Benson Johnston County, North Carolina

Benson: Town in North Carolina, United States

About

Benson is a town located in the county of Johnston in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,311 and a population density of 458 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,024 inhabitants.

The town was created 147 years ago in 1873.

Main Street in Benson image
Main Street in Benson
Main Street in Benson image

Geography

Benson is located at 35°22'56"N 78°32'55"W (35.3821100, -78.5486200).

Benson map

Weather

Benson forecast: Sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. more

Benson Quick Facts

Population : 4,024 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Johnston County
Postal code : 27504
Phone Area Codes : 919
Area : 7.22 km2
Altitude : 243 feet / 74, 74 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1874 (147 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:45:15 (24th October 2021)
Density : 557 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 17.72% (2010-2020)
Weather : 81℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Benson increased by 17.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1890 191 -
2010 3,311 94.23% census
2011 3,371 1.78% estimation process
2012 3,400 0.85% estimation process
2013 3,455 1.59% estimation process
2014 3,494 1.12% estimation process
2015 3,550 1.58% estimation process
2016 3,656 2.9% estimation process
2017 3,724 1.83% estimation process
2018 3,844 3.12% estimation process
2019 3,922 1.99% estimation process
2020 4,024 2.53% estimation process

Benson zip code is 27504. County name: Johnston, County fips: 37101

Local Places in Benson

1 The Town of Benson
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Address: 303 E Church St, Benson, NC 27504 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Benson (6)

People born in Benson, including composer Hunter Johnson, baseball player and coach John Raynor, baseball player Earl Stephenson, you can see a list of people who born in Benson.

Schools in Benson

College & universities near Benson, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198677 Heritage Bible College Dunn (NC) 28334

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Benson, NC

Code Name Address Type
SSM Selma–Smithfield 500 East Railroad Street RAIL
RGH Raleigh Union Station 320 West Cabarrus Street RAIL
NSF North Carolina State Fair station 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. RAIL
FAY Fayetteville 472 Hay Street RAIL
CYN Cary 211 North Academy Street RAIL

Post offices near Benson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Benson Post Office Benson (NC) 27504

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Johnston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Johnston County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Clayton 26,458 Town in North Carolina
Smithfield 13,333 County seat of Johnston County, North Carolina
Selma 7,323 Town of the United States
Archer Lodge 5,322 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Four Oaks 2,387 Town of the United States
Wilsons Mills 2,277 Park in the United States of America
Pine Level 1,861 City in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States of America
Kenly 1,624 Town of the United States
Princeton 1,425 Town in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States
Micro 553 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Benson distances to largest North Carolina cities