Benson, IL

458 Population
0.2 square miles 2,807.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
2,807.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
67.8%
was 61.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.4%
was 0.5%
 
Percent Under 18
29.5%
was 26.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.3%
was 13.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
13.8%
was 9.4%
 
Median Household Income
$58,594
was $46,806
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
35.4
35.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
203
was 191
 
Median Rent
$630
was $593
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
195
was 183
 
Homeownership Rate
81.0%
was 77.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,244.2
was 1,170.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.8%
was 16%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.4%
was 94.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.9%
was 14.5%
 

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