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The Benson Census Designated Place had a population of 299 as of July 1, 2020. Benson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Vermont. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Benson is located at latitude 43.707 and longitude -73.3112 in Rutland County. The formal boundaries for the Benson Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Rutland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.
The Benson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586619) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
|Total Population||299 (100%)|
|Population in Households||292 (97.7%)|
|Population in Families||229 (76.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||7 ( 2.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$55,055|
|Average Household Income||$62,954|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,240|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||150 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||102 (68.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||26 (17.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||22 (14.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$174,074|
|Average Home Value||$211,275|
|Housing Affordability Index3||186|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.0%|
|Per Capita Income||2.03%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.6%|
The table below compares Benson to the other 121 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 92||25th|
|Population Density||# 119||2nd|
|Median Household Income||# 51||59th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 103||85th|
|Per Capita Income||# 91||26th|
|Diversity Index||# 105||14th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Vermont Census Data Comparison Tool.