Benton County , Iowa

Benton County: County in Iowa, United States

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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 25,414 inhabitants. Its county seat is Vinton. The county was created 185 years ago in 1836.

Benton County Quick Facts

Population : 25,414 (2020)
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 : 06:30:59 (28th May 2022)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.6% (2010-2020)
Benton County locator map
Location of Benton County on Iowa map.
Benton County IA Courthouse image
Benton County IA Courthouse
Benton County IA Courthouse image

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.

Benton County map

The largest city of Benton County is Vinton with a population of 5,019. Other cities include, Belle Plaine population 2,417, Atkins population 1,978, Urbana population 1,498 and Walford population 1,436. See all Benton County cities & populated places.

Benton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Vinton 5,019 City in Iowa
Belle Plaine 2,417 City in Iowa, United States
Atkins 1,978 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Urbana 1,498 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Walford 1,436 City in Iowa, United States of America
Shellsburg 957 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Newhall 846 City in Iowa, United States
Blairstown 653 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Van Horne 646 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Keystone 615 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Norway 528 City in Iowa, United States
Garrison 355 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Geneva 154 City in Franklin County, Iowa, United States
Mount Auburn 144 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Luzerne 92 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States

Benton County has 5 neighbours.

  • Vinton

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Benton County decreased by 2.6% in 10 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
2020 25,414 -0.91% 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, .

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Other places with the same name (9)

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