Benoit, MS Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 611. Estimated population in July 2020: 584 (-4.4% change)
Males: 282 (46.2%), Females: 329 (53.8%)

Bolivar County

Zip code: 38725

Median resident age: 26.1 years
Median household income: $18,750
Median house value: $45,500

Races in Benoit:

  • Black (76.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (21.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (8.5%), German (3.3%), Irish (2.6%).

Elevation: 135 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Map of Benoit, MS

Population

For population 25 years and over in Benoit

  • High school or higher: 54.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 25.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benoit town

  • Never married: 51.9%
  • Now married: 29.8%
  • Separated: 6.9%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 0.9%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-4.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Benoit:

  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; GREENVILLE, MS)
  • BOLIVAR MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • MCGEHEE-DESHA COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; MCGEHEE, AR)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Benoit:

  • MID DELTA RGNL (about 13 miles; GREENVILLE, MS; Abbreviation: GLH)
  • MONROE REGIONAL (about 107 miles; MONROE, LA; Abbreviation: MLU)
  • ADAMS FIELD (about 112 miles; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Abbreviation: LIT)

Other public-use airports nearest to Benoit:

  • CLEVELAND MUNI (about 20 miles; CLEVELAND, MS; Abbreviation: RNV)
  • MC GEHEE MUNI (about 24 miles; MC GEHEE, AR; Abbreviation: 7M1)
  • INDIANOLA MUNI (about 27 miles; INDIANOLA, MS; Abbreviation: IDL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Benoit:

  • DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; CLEVELAND, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • MISSISSIPPI DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; MOORHEAD, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,486)
  • MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; ITTA BENA, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO (about 56 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,048)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF (about 78 miles; PINE BLUFF, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,801)
  • HOLMES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 91 miles; GOODMAN, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,485)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 99 miles; SENATOBIA, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,842)

Public primary/middle school in Benoit:

  • RAY BROOKS SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 1827 HWY 1; Grades: PK – 12)

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