Benton County IN Information


Benton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,867
Population in Households 8,775
Population in Familes 7,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $50,858
Average Household Income $61,706
Per Capita Income $24,398


Total Housing Units 3,937 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,394 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,084 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 459 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $88,848
Average Home Value $114,129


Total Households 3,478
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,355
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.02% -0.11%
Households 0.0% -0.12%
Families -0.17% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   3.86%


Benton County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benton County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana 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 # 89 4th
Population Density # 92 1st
Diversity Index # 35 63rd
Median Household Income # 51 46th
Per Capita Income # 66 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.