Benton County OR Information

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Benton County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Benton County OR Housing Affordability Index is 73
State of Oregon Housing Affordability Index is 83
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Benton County OR Wealth Index is 102
State of Oregon Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 93,644
Population in Households 88,502
Population in Familes 59,648
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,142
Population Density 139
Diversity Index1 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,988
Average Household Income $84,822
Per Capita Income $34,161
Wealth Index3 102

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 39,122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,734 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,714 (47.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,674 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $371,755
Housing Affordability Index2 73
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 37,448
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 20,654
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.98% 0.97%
Households 0.95% 0.97%
Families 0.76% 0.85%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

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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, 2019 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 # 14 64th
Median Household Income # 7 83rd
Per Capita Income # 5 89th

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