Benton County, Indiana

Benton County: County in Indiana, United States

About

Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,854 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,741 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fowler. The county was created 182 years ago in 1840.

Quick Facts about Benton County

Population : 8,741 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Different from : Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County
Area : 1053 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.02%
Land as percent of area : 99.98%
Named for : Thomas Hart Benton
Capital : Fowler
Establishment : February 02, 1840
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 06:25:11 (10th August 2022)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.29% (2010-2020)
Benton County locator map
Location of Benton County on Indiana map.
Benton County Courthouse in Fowler image
Benton County Courthouse in Fowler
Benton County Courthouse in Fowler image

Geography

Benton County is located at 40°36'23"N 87°18'39"W (40.6062600, -87.3109100). It has 7 neighbors: Iroquois County, Vermilion County, Jasper County, Newton County, Tippecanoe County, Warren County and White County.

Benton County map

The largest city of Benton County is Fowler with a population of 2,305. Other cities include, Otterbein population 1,258 and Earl Park population 342. See all Benton County cities & populated places.

Benton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Fowler 2,305 County seat in Indiana
Otterbein 1,258 City in Indiana, United States of America
Oxford 1,145 Town in Oak Grove Township, Benton County, Indiana
Boswell 767 Town in Grant Township, Benton County, Indiana, United State
Earl Park 342 Human settlement in Benton County, Indiana, United States of America
Ambia 224 Town in Benton County, Indiana, United States

Benton County has 7 neighbours.

  • Fowler

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Benton County decreased by 1.29% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,854 - census
2011 8,856 0.02% estimation process
2012 8,821 -0.4% estimation process
2013 8,748 -0.83% estimation process
2014 8,720 -0.32% estimation process
2015 8,693 -0.31% estimation process
2016 8,658 -0.4% estimation process
2017 8,631 -0.31% estimation process
2018 8,653 0.25% estimation process
2019 8,748 1.09% estimation process
2020 8,741 -0.08% estimation process

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