Also See: Benton, KS ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Benton had a population of 1,006 as of July 1, 2021.
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 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||1,006 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,006 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||902 (89.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$70,074|
|Average Household Income||$88,765|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||19%|
|Per Capita Income||$32,508|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||421 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||325 (77.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||53 (12.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||44 (10.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$312,143|
|Average Home Value||$388,385|
|Housing Affordability Index3||131|
|Average Household Size||2.67|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.79%|
|Per Capita Income||2.63%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.2%|
The table below compares Benton to the other 672 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 201||70th|
|Population Density||# 374||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 87||87th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 179||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 181||73rd|
|Diversity Index||# 305||55th|
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