Benton County , Iowa

Benton County: County in Iowa, United States

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Location of Benton County on Iowa map.

About

Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,076 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 25,645 inhabitants. Its county seat is Vinton. The county was created 184 years ago in 1836.

Geography

Benton County is located at 42°4'49"N 92°3'56"W (42.0801900, -92.0656900). It has 5 neighbors: Black Hawk County, Buchanan County, Johnson County, Poweshiek County and Tama County.

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Benton County IA Courthouse

The largest city of Benton County is Vinton with a population of 5,075. Other cities include, Belle Plaine population 2,440, Atkins population 1,970, Urbana population 1,494 and Walford population 1,445.

Weather

Benton County forecast: A chance of rain showers after 3pm. Partly sunny. High near 66, with temperatures falling to around 64 in the afternoon. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

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Benton County Quick Facts

Population : 25,645 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County
Area : 1855 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Thomas Hart Benton
Capital : Vinton
Establishment : January 01, 1837
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:58:57 (14th May 2021)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.68% (2010-2019)
Weather : 66℉ Partly Sunny then Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Benton County has 5 neighbors .

  • Vinton

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Benton County decreased by 1.68% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 26,076 - census
2011 26,078 0.01% estimation process
2012 25,830 -0.96% estimation process
2013 25,699 -0.51% estimation process
2014 25,623 -0.3% estimation process
2015 25,608 -0.06% estimation process
2016 25,644 0.14% estimation process
2017 25,656 0.05% estimation process
2018 25,625 -0.12% estimation process
2019 25,645 0.08% estimation process

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People born in Benton County (3)

People born in Benton County, including politician David Henry Mercer, actress Adeline De Walt Reynolds, politician Dell Hanson, you can see a list of people who born in Benton County.

Other places with the same name (8)

Benton County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Benton County.

City Name Population Title
Vinton 5,075 City in Iowa
Belle Plaine 2,440 City in Iowa, United States
Atkins 1,970 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Urbana 1,494 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Walford 1,445 City in Iowa, United States of America
Shellsburg 972 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Newhall 858 City in Iowa, United States
Blairstown 659 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Van Horne 656 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Keystone 612 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Norway 528 City in Iowa, United States
Garrison 360 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Geneva 153 City in Franklin County, Iowa, United States
Mount Auburn 144 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Luzerne 93 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States

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Black Hawk County 131,228 County in Iowa, United States
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Sioux City 82,651 City in Iowa, United States of America
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