In 2018, Benton County, MS had a population of 8.25k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $35,974. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Benton County, MS declined from 8,306 to 8,253, a -0.638% decrease and its median household income declined from $40,605 to $35,974, a -11.4% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Benton County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.41%), Other (Hispanic) (1.26%), and White (Hispanic) (0.872%). 0% of the households in Benton County, MS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.2% of the residents in Benton County, MS are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Benton County, MS was $68,800, and the homeownership rate was 83.3%. Most people in Benton County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Benton County, MS was 2 cars per household.