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Benson, Minnesota Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,443 (it was $63,700 in 2000)
Benson:

$84,443
Minnesota:

$180,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,648 - $130,448
Median year house/condo built: 1952

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,239

Size of family households: 443 2-persons, 194 3-persons, 153 4-persons, 103 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 530 1-person, 32 2-persons.

615 married couples with children.
142 single-parent households (28 men, 114 women).

96.6% of residents of Benson speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 32 (1.0%)
(40.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

3.7

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Benson, Minnesota:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 2322 bedrooms
  • 5073 bedrooms
  • 2324 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benson, Minnesota:

  • 10no bedroom
  • 1621 bedroom
  • 1692 bedrooms
  • 793 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Benson in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 37no vehicle
  • 2941 vehicle
  • 4912 vehicles
  • 1633 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Benson in renter-occupied apartments

  • 130no vehicle
  • 2321 vehicle
  • 502 vehicles
  • 63 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Benson, Minnesota:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 33 rooms
  • 934 rooms
  • 2075 rooms
  • 2576 rooms
  • 1697 rooms
  • 1708 rooms
  • 1239+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benson, Minnesota:

  • 101 room
  • 672 rooms
  • 973 rooms
  • 1174 rooms
  • 545 rooms
  • 346 rooms
  • 357 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 139+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Benson, MN household income distribution

  • Benson, MN household income distribution
  • 157Less than $10,000
  • 104$10,000 to $14,999
  • 99$15,000 to $19,999
  • 167$20,000 to $24,999
  • 150$25,000 to $29,999
  • 134$30,000 to $34,999
  • 56$35,000 to $39,999
  • 98$40,000 to $44,999
  • 94$45,000 to $49,999
  • 140$50,000 to $59,999
  • 149$60,000 to $74,999
  • 79$75,000 to $99,999
  • 20$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Benson, MN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Benson, MN
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 17$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 33$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 55$30,000 to $34,999
  • 46$35,000 to $39,999
  • 44$40,000 to $49,999
  • 65$50,000 to $59,999
  • 72$60,000 to $69,999
  • 52$70,000 to $79,999
  • 112$80,000 to $89,999
  • 106$90,000 to $99,999
  • 130$100,000 to $124,999
  • 55$125,000 to $149,999
  • 49$150,000 to $174,999
  • 33$175,000 to $199,999
  • 65$200,000 to $249,999
  • 23$250,000 to $299,999
  • 29$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Benson, MN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Benson, MN
  • 10Less than $100
  • 20$100 to $149
  • 8$150 to $199
  • 26$200 to $249
  • 48$250 to $299
  • 11$300 to $349
  • 7$350 to $399
  • 79$400 to $449
  • 96$450 to $499
  • 23$500 to $549
  • 13$550 to $599
  • 32$600 to $649
  • 38$650 to $699
  • 44$750 to $799
  • 26$800 to $899
  • 9$900 to $999
  • 14$2,000 or more
  • 23No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 71995 to March 2000
  • 51990 to 1994
  • 71985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 51970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 8Before 1965
Benson commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 372
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 582
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 244
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 75
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 44
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 21
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 55
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 12
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 37
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 67
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 21
  • 90 or more minutes: 32
Benson, MN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 87.0%
Number of people working at home: 41 (2.6% of all workers)

Benson mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,338 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 80 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (1%)
  • Walked: 88 (5%)
  • Other means: 7 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 41 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Norwegian: 1,101
 German: 1,023
 Irish: 158
 Swedish: 148
 United States or American: 95
 French (except Basque): 83
 English: 80
 Other groups: 63
 Polish: 62
 Danish: 42
 Dutch: 24
 Belgian: 23
 European: 22
 Scandinavian: 22
 Scottish: 20
 Czech: 11
 Scotch-Irish: 9
 Northern European: 7
 Russian: 7
 Icelander: 5
 French Canadian: 5
 Italian: 5
 Czechoslovakian: 4
 Austrian: 4
 Lithuanian: 3
 Croatian: 2
 Luxemburger: 2
 Slovak: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 25%Canada
  • 22%Micronesia
  • 22%Peru
  • 16%India
  • 16%Mexico

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

63% of Benson residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Minnesota.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 87
  • 9th grade: 20
  • 10th grade: 40
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 32
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 341
  • Less than 1 year of college: 72
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 101
  • Associate degree: 63
  • Bachelor's degree: 192
  • Master's degree: 46
  • Professional school degree: 20
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 163
  • 9th grade: 25
  • 10th grade: 34
  • 11th grade: 59
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 401
  • Less than 1 year of college: 93
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 206
  • Associate degree: 69
  • Bachelor's degree: 193
  • Master's degree: 12
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 1.8%Females
Benson marital status for males
Benson marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,248

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Benson:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 86.5%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 82.7%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Electricity
  • 3.7%Other fuel
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

2.1%
Minnesota:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

3.0%
Minnesota:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Minnesota:

24.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)