Benton ( Washington )

Please find listed in what follows eighty-one statistical data about the County of Benton compared with those of the Washington state and those of the whole USA. Values are grouped by categories:

County of Benton (Washington) Population data

Resident total population estimate (July 1) 2006 = 159,463

Resident population (April 1) 2000 (complete count) = 142,475

Resident total population estimate, net change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 16,985 abitanti

Resident total population estimate, percent change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 11.9%

County of Benton (Washington) Geography data

Land area, 2000 (square miles) = 1,703.09

Persons per square mile, 2000 = 83.70

County of Benton (Washington) Population data by age

Resident population under 5 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 11,069

Resident population under 5 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 6.9%

Washington 6.4%

USA 6.8%

Resident population under 18 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 42,333

Resident population under 18 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 26.5%

Washington 23.9%

USA 24.6%

Resident Population 65 years and over (July 1) 2006 = 17,309

Resident population 65 years and over, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 10.9%

Washington 11.5%

USA 12.4%

County of Benton (Washington) Population data by sex

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006 = 50.2%

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 50.2%

Washington 50.1%

USA 50.7%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006 = 49.8%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 49.8%

Washington 49.9%

USA 49.3%

County of Benton (Washington) Miscellanea

Civilian noninstitutionalized population, 5 years and over, with a disability 2000 (sample) = 23,730

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 = 21 minutes.

County of Benton (Washington) Population data by races

Resident population White alone (July 1) 2006 = 148,736

Resident population White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 93.3%

Washington 84.8%

USA 80.1%

Resident population Black alone (July 1) 2006 = 1,906

Resident population Black alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 1.2%

Washington 3.6%

USA 12.8%

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone (July 1) 2006 = 1,525

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 1.0%

Washington 1.6%

USA 1.0%

Resident population Asian alone (July 1) 2006 = 4,071

Resident population Asian alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 2.6%

Washington 6.6%

USA 4.4%

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (July 1) 2006 = 265

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 0.2%

Washington 0.5%

USA 0.2%

Resident population Two or more races (July 1) 2006 = 2,960

Resident population Two or more races, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 1.9%

Washington 3.0%

USA 1.6%

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin (July 1) 2006 = 23,985

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 15.0%

Washington 9.1%

USA 14.8%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone (July 1) 2006 = 125,935

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006 = 79.0%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Benton 79.0%

Washington 76.5%

USA 66.4%

County of Benton (Washington) More population data

Births 2004 = 2,186

Deaths 2004 = 996

Infant deaths under one year 2004 = 9

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample) = 51.2%

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample)

Benton 51.2%

Washington 48.6%

USA 54.1%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample) = 8.5%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample)

Benton 8.5%

Washington 10.4%

USA 11.1%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample) = 14.2%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample)

Benton 14.2%

Washington 14.0%

USA 17.9%

County of Benton (Washington) Incomes data (NAICS - North American Industry Classification System)

Personal Income (NAICS) 2005 = Mil.$ 4,964

Per capita personal income (NAICS) 2005 = $ 31,433

County of Benton (Washington) Housing data

Housing unit estimates as of July 1, 2006 = 62,497

Housing unit estimates - net change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 6,533

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 11.7%

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006

Benton 11.7%

Washington 10.1%

USA 9.0%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count) = 68.7%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count)

Benton 68.7%

Washington 64.6%

USA 66.2%

Median value of specified owner-occupied housing units 2000 (sample) = $ 119,900

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample) = 23%

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample)

Benton 23%

Washington 26%

USA 26%

County of Benton (Washington) Households data

Households 2000 (complete count) = 52,866

Persons per household 2000 (complete count) = 2.68

Per capita income in 1999 = $ 21,301

Median household income 2004 = $ 52,922

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004 = 10.7%

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004

Benton 10.7%

Washington 11.6%

USA 12.7%

County of Benton (Washington) Educational attainment

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000 = 85.1%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000

Benton 85.1%

Washington 87.1%

USA 80.4%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000 = 26.3%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000

Benton 26.3%

Washington 27.7%

USA 24.4%

County of Benton (Washington) Labor and Employment

Civilian labor force 2006 = 84,079

Civilian labor force unemployment 2006 = 4,818

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006 = 5.7%

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006

Benton 5.7%

Washington 5.0%

USA 4.6%

Employment in all industries (NAICS) 2005 = 88,203

Employment in all industries (NAICS), net change 2000(SIC)- 2005 = 10,761

Employment in government and government enterprises (NAICS) 2005 = 11,793

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code) 2005 (thousands dollars) = $ 4,115,313

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code), average earnings per job 2005 (in thousands dollars) = $ 46,657

Private nonfarm establishments 2005 = 3,658

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005 = 55,493

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005 = 9.8%

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005

Benton 9.8%

Washington 2.2%

USA 2.0%

Nonemployer: total (NAICS 00) establishments, 2005 = 7,100

Accommodation and Food Services: total (NAICS 72) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 194,012

Total number of firms 2002 = 9,263

Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 3.5%

Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 5.2%

Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 30.9%

Manufacturing: total (NAICS 31-33) - value of shipments 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 882,250

Wholesale trade: total (NAICS 42) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 410,961

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 1,636,459

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll per capita 2002 = $ 10,879

New private housing units authorized by building permits - total 2006 (20,000-place universe) = 946

Valuation of new private housing units authorized by building permits 2006 (20,000-place universe) (thousands dollars) = $ 213,958

Land in farms (NAICS) 2002(acres)(not adjusted) = 607,963

Federal Government expenditure - total FY 2004 (thousands dollars) = $ 3,065,448

Federal Government expenditure per capita FY 2004 = $ 19,651

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