Living in Benson, NC

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30

Benson, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
3,731
Unemployment
7.2%
Poverty
31.9%
Median Home
$111,400
Median Income
$35,635
Median Rent
$735

Benson SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
8

Benson, NC Crime Report

231
Total Crimes
5,921.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
139.09%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Benson
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 231 5,921.6 2,729.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 31 794.7 371.8 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 5 128.2 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 22 564.0 262.4 250.2
Property Crime 200 5,126.9 2,357.3 2,109.9
Burglary 51 1,307.4 519.1 340.5
Larceny 136 3,486.3 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 13 333.2 172.2 219.9

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Rankings for Benson in North Carolina

Map Of Benson, NC

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Population over time in Benson

Year Population % Change
2019 3,731 2.2%
2018 3,651 2.0%
2017 3,578 1.0%
2016 3,542 1.8%
2015 3,478 1.3%
2014 3,435 1.1%
2013 3,398 1.6%
2012 3,346 1.2%
2011 3,305 1.7%
2010 3,250 -

Race / Ethnicity in Benson

White
42.8% (1,596)
African American
38.0% (1,418)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.4% (16)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (14)
Two Or More
0.2% (7)
Hispanic
18.2% (680)
Race Benson NC USA
White 42.8% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 38.0% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 18.2% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Benson

Female
64.0% (2,389)
Male
36.0% (1,342)
Gender Benson NC USA
Female 64.0% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 36.0% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Benson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (373)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (410)
High School / GED
24.0% (895)
Some College
28.0% (1,044)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (335)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (522)
Master's Degree
2.0% (74)
Professional Degree
2.0% (74)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Benson NC USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Benson, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
15.7% (58,430)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.5% (13,111)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.4% (57,290)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.3% (53,299)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.2% (38,193)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.5% (80,377)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.2% (30,497)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.3% (19,951)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (9,975)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (11,971)
Income Benson NC USA
Less than $10,000 15.7% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.4% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.3% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.2% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.5% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.3% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 5.4% 7.7%

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