About This Place
Benson is a village in Woodford County, Illinois, United States. The population was 408 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 408 people, 172 households, and 117 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,338.6 people per square mile (926.6/km²). There were 183 housing units at an average density of 1,048.9 per square mile (415.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.26% White, 0.25% Asian, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.