Benson

Benson

A two-hour drive from the Atlantic coast and three hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Welcome to Benson

The Counter of Attention.
 
Benson is a town with approximately 3581 residents in Johnson County 22 miles south southeast of Raleigh. Situated at the intersection of I-195 and I-40.
 
The town is within a two-hour drive from the Atlantic coast and three hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains. The town is positioned roughly at the midpoint between Miami and Boston.

Overview for Benson, NC

3,871 people live in Benson, where the median age is 36.1 and the average individual income is $21,253. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,871

Total Population

36.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$21,253

Average individual Income

Around Benson, NC

There's plenty to do around Benson, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

35
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
41
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Tacos Don Vargas, Sisters II Ice Cream, and JP's Pastry.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.8 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.44 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.44 miles 38 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 2.44 miles 11 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.53 miles 98 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.46 miles 8 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Benson, NC

Benson has 1,463 households, with an average household size of 2.58. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Benson do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,871 people call Benson home. The population density is 1,380.09 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,871

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.1

Median Age

41.49 / 58.51%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,463

Total Households

2.58

Average Household Size

$21,253

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Benson, NC

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Benson. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
2/5
Benson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5

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