In 2017, Benton County, MS had a population of 8.31k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $40,605. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Benton County, MS declined from 8,378 to 8,306, a -0.859% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,302 to $40,605, a 11.9% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Benton County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (36.6%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.65%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.734%), and White (Hispanic) (0.626%). N/A% of the people in Benton County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Benton County, MS is $70,300, and the homeownership rate is 82.7%. Most people in Benton County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Benton County, MS is 2 cars per household.