In 2020, Ben Hill County, GA had a population of 16.9k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $32,077. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Ben Hill County, GA declined from 17,033 to 16,889, a −0.845% decrease and its median household income declined from $32,229 to $32,077, a −0.472% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ben Hill County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (36.9%), White (Hispanic) (3.08%), Other (Hispanic) (2.87%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.959%).
None of the households in Ben Hill County, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.7% of the residents in Ben Hill County, GA are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Ben Hill County, GA was $85,500, and the homeownership rate was 57.6%. Most people in Ben Hill County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15 minutes. The average car ownership in Ben Hill County, GA was 1 car per household.