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Benson is a town in Rutland County, in the Rutland metro area.

The community is believed named for Egbert Benson, judge.

The latitude of Benson is 43.758N. The longitude is -73.258W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,039.


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Median household income
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$38,224
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Benson demographic reports
Benson is on the New York border.

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8% of Benson residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $15,931, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Benson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Benson include Benson Village ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Benson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $373.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $885.


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The average commute time for Benson workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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