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Benton City, Missouri - Basic Facts

Benton City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Benton City.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Audrain County at latitude 39.1345 and longitude -91.7652. Audrain County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Benton City (see map) encompass a land area of 0.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Benton City: Jefftown.

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Benton City, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 113
Population in Households 113
Population in Familes 97
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,089
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 65 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $97,159


Median Household Income $50,530
Average Household Income $55,852
Per Capita Income $23,355
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.97% 0.87%
Households 2.31% 0.73%
Families 1.25% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Benton City, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benton City to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 866 16th
Population Density1 # 314 70th
Diversity Index2 # 729 29th
Median Household Income # 267 74th
Per Capita Income # 281 73rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.