Benson Swift County, Minnesota

Benson: City in Minnesota

About

Benson is a city located in the county of Swift in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 334 and a population density of 43 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 319 inhabitants.

Geography

Benson is located at 45°18'54"N 95°36'0"W (45.3149604, -95.6000349).

Benson map

Benson Quick Facts

Population : 319 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Swift County
Postal code : 56215
Phone Area Codes : 320
Area : 7.83 km2
IATA airport code : BBB
Altitude : 1,047 feet / 319 meters
Capital city : Benson is capital of Swift County
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 15:02:52 (15th October 2021)
Density : 41 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.7% (2010-2020)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Benson decreased by 4.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 334 - census
2011 333 -0.3% estimation process
2012 331 -0.6% estimation process
2013 328 -0.91% estimation process
2014 326 -0.61% estimation process
2015 324 -0.62% estimation process
2016 326 0.61% estimation process
2017 325 -0.31% estimation process
2018 322 -0.93% estimation process
2019 323 0.31% estimation process
2020 319 -1.25% estimation process

Benson zip code is 56215. County name: Swift, County fips: 27151

Schools in Benson

College & universities near Benson, MN

Code Name City ZIP
174251 University of Minnesota-Morris Morris (MN) 56267

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Benson, MN

Code Name Address Type
SCD St. Cloud 555 East St. Germain Street RAIL

Post offices near Benson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Benson Post Office Benson (MN) 56215

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Swift County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Swift County , MN.

City Name Population Title
Murdock 260 Human settlement in Swift County, Minnesota, United States of America
Kerkhoven 225 Township in Swift County, Minnesota
Appleton 187 City in Swift County, Minnesota, United States
Fairfield 122 Unincorporated community in Minnesota
De Graff 120 City in Minnesota
Danvers 89 City in Swift County, Minnesota, United States
Holloway 85 City in Minnesota
Clontarf 82 Township in Swift County, Minnesota