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Benson Summary
Benson is located in North Carolina
Latitude: 35.400309
Longitude: -78.518278
Population: 12,986
Area: 92.42 sq. miles
Land: 91.92 sq. miles
Water: 0.50 sq. miles
Population Density: 141.28 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 153.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 919
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Benson Zip Codes

Benson Demographics

Benson Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Male6,39249.22 %48.98 %49.04 %
Female6,59450.78 %51.02 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.97-0.960.96
Total Population12,986100.00 %--
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Benson Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years1,0127.79 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years9377.22 %6.99 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years9026.95 %6.85 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years8676.68 %6.71 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years8236.34 %7.17 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years2,13816.46 %15.08 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years2,08816.08 %15.99 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years1,70113.10 %13.48 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years6464.97 %4.97 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years4833.72 %4.02 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years7966.13 %6.63 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years4813.70 %4.10 %4.38 %
85 years and over1120.86 %1.31 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)34.1-37.737.7
18 years and over9,61474.03 %75.60 %74.27 %
Male
4,64035.73 %36.48 %35.85 %
Female
4,97438.30 %39.12 %38.42 %
21 years and over9,12870.29 %71.23 %69.92 %
62 years and over1,66812.84 %14.38 %14.65 %
65 years and over1,38910.70 %12.04 %12.42 %
Male
5574.29 %4.83 %5.12 %
Female
8326.41 %7.21 %7.30 %
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Benson Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
One race12,85799.01 %98.72 %97.55 %
White
10,50780.91 %72.11 %75.21 %
Black or African American
1,61312.42 %21.59 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
580.45 %1.24 %0.87 %
Asian
300.23 %1.41 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
110.08 %0.33 %0.59 %
Chinese
40.03 %0.24 %0.85 %
Filipino
20.02 %0.12 %0.65 %
Japanese
20.02 %0.07 %0.28 %
Korean
70.05 %0.16 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
30.02 %0.19 %0.39 %
Other Asian
10.01 %0.31 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
30.02 %0.05 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
00.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
20.02 %0.02 %0.02 %
Samoan
00.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
10.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
6464.97 %2.32 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)8786.76 %4.71 %13.70 %
Mexican
7425.71 %3.06 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
90.07 %0.39 %2.46 %
Cuban
60.05 %0.09 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
1210.93 %1.17 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino12,10893.24 %95.29 %86.30 %
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Benson Social Profile

Benson School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,839100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
1565.49 %6.62 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
1736.09 %5.61 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
1,42750.26 %44.69 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
71125.04 %20.44 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
37213.10 %22.63 %22.81 %
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Benson Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over8,245100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
1,05112.75 %7.83 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,41617.17 %14.03 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
2,66032.26 %28.45 %28.63 %
High school or higher
5,77870.08 %78.14 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
1,50218.22 %20.45 %21.05 %
Associate degree
5096.17 %6.78 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
8239.98 %15.30 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
1,10713.43 %22.47 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
2843.44 %7.17 %8.86 %
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Benson Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported9,397100.00 %--
Arab140.15 %0.28 %0.42 %
Czech290.31 %0.21 %0.59 %
Danish20.02 %0.16 %0.50 %
Dutch770.82 %1.34 %1.58 %
English1,04611.13 %11.00 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)1251.33 %1.83 %2.90 %
French Canadian210.22 %0.42 %0.85 %
German7207.66 %10.92 %14.93 %
Greek210.22 %0.27 %0.40 %
Hungarian40.04 %0.23 %0.49 %
Irish6436.84 %8.54 %10.65 %
Italian1531.63 %2.61 %5.47 %
Lithuanian130.14 %0.10 %0.23 %
Norwegian1031.10 %0.47 %1.56 %
Polish760.81 %1.26 %3.12 %
Portuguese20.02 %0.10 %0.41 %
Russian60.06 %0.36 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish3343.55 %3.66 %1.50 %
Scottish1892.01 %2.54 %1.70 %
Slovak00.00 %0.10 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African310.33 %0.89 %0.62 %
Swedish250.27 %0.58 %1.39 %
Swiss50.05 %0.17 %0.32 %
Ukrainian90.10 %0.14 %0.31 %
United States or American3,02832.22 %15.97 %7.18 %
Welsh330.35 %0.55 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)250.27 %0.23 %0.65 %
Other ancestries2,66328.34 %35.07 %31.89 %
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Benson Economy

Benson Employment

GroupNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over9,612100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
4,76049.52 %48.31 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
4,85250.48 %51.69 %51.68 %
In labor force
6,46067.21 %65.66 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
3,55555.03 %53.52 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
2,90544.97 %46.48 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
6,43066.90 %64.22 %63.10 %
Employed
6,24164.93 %60.80 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1891.97 %3.42 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-2.93 %5.20 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
300.31 %1.44 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
3,15232.79 %34.34 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers4,50672.20 %78.78 %78.40 %
Government workers1,19519.15 %14.54 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4998.00 %6.41 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers410.66 %0.28 %0.31 %
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Benson Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations1,76828.33 %31.19 %33.60 %
Service occupations85713.73 %13.53 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations1,50724.15 %24.78 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1221.95 %0.76 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,01316.23 %11.04 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations97415.61 %18.69 %14.63 %
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Benson Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2323.72 %1.60 %1.87 %
Construction85513.70 %8.16 %6.80 %
Manufacturing79712.77 %19.75 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade2293.67 %3.43 %3.60 %
Retail trade80912.96 %11.50 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2133.41 %4.61 %5.19 %
Information861.38 %2.35 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3185.10 %6.05 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5078.12 %7.74 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services1,10017.63 %19.18 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3195.11 %6.95 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)2954.73 %4.62 %4.88 %
Public administration4817.71 %4.07 %4.83 %
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Benson Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Households5,017100.00 %3,132,455106,788,273
Less than $10,000
65112.98 %10.49 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
3967.89 %6.42 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
75214.99 %13.78 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
71914.33 %13.91 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
77915.53 %17.65 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
1,07021.33 %19.43 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
4068.09 %8.91 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
2054.09 %6.02 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
180.36 %1.62 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
210.42 %1.77 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$34,816.00-$36,856.86$39,349.33
Average household size2.56-2.482.58
Average income per member of household$13,600.00-$14,839.50$15,252.86
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Benson Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over6,105100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,43672.66 %79.39 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,29921.28 %14.02 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
70.11 %0.91 %4.73 %
Walked
981.61 %1.93 %2.94 %
Other means
450.74 %1.07 %1.20 %
Worked at home
2203.60 %2.68 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.9 minutes-26.0 minutes26.3 minutes
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Benson Housing

Benson Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units5,485100.00 %3,523,055117,282,697
Occupied housing units
5,07092.43 %88.88 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
3,65266.58 %61.64 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
1,41825.85 %27.24 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
4157.57 %11.12 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
260.47 %3.83 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.80 %-1.83 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate7.40 %-9.27 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.55-2.502.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.56-2.432.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units5,320100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
3,52566.26 %64.36 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
611.15 %3.01 %5.68 %
2 units
1613.03 %2.51 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
771.45 %3.24 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
1041.95 %4.30 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
270.51 %3.18 %3.99 %
20 or more units
410.77 %2.85 %8.59 %
Mobile home
1,32424.89 %16.38 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.17 %0.22 %
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Benson Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units5,320100.00 %--
1 room
40.08 %0.76 %2.21 %
2 rooms
651.22 %2.83 %4.88 %
3 rooms
2604.89 %6.94 %10.06 %
4 rooms
99118.63 %18.34 %15.95 %
5 rooms
1,61630.38 %25.93 %20.92 %
6 rooms
1,16621.92 %19.80 %18.39 %
7 rooms
60211.32 %11.57 %11.98 %
8 rooms
3757.05 %7.07 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
2414.53 %6.75 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.3-5.45.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units4,932100.00 %--
1.00 or less
4,80097.32 %85.85 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1022.07 %1.97 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
300.61 %1.06 %2.54 %
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Benson Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas60311.33 %21.51 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,39026.13 %11.19 %5.96 %
Electricity2,60448.95 %43.38 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.2063.87 %10.45 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood1011.90 %1.86 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.04 %0.05 %
Other fuel190.36 %0.19 %0.35 %
No fuel used90.17 %0.25 %1.25 %
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Benson Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units2,219100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
22610.18 %8.68 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
85038.31 %36.60 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
77334.84 %26.11 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
25711.58 %13.57 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
974.37 %9.44 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
140.63 %4.10 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
20.09 %1.25 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.25 %0.56 %
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Benson Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage1,47166.29 %69.09 %69.56 %
Less than $300
160.72 %0.54 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
632.84 %4.24 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
24110.86 %10.21 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
48621.90 %20.53 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
46921.14 %21.16 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
1506.76 %7.55 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
462.07 %4.87 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged74833.71 %30.91 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent73132.94 %37.73 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent41118.52 %17.69 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent33014.87 %13.80 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent2039.15 %9.13 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent1346.04 %5.71 %6.01 %
35 percent or more39017.58 %15.01 %15.91 %
Not computed200.90 %0.94 %0.85 %
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Benson Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units1,343100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
18413.70 %5.55 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
1239.16 %5.62 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
47735.52 %26.79 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
30923.01 %34.74 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
624.62 %13.75 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
191.41 %4.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
161.19 %1.03 %2.89 %
No cash rent
15311.39 %8.30 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)44933.43 %39.76 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent30722.86 %19.28 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent19014.15 %14.53 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent16812.51 %12.65 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent1269.38 %9.60 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent594.39 %6.66 %7.32 %
35 percent or more30722.86 %26.67 %29.47 %
Not computed18613.85 %10.62 %7.77 %

Benson Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
None3556.67 %6.68 %9.57 %
11,53228.80 %28.68 %31.22 %
21,92436.17 %35.49 %34.76 %
3 or more1,12121.07 %18.03 %15.45 %
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