Benson Woodford County, Illinois

Benson: Village in Illinois, USA

About

Benson is a village located in the county of Woodford in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 423 and a population density of 2,644 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 401 inhabitants.

Geography

Benson is located at 40°51'2"N 89°7'20"W (40.8505900, -89.1223000).

Benson map

Benson Quick Facts

Population : 401 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Woodford County
Plate code : 309
Phone Area Codes : 309
Area : 0.16 km2
Altitude : 2,507 feet / 764 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:58:06 (18th October 2021)
Postal code : 61516
Density : 2,506 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.49% (2010-2020)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Benson decreased by 5.49% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 423 - census
2011 432 2.08% estimation process
2012 430 -0.47% estimation process
2013 430 0% estimation process
2014 428 -0.47% estimation process
2015 423 -1.18% estimation process
2016 421 -0.48% estimation process
2017 415 -1.45% estimation process
2018 413 -0.48% estimation process
2019 409 -0.98% estimation process
2020 401 -2% estimation process

Benson zip code is 61516. County name: Woodford, County fips: 17203

People born in Benson (1)

American male wheelchair curler Justin Marshall was born in Benson

Schools in Benson

College & universities near Benson, IL

Code Name City ZIP
144971 Eureka College Eureka (IL) 61530

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Benson, IL

Code Name Address Type
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS
DWT Dwight station 119 West Main St. RAIL
PCT Princeton 107 Bicentennial Dr. RAIL

Post offices near Benson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Benson Post Office Benson (IL) 61516

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Woodford County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Woodford County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Hickory Point 17,401 Township in Macon County, Illinois
Eureka 5,232 City in Woodford County, Illinois, United States
Metamora 3,648 Village in Woodford County, Illinois
Germantown Hills 3,390 City in Woodford County, Illinois, United States of America
El Paso 2,700 City in Woodford County, Illinois
Roanoke 1,966 Village in Illinois, United States
Minonk 1,948 City in Woodford County, Illinois, United States
Cazenovia 1,688 Township in Woodford County, Illinois
Cruger 1,668 Township in Woodford County, Illinois
Washburn 1,064 Village mostly in Woodford County, Illinois, USA
Goodfield 986 Village mostly in Woodford County, Illinois, USA
Congerville 494 City in Woodford County, Illinois, United States of America
Spring Bay 456 Township in Woodford County, Illinois
Secor 351 City in Woodford County, Illinois, United States of America
Kappa 247 Village in Woodford County, Illinois
Panola 51 Township in Woodford County, Illinois