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Benton Township, Illinois Demographics Analysis

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benton Township, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Benton Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 199

5 to 9 years : 307

10 to 14 years : 281

15 to 17 years : 259

18 and 19 years : 71

20 years : 76

21 years : 77

22 to 24 years : 105

25 to 29 years : 280

30 to 34 years : 280

35 to 39 years : 256

40 to 44 years : 239

45 to 49 years : 328

50 to 54 years : 282

55 to 59 years : 197

60 and 61 years : 51

62 to 64 years : 150

65 and 66 years : 93

67 to 69 years : 111

70 to 74 years : 130

75 to 79 years : 116

80 to 84 years : 121

85 years and over : 96

Female:

Under 5 years : 159

5 to 9 years : 293

10 to 14 years : 273

15 to 17 years : 105

18 and 19 years : 54

20 years : 119

21 years : 69

22 to 24 years : 133

25 to 29 years : 279

30 to 34 years : 234

35 to 39 years : 219

40 to 44 years : 287

45 to 49 years : 246

50 to 54 years : 238

55 to 59 years : 356

60 and 61 years : 53

62 to 64 years : 112

65 and 66 years : 106

67 to 69 years : 81

70 to 74 years : 250

75 to 79 years : 241

80 to 84 years : 234

85 years and over : 342


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Benton Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,559

Multiple ancestry : 2,778

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 119

Ancestry not reported : 1,132


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Benton Township, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 8,561

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 3

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 14

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 10

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benton Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 358

5 to 17 years : 1,518

18 to 24 years : 704

25 to 34 years : 1,073

35 to 44 years : 1,001

45 to 54 years : 1,094

55 to 59 years : 553

60 and 61 years : 104

62 to 64 years : 262

65 to 74 years : 771

75 years and over : 1,150

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 329

5 to 17 years : 1,363

18 to 24 years : 603

25 to 34 years : 751

35 to 44 years : 821

45 to 54 years : 859

55 to 59 years : 496

60 and 61 years : 93

62 to 64 years : 253

65 to 74 years : 569

75 years and over : 915

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 17 years : 155

18 to 24 years : 101

25 to 34 years : 319

35 to 44 years : 180

45 to 54 years : 235

55 to 59 years : 43

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 192

75 years and over : 235

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 14

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 10

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Benton Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,427

Female : 3,625

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 665

Female : 844

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 3

Female : 14

Foreign born:

Male : 10

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Benton Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 6,928

Born in other state in the United States : 1,418

Native: born outside the United States : 17

Foreign born : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Benton Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,298

Now married, except separated : 2,802

Divorced : 758

Separated : 159

Widowed : 690

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 145

Now married, except separated : 616

Divorced : 445

Separated : 0

Widowed : 136

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 17

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 10

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Benton Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 8,159

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 36

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Benton Township, Illinois

  • German: 1,412   (19.2%)
  • English: 1,306   (17.7%)
  • United States Or American: 1,259   (17.1%)
  • Irish: 1,028   (13.9%)
  • Other Groups: 573   (7.8%)
  • Italian: 331   (4.5%)
  • Dutch: 240   (3.3%)
  • Polish: 186   (2.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 176   (2.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 152   (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 127   (1.7%)
  • Russian: 95   (1.3%)
  • Welsh: 69   (0.9%)
  • British: 50   (0.7%)
  • Hungarian: 48   (0.7%)
  • European: 45   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 37   (0.5%)
  • Croatian: 32   (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 29   (0.4%)
  • Northern European: 28   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 23   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 15   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 14   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 14   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 14   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 14   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 13   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 10   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 6   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Benton Township, Illinois is 8,588



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Benton Township, Illinois: 4,105
Female Population in Benton Township, Illinois: 4,483


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benton Township, Illinois: 37.1
Median Female Resident Age in Benton Township, Illinois: 45.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benton Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

43.5

Male

39.9

Female

46.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

21.3

Male

21.5

Female

21.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

40.0

Male

40.3

Female

39.5

Asian


Both sexes

33.0

Male

30.5

Female

40.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

20.3

Male

19.5

Female

22.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.3

Male

20.0

Female

18.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.5

Male

24.0

Female

22.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.6

Male

40.0

Female

46.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Benton Township, Illinois


  • White: 8,373
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 116
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 12
  • Some Other Race: 37
  • Two or More Races: 50



(updated 2013)













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