In 2020, Benton County, MS had a population of 8.28k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $39,758. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Benton County, MS grew from 8,232 to 8,275, a 0.522% increase and its median household income grew from $36,258 to $39,758, a 9.65% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Benton County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (33.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%), Other (Hispanic) (1.5%), and White (Hispanic) (0.761%).
None of the households in Benton County, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.2% of the residents in Benton County, MS are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Benton County, MS was $82,800, and the homeownership rate was 80.9%.
Most people in Benton County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Benton County, MS was 2 cars per household.