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Benton, AR

Saline County, Arkansas

Latitude: 34.570773     Longitude: -92.577025
Population 25,673 (2005)
Elevation of Benton, Arkansas: 416 feet
BENTON is located in SALINE county, Arkansas at latitude 34.570773 and longitude -92.577025 with an elevation of 416 feet. The population of BENTON is 25,673 as of the year 2005 with a population growth of 17.20% from the year 2000 through 2005. The most common zip code of BENTON is 72015.

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Population 2005: 25,673
Population 2004: 24,787
Population 2003: 23,843
Population 2002: 23,470
Population 2001: 23,026
Population 2000: 21,906 (2000 Census)
Population 1990: 29,434 (1990 Census)

Population Growth 2000 to 2005: 17.20%
Population Growth 1990 to 2000: -25.58%

Population (2000 Census): 21,906
Male: 10,465 (47.77%)
Female: 11,441 (52.23%)

Median age: 35.90 years

Races, 2000 Census:
White: 92.02%
Black or African American: 4.08%
Hispanic or Latino: 1.90%
Two or more races: 1.19%
Other race: 0.75%
Asian: 0.56%
American Indian: 0.39%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 0.05%

Housing Units: 9,315 (2000 Census)
Land Area: 17.9377 square miles
Water Area: 0.5040 square miles

Most populous zip code: 72015



All zip codes:
72015, 72018, 72158
(zip codes with population are shown in bold)

Cities & Towns nearby Benton

Bauxite, AR 3.7mi ESE
Salem, AR 4.2mi NNE
Haskell, AR 5.4mi SW
Bryant, AR 5.7mi ENE
Tull, AR 8.6mi S
Alexander, AR 8.6mi ENE
Traskwood, AR 9.2mi SSW
Shannon Hills, AR 10.6mi ENE
Mabelvale, AR 11.3mi E
Lonsdale, AR 13.5mi W

2005 data is not available for the city but is available for the area. This data is shown below. The numbers in the 2005 data shown below may represent different geographical areas than the 2000 data shown above.


2005 Data for: Benton County, Arkansas

Population: 184,692
Male: 91,398 (49.49%)
Female: 93,294 (50.51%)

Median age: 34.70 years

Races, 2005 Data:
White: 81.48%
Hispanic or Latino: 12.93%
Other race: 5.94%
Asian: 2.06%
American Indian: 1.71%
Two or more races: 0.92%
Black or African American: 0.90%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 0.24%


Population data by age, 2005 data
Under 5 years: 13,797 (7.47%)
5 to 9 years: 15,886 (8.60%)
10 to 14 years: 10,739 (5.81%)
15 to 19 years: 11,707 (6.34%)
20 to 24 years: 12,589 (6.82%)
25 to 34 years: 28,459 (15.41%)
35 to 44 years: 27,024 (14.63%)
45 to 54 years: 23,702 (12.83%)
55 to 59 years: 10,015 (5.42%)
60 to 64 years: 8,410 (4.55%)
65 to 74 years: 12,264 (6.64%)
75 to 84 years: 8,300 (4.49%)
85 years and over: 1,800 (0.97%)

Median age: 34.70 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2005 data
18 years and over: 136,471 (73.89%)
21 years and over: 129,620 (70.18%)
62 years and over: 27,381 (14.83%)
65 years and over: 22,364 (12.11%)

18 years and older by gender, 2005 data
18 years and over: 136,471 (73.89%)
Male: 67,078 (49.15% of this group)
Female: 69,393 (50.85% of this group)

65 years and older by gender, 2005 data
65 years and over: 22,364 (12.11%)
Male: 10,180 (45.52% of this group)
Female: 12,184 (54.48% of this group)

Races, 2005 data
One Race: 182,999 (99.08%)
Two or more Races: 1,693 (0.92%)
White: 150,493 (81.48%)
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 23,876 (12.93%)
Black or African American: 1,671 (0.90%)
Asian: 3,804 (2.06%)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 437 (0.24%)
American Indian and Alaska Native: 3,160 (1.71%)
Some other race: 10,972 (5.94%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2005 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 23,876 (12.93%)
Mexican: 17,524 (9.49%)
Puerto Rican: 782 (0.42%)
Cuban: 72 (0.04%)
Other Hispanic or Latino: 5,498 (2.98%)
Not Hispanic or Latino: 160,816 (87.07%)

Two or More Races, 2005 data
Two or more Races: 1,693 (0.92%)
White and Black or African American: 146 (0.08%)
White and American Indian and Alaska Native: 1,063 (0.58%)
White and Asian: 221 (0.12%)
Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native: 10 (0.01%)
Two races including Some other race: 35 (0.02%)
Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races: 1,440 (0.78%)

Housedold Data, 2005 data
Household population: 184,692 (100.00%)
Householder: 70,371 (38.10%)
Spouse: 43,068 (23.32%)
Child: 52,896 (28.64%)
Other relatives: 11,168 (6.05%)
Nonrelatives: 7,189 (3.89%)
Unmarried partner: 2,626 (1.42%)
Total households: 68,002
Family households (families): 49,851 (73.31%)
With own children under 18 years: 24,261 (35.68%)
Married-couple families: 41,349 (60.81%)
With own children under 18 years: 18,768 (27.60%)
Male householder, no wife present: 3,465 (5.10%)
With own children under 18 years: 2,366 (3.48%)
Female householder, no husband present: 5,037 (7.41%)
With own children under 18 years: 3,127 (4.60%)
Nonfamily households: 18,151 (26.69%)
Householder living alone: 14,599 (21.47%)
65 years and over: 5,063 (7.45%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 26,096 (38.38%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 15,536 (22.85%)
Average household size : 2.72
Average family size: 3.18

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