Bennington, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bennington, Idaho - Basic Facts

The Bennington Census Designated Place had a population of 189 as of July 1, 2017. Bennington ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density 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, 2017.

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Bennington, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 189
Daytime Population: Workers 7
Daytime Population: Residents 101
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 108
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 189
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $48,993
Average Household Income $56,702
Per Capita Income $21,737


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $154,348
Average Home Value $139,063


Total Households 63
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.07% -0.11%
Households -0.22% 0.0%
Families -2.91% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

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, 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 # 186 19th
Population Density # 220 4th
Diversity Index # 171 26th
Median Household Income # 66 71st
Per Capita Income # 103 55th

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