The City of Benton had a population of 974 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Benton is located at latitude 37.788 and longitude -97.1078 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Benton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,378 feet.
The City of Benton (GNIS ID: 2394143) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Benton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||974|
|Population in Familes||878|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.7|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||401 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||299 (74.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||62 (15.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||40 ( 10.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$151,493|
|Average Home Value||$177,583|
|Median Household Income||$54,884|
|Average Household Income||$74,656|
|Per Capita Income||$27,113|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.4%|
|Per Capita Income||2.52%|
The table below compares Benton to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 206||69th|
|Population Density1||# 386||43rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 322||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 150||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 194||71st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.