The City of Benton had a population of 980 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||263|
|Daytime Population: Residents||528|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||791|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.81|
|Population in Households||980|
|Population in Familes||881|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$57,506|
|Average Household Income||$77,972|
|Per Capita Income||$28,222|
|Total Housing Units||401 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||301 (75.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||60 (15.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||40 ( 10.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$151,119|
|Average Home Value||$177,409|
|Average Household Size||2.71|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.94%|
|Per Capita Income||3.07%|
The table below compares Benton to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density||# 377||44th|
|Diversity Index||# 318||53rd|
|Median Household Income||# 132||80th|
|Per Capita Income||# 200||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.