Benton City is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 3,234 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Benton City is the 154th largest community in Washington.
Benton City is a blue-collar town, with 37.05% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Benton City is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Benton City who work in farm management occupations (11.56%), office and administrative support (10.33%), and maintenance occupations (8.61%).
Being a small city, Benton City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Benton City are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.38% of adults in Benton City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Benton City in 2010 was $22,189, which is lower middle income relative to Washington, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,756 for a family of four. However, Benton City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Benton City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Benton City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Benton City residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Benton City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.56% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Benton City include Irish, English, Canadian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Benton City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.