Benson Information

Benson Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Benson, NC

General Benson Information

State: North Carolina

County: Johnston County

Close cities: Dunn, NC, Erwin, NC, Angier, NC, Coats, NC, Four Oaks, NC, Kinston, NC, White Oak, NC, Benson, NC, Buies Creek, NC

Benson Population (census data)
Total 3,416 (+14.5% since 2000)
Male 1,549 (45.3%)
Female 1,867 (54.7%)

Population Density: 1,613 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.9 (US Avg is 100)

Benson Elevation: 1,300 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.12 square miles

Median Household Income: $29,625

Zip Codes: 27504.

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Benson Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (56.6%)
  • Black (34.0%)
  • Hispanic (7.3%)
  • Other race (5.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (19.3%)
  • English (7.4%)
  • Irish (4.2%)
  • German (4.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.8%)
  • Scottish (2.7%)
Foriegn Born: 221 people (6.5%)
  • Latin America (83.8%)
  • Asia (16.2%)

Local Benson Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Washington Redskins, Carolina Panthers
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: North Carolina State University, Campbell

Benson School Information

High Schools
West Johnston High (5935 Raleigh Road, Benson, NC, 27504 - Johnston County Schools District)
Middle Schools
Benson Middle (1600 N Wall Street, Benson, NC, 27504 - Johnston County Schools District)
McGee's Crossroads Middle (13353 NC Highway 210, Benson, NC, 27504 - Johnston County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Benson Elementary (2040 Highway 50 N, Benson, NC, 27504 - Johnston County Schools District)
Meadow Elementary (7507 NC Highway 50 South, Benson, NC, 27504 - Johnston County Schools District)

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