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|People QuickFacts||Benson County||North Dakota|
|Population, 2013 estimate||6,877||723,393|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||6,660||672,591|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||3.3%||7.6%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||10.1%||6.7%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||34.2%||22.5%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||12.2%||14.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||48.7%||48.9%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||43.4%||89.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||1.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||54.0%||5.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||1.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.0%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||2.1%||1.9%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||1.8%||2.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||42.6%||87.3%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||93.6%||82.9%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||0.6%||2.5%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||1.7%||5.2%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||82.0%||90.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||11.1%||27.1%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||16.2||16.5|
|Housing units, 2013||2,976||339,313|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||65.4%||66.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||12.1%||25.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$52,600||$123,900|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.87||2.30|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$17,220||$28,700|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$34,706||$51,641|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||35.7%||12.1%|
|Business QuickFacts||Benson County||North Dakota|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||110||23,5512|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||1,126||331,2782|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||4.4%||8.2%2|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||300||50,952|
|Total number of firms, 2007||390||61,546|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.3%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||19.2%||1.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||28.2%||24.8%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||11,349,799|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||125,074||13,099,348|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||20,136||10,527,300|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$2,928||$16,495|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||2,083||1,214,201|
|Building permits, 2012||0||10,340|
|Geography QuickFacts||Benson County||North Dakota|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||1,388.71||69,000.80|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||4.8||9.7|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|