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Benson, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Benson Census Designated Place had a population of 307 as of July 1, 2018. 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 397 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.

The Benson Census Designated Place is located within Town of Benson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rutland County.

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Benson, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 307
Population in Households 300
Population in Familes 234
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 79
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $54,204
Average Household Income $60,567
Per Capita Income $24,593


Total Housing Units 149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $170,833
Average Home Value $193,250


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.04% -0.26%
Households 0.0% -0.31%
Families 0.71% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Benson, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benson to the other 120 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont 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 # 91 24th
Population Density # 118 3rd
Diversity Index # 105 13th
Median Household Income # 43 65th
Per Capita Income # 91 25th

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