Benson, IL 61516 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61516: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Benson, IL 61516

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • Single Family Addresses: 104
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Woodford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.851, Longitude -89.12
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Benson, IL 61516 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 734
Daytime Population: Workers 73
Daytime Population: Residents 347
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 420
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 733
Population in Familes 622
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $60,295
Average Household Income $70,105
Per Capita Income $26,720


Total Housing Units 303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 242 (79.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $90,164
Average Home Value $104,959


Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 199
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.23% 0.3%
Households 0.25% 0.29%
Families 0.14% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Benson, IL 61516 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61516 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1031 25th
Population Density # 1033 25th
Diversity Index # 1181 14th
Median Household Income # 460 67th
Per Capita Income # 762 45th

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