Benson Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Benson: Borough of Pennsylvania

About

Benson is a city located in the county of Somerset in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 191 and a population density of 546 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 184 inhabitants.

The city was created 141 years ago in 1879.

Geography

Benson is located at 40°12'30"N 78°55'40"W (40.2084100, -78.9278000).

Benson map

Benson Quick Facts

Population : 184 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Somerset County
Area : 0.35 km2
Establishment : January 01, 1880 (141 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:41:07 (24th October 2021)
Density : 526 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.8% (2010-2020)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Benson decreased by 3.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 191 - census
2011 199 4.02% estimation process
2012 198 -0.51% estimation process
2013 196 -1.02% estimation process
2014 194 -1.03% estimation process
2015 192 -1.04% estimation process
2016 190 -1.05% estimation process
2017 188 -1.06% estimation process
2018 187 -0.53% estimation process
2019 186 -0.54% estimation process
2020 184 -1.09% estimation process

Benson, Bethel

Schools in Benson

College & universities near Benson, PA

Code Name City ZIP
212975 Commonwealth Technical Institute Johnstown (PA) 15905-3092

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Benson, PA

Code Name Address Type
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
ALT Altoona Transportation Center 1231 11th Avenue RAIL
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS

Post offices near Benson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hollsoppl Post Office Hollsopple (PA) 15935

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Somerset County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Somerset County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Williams 6,115 Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Somerset 5,817 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Windber 3,789 Borough of in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States
Forward 3,018 Township of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Glade 2,143 Township in Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States
Meyersdale 2,087 Borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States
Berlin 1,931 Borough in Pennsylvania, USA
Randolph 1,679 Unincorporated community in Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Kimmel 1,537 Township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Friedens 1,523 Census designated place
Huston 1,352 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Boswell 1,180 Town in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States
Davidsville 1,130 Census designated place
Milford 985 Borough in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Paint 930 Borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States
Rockwood 815 Borough of Pennsylvania