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Benton Ridge, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Benton Ridge had a population of 310 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Benton Ridge is located at latitude 41.0042 and longitude -83.7927 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Benton Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 791 feet.

The Village of Benton Ridge (GNIS ID: 2398098) 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 Village of Benton Ridge is located within Township of Blanchard, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Benton Ridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Benton Ridge: Benton.

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Benton Ridge, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 310
Population in Households 310
Population in Familes 270
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 904
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (87.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 1.6%)
Median Home Value $192,391
Average Home Value $231,422


Median Household Income $67,810
Average Household Income $89,511
Per Capita Income $33,518
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.7%
Households 0.97% 0.81%
Families 4.08% 0.62%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   3.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Benton Ridge, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benton Ridge to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 981 18th
Population Density1 # 786 35th
Diversity Index2 # 431 64th
Median Household Income # 160 87th
Per Capita Income # 146 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.