First Names BENTON

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BENTON is ranked as the 2289th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 8,437.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 1% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 2.65 people named BENTON for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 84% of the time.
  • Based on the analysis of 100 years worth of data from the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Baby Names database, the estimated population of people named BENTON is 5,785.

First Names BENTON
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 8,437 +/-3.9%
  • National Rank 2,289
  • Percentile Rank 0.99
  • Proportion/100k 2.6

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 5,785
  • National Rank 2,884
  • Percentile Rank 96.88%
  • Proportion/100k 1.81

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BENTON is 76.7% White, 2.5% Hispanic origin, 16.1% Black, 2.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.5% Two or More Races, and 0.8% American Indian or Alaskan Native. These figures should be considered only as a rough estimate. The purpose of this graph is to compare the name's specific race and Hispanic origin distribution to the distribution in the general population of the US.

The vertical blue bars represent the race distribution of people that have the name. The yellow horizontal lines represent the race distribution of the general population. The amount by which the blue bars extend past the yellow horizontal lines determines how likely a person with the name will be part of a given race or Hispanic origin group.

On this basis, the people with the name BENTON have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name BENTON is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • US masculine baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Anglo Saxon surname
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data

Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name BENTON

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 76.7% 63.9% 12.8%
Hispanic origin 2.5% 16.3% -13.8%
Black 16.1% 12.3% 3.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.4% 4.9% -2.5%
Two or more races 1.5% 1.8% -0.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.8% 0.7% 0.1%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named BENTON is Texas where 812 people have this name.
  • Mississippi is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BENTON, as 13.1 in every 100,000 Mississippians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 98th, this rank was reached in the states of Texas.
  • Mississippi is the state with the biggest positive difference between the actual state population and the projected state population based on the national average. (where the blue bar extends past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 3 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Wisconsin (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 26 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names BENTON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 253 1.97 95.1% Indiana 264 4 94.9% Iowa 57 1.84 91.1% Kansas 120 4.12 89.9% Michigan 116 1.17 95.4% Minnesota 49 0.9 90.9% Missouri 392 13.1 95.6% Nebraska 59 3.14 84.6% North Dakota 40 5.44 74.2% Ohio 324 2.79 95.7% South Dakota 18 2.07 53.8% Wisconsin 26 0.45 86.2%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BENTON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 253 1.97 95.1%
Indiana 264 4 94.9%
Iowa 57 1.84 91.1%
Kansas 120 4.12 89.9%
Michigan 116 1.17 95.4%
Minnesota 49 0.9 90.9%
Missouri 392 13.1 95.6%
Nebraska 59 3.14 84.6%
North Dakota 40 5.44 74.2%
Ohio 324 2.79 95.7%
South Dakota 18 2.07 53.8%
Wisconsin 26 0.45 86.2%
West State Statistics First-Names BENTON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 32 4.32 58.6% Arizona 195 2.89 92.2% California 626 1.61 97.1% Colorado 162 3.03 92.3% Hawaii 36 2.54 82.9% Idaho 62 3.82 83.6% Montana 31 3.07 73.1% Nevada 55 1.94 83.3% New Mexico 69 3.31 82.9% Oregon 168 4.23 92.2% Utah 75 2.53 85.4% Washington 138 1.95 94.4% Wyoming 9 1.6 5.7%

West States
State stats for the first name BENTON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 32 4.32 58.6%
Arizona 195 2.89 92.2%
California 626 1.61 97.1%
Colorado 162 3.03 92.3%
Hawaii 36 2.54 82.9%
Idaho 62 3.82 83.6%
Montana 31 3.07 73.1%
Nevada 55 1.94 83.3%
New Mexico 69 3.31 82.9%
Oregon 168 4.23 92.2%
Utah 75 2.53 85.4%
Washington 138 1.95 94.4%
Wyoming 9 1.6 5.7%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names BENTON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 35 0.96 79.6% Maine 10 0.77 5.2% Massachusetts 49 0.72 79.5% New Hampshire 9 0.7 5.8% New Jersey 42 0.47 78.3% New York 195 0.99 95.3% Pennsylvania 185 1.45 94.4% Rhode Island 0 0 0.0% Vermont 8 1.25 55.1%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BENTON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 35 0.96 79.6%
Maine 10 0.77 5.2%
Massachusetts 49 0.72 79.5%
New Hampshire 9 0.7 5.8%
New Jersey 42 0.47 78.3%
New York 195 0.99 95.3%
Pennsylvania 185 1.45 94.4%
Rhode Island 0 0 0.0%
Vermont 8 1.25 55.1%
South State Statistics First-Names BENTON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 304 6.28 95.6% Arkansas 186 6.26 93.0% Delaware 11 1.14 74.0% Dist. of Columbia 15 2.21 63.2% Florida 397 2 97.5% Georgia 399 3.95 96.6% Kentucky 188 4.26 93.0% Louisiana 509 10.95 96.2% Maryland 172 2.87 94.9% Mississippi 392 13.1 95.6% North Carolina 335 3.37 97.2% Oklahoma 221 5.7 93.3% South Carolina 228 4.72 94.5% Tennessee 733 11.19 97.4% Texas 812 3.01 98.0% Virginia 360 4.32 96.2% West Virginia 109 5.9 86.8%

South States
State stats for the first name BENTON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 304 6.28 95.6%
Arkansas 186 6.26 93.0%
Delaware 11 1.14 74.0%
Dist. of Columbia 15 2.21 63.2%
Florida 397 2 97.5%
Georgia 399 3.95 96.6%
Kentucky 188 4.26 93.0%
Louisiana 509 10.95 96.2%
Maryland 172 2.87 94.9%
Mississippi 392 13.1 95.6%
North Carolina 335 3.37 97.2%
Oklahoma 221 5.7 93.3%
South Carolina 228 4.72 94.5%
Tennessee 733 11.19 97.4%
Texas 812 3.01 98.0%
Virginia 360 4.32 96.2%
West Virginia 109 5.9 86.8%
 

Full Names with BENTON as a First Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have BENTON as a first name. The length of the bars represents an estimate of the the number of people with the name expressed as a percentage of all the people named BENTON.

The most popular full name is BENTON Smith. 1.54% of all the people named BENTON have this family name.

There are 1197 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BENTON

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 BENTON Smith 1.54%
2 BENTON Jones 1.21%
3 BENTON Brown 0.99%
4 BENTON Williams 0.83%
5 BENTON Johnson 0.66%
6 BENTON Clark 0.61%
7 BENTON Moore 0.61%
8 BENTON Anderson 0.55%
9 BENTON Thomas 0.55%
10 BENTON White 0.55%
11 BENTON Thompson 0.44%
12 BENTON Hall 0.39%
13 BENTON Howard 0.39%
14 BENTON Lee 0.39%
15 BENTON Martin 0.39%
16 BENTON Patterson 0.39%
17 BENTON Roberts 0.39%
18 BENTON Taylor 0.39%
19 BENTON Cook 0.33%
20 BENTON Cox 0.33%