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Benona is a township in Oceana County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Benona. For links to other places called Benona, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Benona is 43.603N. The longitude is -86.466W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,017.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Benona demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oceana County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48857 ZIP code.
25% of Benona residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Benona ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Benona was $21,841, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Benona residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Benona, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $553. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,012.
Oceana County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Benona political report.
The average commute time for Benona workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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