Benson Market Stats

Benson is a cozy, rural town located about 30 minutes outside of Raleigh. Benson radiates a warm personality with classic southern charm, and offers plenty around to keep you entertained. Benson's population is steadily growing, and the town has seen a consistent increase in job opportunities.   

A Snapshot of the Area


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90ºF / 71ºF

Summer Climate

53ºF / 34ºF

Winter Climate

Selling Your Home?

Benson's real estate market is growing, which means it's essential to have the right group of agents on your side when you go to sell. When you work with Linda Craft Team Realtors, we'll make sure your home gains the best value, is thoroughly marketed, and staged for success. Feel free to browse a few of our resources, and give us a call when you'd like to get started!

Benson at a Glance

Benson is a place where you can taste-test North Carolina's fine wines at an elegant vineyard, or stay entertained at Galot Motorsports Park. The town is home to tons of verdant parks, farms, lively breweries, shops, and more! 

Quick Facts

Population: 3,967
County: Johnston
Median household income: $45,268
Median home value: $350,000

Travel & Commute

Garner: 30 min
Lillington: 23 min
Angier: 20 min
Major Roads: NC Highway 50, I-95, I-40, US-301

Explore the Area

Everything You'll Love in Benson

Famous Festivals

Each year, the largest festival in all of Johnson County erupts in the center of Benson, known as Mule Days. During this iconic festival, Benson, NC mules are celebrated and brought to fame. Festivities include rodeos, arts & crafts, food vendors, and even mule competitions!

Shopping & Dining

Benson's downtown offers a variety of unique shopping areas for retail, home decor, antiques, collectibles, and DIY—friendly craft stores. The town is also occupied with some of NC's best bakeries and cafes. Benson offers a robust selection of fun breweries and exceptional dining options. 

Parks & Lakes

Benson is decorated with beautiful lakes and vivid greenery, capturing North Carolina's natural beauty. At Lake Benson and Tucker Lake, visitors enjoy swimming in the summer season's warm waters, kayaking and canoeing, fishing, and boating. 

Outstanding Education 

Benson is a short drive from some of the state's best schools, including North Carolina State University. The town is also home to exceptional public and private schools, like Benson Middle School and Brookside Christian Academy.

Linda Craft Team Realtors: Your Benson Experts

Thinking about making a move to Benson? If so, Linda Craft Team Realtors is here to help. With over 350 years of combined industry experience and an in-depth knowledge of life in the Triangle, we have everything you need to find your real estate success. Whenever you're ready to get started, we're just a phone call away.

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