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The City of Bennington had a population of 674 as of July 1, 2017. Bennington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bennington is located at latitude 39.0333 and longitude -97.5931 in Ottawa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bennington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ottawa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,220 feet.

The City of Bennington (GNIS ID: 2394136) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Bennington is located within Township of Bennington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ottawa 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, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 674
Daytime Population: Workers 202
Daytime Population: Residents 312
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 514
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 674
Population in Familes 590
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,602
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $56,960
Average Household Income $76,047
Per Capita Income $29,074


Total Housing Units 290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $102,857
Average Home Value $140,090


Total Households 261
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 198
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 0.04% -0.09%
Households 0.0% -0.15%
Families 0.72% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Bennington, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bennington to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas 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 # 256 62nd
Population Density # 89 87th
Diversity Index # 578 14th
Median Household Income # 145 79th
Per Capita Income # 159 76th

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