Last Names BENSON

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BENSON is ranked as the 321st most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 105,273.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 33.02 people named BENSON for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 94% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named BENSON is 99,460, the rank is 332 and the proportion per 100k Americans named BENSON is 31.22.

Last Names BENSON
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 105,273 +/-1.1%
  • National Rank 321
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 33.0

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 99,460
  • National Rank 332
  • Proportion/100k 31.22

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BENSON is 80.0% White, 1.5% Hispanic origin, 15.6% Black, 0.6% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.5% Two or More Races, and 0.7% 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 BENSON have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name BENSON is included in the following name catgories:
  • Not Categorized

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 80.0% 63.9% 16.1%
Hispanic origin 1.5% 16.3% -14.8%
Black 15.6% 12.3% 3.3%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.6% 4.9% -4.3%
Two or more races 1.5% 1.8% -0.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.7% 0.7% 0.0%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named BENSON is California where 10,939 people have this name.
  • Minnesota is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BENSON, as 110.68 in every 100,000 Minnesotans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Minnesota.
  • Minnesota 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 1 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Kentucky (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 3 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names BENSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 4,525 35.13 99.9% Indiana 1,681 25.49 99.5% Iowa 1,568 50.47 99.8% Kansas 872 30.03 99.3% Michigan 2,791 28.17 99.8% Minnesota 6,040 110.68 100.0% Missouri 1,203 40.19 98.9% Nebraska 940 49.93 99.7% North Dakota 523 70.68 99.5% Ohio 2,897 24.99 99.7% South Dakota 663 77.73 99.6% Wisconsin 2,173 37.75 99.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BENSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 4,525 35.13 99.9%
Indiana 1,681 25.49 99.5%
Iowa 1,568 50.47 99.8%
Kansas 872 30.03 99.3%
Michigan 2,791 28.17 99.8%
Minnesota 6,040 110.68 100.0%
Missouri 1,203 40.19 98.9%
Nebraska 940 49.93 99.7%
North Dakota 523 70.68 99.5%
Ohio 2,897 24.99 99.7%
South Dakota 663 77.73 99.6%
Wisconsin 2,173 37.75 99.9%
West State Statistics Last-Names BENSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 398 54.05 99.0% Arizona 2,614 38.84 99.8% California 10,939 28.19 99.9% Colorado 2,188 40.85 99.8% Hawaii 289 20.36 98.6% Idaho 921 56.37 99.5% Montana 651 63.61 99.6% Nevada 890 31.33 99.5% New Mexico 542 25.98 98.8% Oregon 1,958 49.32 99.8% Utah 2,178 74.01 99.7% Washington 3,494 49.48 99.9% Wyoming 420 71.83 99.4%

West States
State stats for the first name BENSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 398 54.05 99.0%
Arizona 2,614 38.84 99.8%
California 10,939 28.19 99.9%
Colorado 2,188 40.85 99.8%
Hawaii 289 20.36 98.6%
Idaho 921 56.37 99.5%
Montana 651 63.61 99.6%
Nevada 890 31.33 99.5%
New Mexico 542 25.98 98.8%
Oregon 1,958 49.32 99.8%
Utah 2,178 74.01 99.7%
Washington 3,494 49.48 99.9%
Wyoming 420 71.83 99.4%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names BENSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 907 25.21 99.5% Maine 326 24.51 97.2% Massachusetts 1,897 28.13 99.6% New Hampshire 458 34.51 98.9% New Jersey 2,168 24.26 99.7% New York 4,411 22.34 99.8% Pennsylvania 3,344 26.15 99.8% Rhode Island 283 26.78 98.4% Vermont 302 48.17 99.1%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BENSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 907 25.21 99.5%
Maine 326 24.51 97.2%
Massachusetts 1,897 28.13 99.6%
New Hampshire 458 34.51 98.9%
New Jersey 2,168 24.26 99.7%
New York 4,411 22.34 99.8%
Pennsylvania 3,344 26.15 99.8%
Rhode Island 283 26.78 98.4%
Vermont 302 48.17 99.1%
South State Statistics Last-Names BENSON State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 1,924 39.68 99.3% Arkansas 1,211 40.82 99.3% Delaware 676 72.23 99.7% Dist. of Columbia 197 29.84 98.1% Florida 4,720 23.72 99.9% Georgia 3,337 33.05 99.7% Kentucky 804 18.21 98.3% Louisiana 938 20.17 98.6% Maryland 1,635 27.36 99.7% Mississippi 1,203 40.19 98.9% North Carolina 3,330 33.48 99.7% Oklahoma 1,411 36.38 99.3% South Carolina 1,622 33.57 99.4% Tennessee 2,441 37.27 99.5% Texas 7,304 27.09 99.8% Virginia 2,180 26.18 99.6% West Virginia 455 24.57 97.4%

South States
State stats for the first name BENSON

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 1,924 39.68 99.3%
Arkansas 1,211 40.82 99.3%
Delaware 676 72.23 99.7%
Dist. of Columbia 197 29.84 98.1%
Florida 4,720 23.72 99.9%
Georgia 3,337 33.05 99.7%
Kentucky 804 18.21 98.3%
Louisiana 938 20.17 98.6%
Maryland 1,635 27.36 99.7%
Mississippi 1,203 40.19 98.9%
North Carolina 3,330 33.48 99.7%
Oklahoma 1,411 36.38 99.3%
South Carolina 1,622 33.57 99.4%
Tennessee 2,441 37.27 99.5%
Texas 7,304 27.09 99.8%
Virginia 2,180 26.18 99.6%
West Virginia 455 24.57 97.4%
 

Full Names with BENSON as a Last Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have BENSON as a last 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 BENSON.

The most popular full name is Robert BENSON. 1.98% of all the people named BENSON have this given name.

There are 3030 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BENSON

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 Robert BENSON 1.98%
2 John BENSON 1.76%
3 James BENSON 1.72%
4 David BENSON 1.71%
5 Mary BENSON 1.26%
6 Michael BENSON 1.19%
7 William BENSON 0.97%
8 Barbara BENSON 0.97%
9 Charles BENSON 0.91%
10 Richard BENSON 0.88%
11 Donald BENSON 0.81%
12 Linda BENSON 0.76%
13 Patricia BENSON 0.75%
14 Brian BENSON 0.67%
15 Mark BENSON 0.65%
16 Carol BENSON 0.64%
17 Karen BENSON 0.63%
18 Thomas BENSON 0.61%
19 Eric BENSON 0.57%
20 Donna BENSON 0.55%