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Benjamin, Utah - Basic Facts

The Benjamin Census Designated Place had a population of 1,360 as of July 1, 2020. Benjamin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Benjamin is located at latitude 40.0983 and longitude -111.7313 in Utah County. The formal boundaries for the Benjamin Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 12.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Utah County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,534 feet.

The Benjamin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407828) 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 Benjamin Census Designated Place is located within Spanish Fork-Payson Division of Utah County.


Benjamin, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,360 (100%)
Population in Households 1,285 (94.5%)
Population in Families 1,213 (89.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 75 ( 5.5%)
Population Density 111
Diversity Index2 32


Median Household Income $80,378
Average Household Income $89,448
% of Income for Mortgage4 24%
Per Capita Income $24,932
Wealth Index5 89


Total HU (Housing Units) 423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 345 (81.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $460,909
Average Home Value $536,884
Housing Affordability Index3 112


Total Households 409
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 362
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.69% 2.3%
Households 1.62% 2.51%
Families 1.65% 2.37%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
Owner Occupied HU   2.38%


Benjamin, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benjamin to the other 327 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 158 52nd
Population Density # 248 24th
Median Household Income # 74 78th
Housing Affordability Index # 62 19th
Per Capita Income # 179 46th
Diversity Index # 131 61st

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