ±39 2% ±1
          One race 3,325 ±44 98% ±1
                White 3,219 ±64 95% ±2
                Black or African American 59 ±53 2% ±2
          American Indian and Alaska Native 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Cherokee tribal grouping 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Chippewa tribal grouping 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Navajo tribal grouping 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Sioux tribal grouping 0 ±9 0% ±1
          Asian 36 ±48 1% ±1
                Asian Indian 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Chinese 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Filipino 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Japanese 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Korean 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Vietnamese 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Other Asian 36 ±48 1% ±1
          Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Native Hawaiian 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Chamorro 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Samoan 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Other Pacific Islander 0 ±9 0% ±1
            Some other race 11 ±17 0% ±1
          Two or more races 56 ±39 2% ±1
                White and Black or African American 16 ±26 1% ±1
                White and American Indian and Alaska Native 32 ±27 1% ±1
                White and Asian 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native 0 ±9 0% ±1
  Race alone or in combination with one or more other races
        Total population 3,381 ±20 3,381% (x)
                White 3,275 ±60 97% ±2
                Black or African American 75 ±52 2% ±2
                American Indian and Alaska Native 32 ±27 1% ±1
                Asian 36 ±48 1% ±1
                Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Some other race 19 ±23 1% ±1
  HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
        Total population 3,381 ±20 3,381% (x)
              Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 105 ±90 3% ±3
                    Mexican 84 ±87 3% ±3
                    Puerto Rican 0 ±9 0% ±1
                    Cuban 0 ±9 0% ±1
                    Other Hispanic or Latino 21 ±20 1% ±1
              Not Hispanic or Latino 3,276 ±90 97% ±3
                    White alone 3,135 ±110 93% ±3
                    Black or African American alone 58 ±53 2% ±2
                    American Indian and Alaska Native alone 0 ±9 0% ±1
                    Asian alone 36 ±48 1% ±1
                    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 ±9 0% ±1
                    Some other race alone 0 ±9 0% ±1
                Two or more races 47 ±36 1% ±1
                      Two races including Some other race 8 ±13 0% ±0
                      Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races 39 ±35 1% ±1
        Total housing units 1,553 ±82 (x) (x)
  CITIZEN, VOTING AGE POPULATION
        Citizen, 18 and over population 2,547 ±87 2,547% (x)
                Male 1,275 ±93 50% ±3
                Female 1,272 ±89 50% ±3
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