Benson, AZ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,670 housing units in Benson. This represents a 42.6% growth from 1,872 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,381 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 289 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Benson is about 75.5%. Benson's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 21.2%. Average household size is 2.25 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Benson were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.40%
One Bedroom24.70%
Two Bedrooms30.10%
Three Bedrooms31.90%
Four Bedrooms9.30%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.3
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$72,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$80,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.1
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$385

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage14%
Home Equity Loan6.90%
Simple Mortgage38.50%
Debt Free40.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.4%