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Benjamin is a census-designated place (CDP) in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Provo–Orem Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,145 at the 2010 census.
The first settlement at Benjamin was made circa 1860. A post office called Benjamin was established in 1892, and remained in operation until 1902. The community has the name of Benjamin F. Stewart, a first settler.
Some residents made a request in February 2009 to make Benjamin an incorporated town, in an effort to prevent annexation by the neighboring cities of Salem, Spanish Fork, and Payson.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.4 square miles (32 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,029 people, 299 households, and 269 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 83.3 people per square mile (32.2/km2). There were 310 housing units at an average density of 25.1/sq mi (9.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.64% White, 0.49% Native American, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.46% of the population.
There were 299 households, out of which 45.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.3% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.7% were non-families.