Bennington, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bennington, Idaho - Basic Facts

The Bennington Census Designated Place had a population of 191 as of July 1, 2016. Bennington ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bennington is located at latitude 42.3823 and longitude -111.321 in Bear Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Bennington Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bear Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,053 feet.

The Bennington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585567) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Bennington Census Designated Place is located within Montpelier Division of Bear Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bennington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bennington, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 191
Population in Households 191
Population in Familes 165
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $134,184


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $57,432
Per Capita Income $21,444
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.42%
Households 0.0% 0.31%
Families -3.04% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bennington, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bennington to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 185 19th
Population Density1 # 220 4th
Diversity Index2 # 174 24th
Median Household Income # 61 73rd
Per Capita Income # 107 53rd

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