Fort Benning, GA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Fort Benning?

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There are 16,973 residents in Fort Benning, with a median age of 22.6. Of this, 66.04% are males and 33.96% are females. US-born citizens make up 89.23% of the resident pool in Fort Benning, while non-US-born citizens account for 9.01%. Additionally, 1.76% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 8,710 people in Fort Benning currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 16,973 -5.0%
Male Population 11,209 -7.1%
Female Population 5,764 -0.7%
Male population 66.04%
Female population 33.96%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 22.6 2.7%
Citizen US Born 15,145 -4.8%
Citizen not US Born 1,529 -6.4%
Not Citizen 299 -10.2%
Citizen US Born 89.23%
Citizen not US Born 9.01%
Not Citizen 1.76%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 587 41.8%
Moved from Same County 217 -17.2%
Moved from Same State 623 -8.9%
Moved from Different State 6,370 -11.7%
Same House as Last Year 8,710 -2.0%
Moved from Abroad 3.56%
Moved from Same County 1.31%
Moved from Same State 3.77%
Moved from Different State 38.59%
Same House as Last Year 52.77%

What are the employment statistics in Fort Benning?

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White-collar workers make up 85.89% of the working population in Fort Benning, while blue-collar employees account for 14.11%. There are also 113 entrepreneurs in Fort Benning (5.06% of the workforce); 1,225 workers employed in private companies (54.88%); and 730 people working in governmental institutions (32.71%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,917 -19.9%
Blue Collar 315 -37.9%
White Collar 85.89%
Blue Collar 14.11%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 113 25.6%
Private Companies 1,225 -33.3%
Governmental Workers 730 -9.4%
Not for Profit Companies 164 -1.2%
Self Employees 5.06%
Private Companies 54.88%
Governmental Workers 32.71%
Not for Profit Companies 7.35%

How many households are there in Fort Benning?

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There are a total of 3,641 households in Fort Benning, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 83.85% of these Fort Benning households, while non-family units account for the remaining 16.15%. Additionally, 71.3% of households have children and 28.7% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 3,641 2.2%
Average People Per Household 3 -4.4%
Family Households 3,053 0.6%
Non-family Households 588 11.6%
Family Households 83.85%
Non-family Households 16.15%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,596 1.1%
Households without Children 1,045 4.9%
Households with Children 71.3%
Households without Children 28.7%

What are the median and average incomes in Fort Benning?

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The average annual household income in Fort Benning is $71,289, while the median household income sits at $60,121 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $71,289 -0.8%
Median Household Income $60,121 3.9%
People below Poverty Level 1,595 10.5%
People above Poverty Level 9,908 -4.9%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Fort Benning?

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There are 4,426 housing units in Fort Benning, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1994. Of the 3,641 occupied housing units in Fort Benning, 0.6% are owner-occupied, while 99.4% have renters living in them. In general, housing costs reach $1,506 per month in Fort Benning.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 4,426 1.4%
Median Year Built 1994 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 704 11.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 130 -21.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 219 1.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 201 -15.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 472 -4.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 304 -12.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 463 -11.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,123 11.0%
Built between 2010 and 2019 810 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 3,641 2.2%
Owner Occupied 22 10.0%
Renter Occupied 3,619 2.1%
Owner Occupied 0.6%
Renter Occupied 99.4%
Y-o-Y Change
Without Mortgage 22 10.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $0 N/A
Median Value without Mortgage $0 N/A
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,506 0.3%
Without Mortgage 100%

What is the level of education in Fort Benning?

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Approximately 35.68% of the population in Fort Benning holds a high school degree (that's 4,260 residents), while 31.54% have attained a college certificate (3,218 locals) and 19.38% have a bachelor's degree (2,314 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 49 11.4%
Some High School 4,260 -11.7%
Some College 3,218 13.2%
Associate Degree 887 14.2%
Bachelor's Degree 2,314 -8.6%
Graduate Degree 663 1.5%
No High School 0.41%
Some High School 35.68%
Some College 31.54%
Associate Degree 7.43%
Bachelor's Degree 19.38%
Graduate Degree 5.55%

What is the marital status of Fort Benning residents?

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A total of 5,563 people in Fort Benning have never been married (which represents 45.48% of the total population), while 6,173 of them are wedded (50.47%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 90 (0.74%) and 432 (3.53%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 5,563 -13.5%
Married 6,173 -2.2%
Separated 90 8.4%
Widowed 63 21.1%
Divorced 432 43.5%
Never Married 45.48%
Married 50.47%
Separated 0.74%
Widowed 0.52%
Divorced 3.53%

What are the most common means of transportation in Fort Benning?

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The top three means of transportation people in Fort Benning use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 6,474 residents commute by car, 1,813 prefer going to work by walking and 52 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 6,474 4.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 52 -10.3%
Bicycle 9 0.0%
Motorcycle 47 51.6%
Walk 1,813 34.2%

What is the median and average household income in Fort Benning by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
31905 16,973 3,641 $60,121.00 $71,289.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 31905