Benton County , Minnesota

Benton County: County in Minnesota, United States

Benton County locator map
Location of Benton County on Minnesota map.

About

Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,451 and a population density of 36 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 40,958 inhabitants. Its county seat is Foley. The county was created 171 years ago in 1849.

Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church  Gilman  MN image
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Gilman MN
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church  Gilman  MN image

Geography

Benton County is located at 45°41'57"N 93°59'56"W (45.6991300, -93.9988400). It has 4 neighbors: Mille Lacs County, Morrison County, Sherburne County and Stearns County.

Benton County map

The largest city of Benton County is Foley with a population of 2,653. Other cities include, Sauk Rapids population 545, Gilman population 216 and Rice population 163. See all Benton County cities & populated places.

Weather

Benton County forecast: Sunny. High near 72, with temperatures falling to around 67 in the afternoon. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. more

Benton County Quick Facts

Population : 40,958 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Different from : Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County
Area : 1070 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.2%
Land as percent of area : 98.8%
Named for : Thomas Hart Benton
Capital : Foley
Establishment : October 10, 1849
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:31:49 (18th October 2021)
Density : 38 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.12% (2010-2020)
Weather : 72℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Benton County has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Benton County increased by 6.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 38,451 - census
2011 38,731 0.72% estimation process
2012 38,671 -0.16% estimation process
2013 38,975 0.78% estimation process
2014 39,137 0.41% estimation process
2015 39,422 0.72% estimation process
2016 39,687 0.67% estimation process
2017 40,135 1.12% estimation process
2018 40,510 0.93% estimation process
2019 40,889 0.93% estimation process
2020 40,958 0.17% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (9)

Benton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Watab 3,238 Township in Benton County, Minnesota, USA
Foley 2,653 City in Benton County, Minnesota
Glendorado 791 Township in Benton County, Minnesota, USA
Sauk Rapids 545 City in Minnesota, United States
Gilman 216 City in Benton County, Minnesota, United States
Rice 163 City in Minnesota, United States

Minnesota Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hennepin County 1,268,408 County in Minnesota, United States
Ramsey County 547,903 County in Minnesota, United States
Minneapolis 433,111 Largest city in Minnesota, U.
Dakota County 431,807 County in Minnesota, United States
Anoka County 359,921 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Paul 306,717 Capital of the state of Minnesota, United States; county seat of Ramsey County, Minnesota
Washington County 265,476 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Louis County 198,538 County in Minnesota, United States
Stearns County 162,038 County in Minnesota, United States
Olmsted County 159,298 County in Minnesota, United States
Scott County 150,689 County in Minnesota, United States
Wright County 140,249 County in Minnesota, United States
Carver County 106,565 County in Minnesota, United States
Sherburne County 98,811 County in Minnesota, United States
Bloomington 84,583 County seat of Monroe County, Indiana, United States
Plymouth 79,635 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota