Demographics: Introduction

Disclaimer: The data represented on these pages was compiled and analyzed for Benton County's 2012 Health Status Report.
More recent demographic data is available at the census website.
Community Health Assessments are conducted every 3-5 years. The 2017 report is available here.

Notable Statistics

  • Nearly a quarter of Benton County's population is between the ages of 18 and 24 years old.

  • The largest racial minority group in Benton County is the Asian and Pacific Islander group (5.4%); while the largest population by ethnicity in Benton County is the Hispanic/Latino population (6.4%).

  • The highest projected growth will be seen among the 65+ years age group.