Benton County OR Information


Benton County Subdivisions

Benton County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 90,650
Daytime Population: Workers 43,435
Daytime Population: Residents 48,583
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 92,018
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 86,183
Population in Familes 58,151
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,467
Population Density2 134
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $55,428
Average Household Income $78,225
Per Capita Income $31,903


Total Housing Units 38,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,414 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,977 (44.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,025 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $311,138
Average Home Value $347,663


Total Households 36,391
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 20,106
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.8% 0.93%
Households 0.81% 0.89%
Families 0.6% 0.76%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.65%


Benton County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benton County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 11 72nd
Population Density # 6 86th
Diversity Index # 15 61st
Median Household Income # 9 78th
Per Capita Income # 4 92nd

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