In 2019, Benton County, MS had a population of 8.23k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $36,258. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Benton County, MS declined from 8,253 to 8,232, a −0.254% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,974 to $36,258, a 0.789% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Benton County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.7%), Other (Hispanic) (1.26%), and White (Hispanic) (0.899%). 0% of the households in Benton County, MS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.1% of the residents in Benton County, MS are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Benton County, MS was $78,000, and the homeownership rate was 80.6%. Most people in Benton County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Benton County, MS was 2 cars per household.