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Benson, Utah - Basic Facts

The Benson Census Designated Place had a population of 1,563 as of July 1, 2019. Benson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Benson is located at latitude 41.7874 and longitude -111.9302 in Cache County. The formal boundaries for the Benson Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 30.44 sq. miles and a water area of 2.97 sq. miles. Cache County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,429 feet.

The Benson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407829) 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.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Benson Census Designated Place is located within Logan Division of Cache County.


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Benson, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Benson, UT Housing Affordability Index is 132
State of Utah Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Benson, UT Wealth Index is 50
State of Utah Wealth Index is 97
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,563
Population in Households 1,371
Population in Familes 1,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 192
Population Density 51
Diversity Index1 46
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,807
Average Household Income $63,070
Per Capita Income $15,673
Wealth Index3 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 480 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 355 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $229,375
Housing Affordability Index2 132
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 455
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 400
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.55% 0.53%
Households 0.59% 0.61%
Families 0.58% 0.59%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   3.66%

Benson, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benson to the other 327 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 142 57th
Population Density # 279 15th
Diversity Index # 49 86th
Median Household Income # 225 31st
Per Capita Income # 313 5th

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