The City of Benton had a population of 995 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Benton is located at latitude 37.7889 and longitude -97.1087 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Benton 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.
|Total Population||995 (100%)|
|Population in Households||995 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||892 (89.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$62,684|
|Average Household Income||$78,213|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||19%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,730|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||415 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||318 (76.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||54 (13.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||43 (10.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$286,111|
|Average Home Value||$358,229|
|Housing Affordability Index3||128|
|Average Household Size||2.67|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.91%|
|Per Capita Income||2.04%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.05%|
The table below compares Benton to the other 672 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 203||70th|
|Population Density||# 374||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 121||82nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 182||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 252||63rd|
|Diversity Index||# 314||54th|
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