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Benson is a town in Hamilton County.
The latitude of Benson is 43.290N. The longitude is -74.36W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,313 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 201.
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21% of Benson residents report German ancestry, and 25% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Benson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Benson was $20,992, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Benson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Benson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $467. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $711.
Hamilton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Benson political report.
The average commute time for Benson workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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