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Benton City, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Benton City had a population of 104 as of July 1, 2016. Benton City ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Benton City is located at latitude 39.1345 and longitude -91.7649 in Audrain County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Benton City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Audrain County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The Village of Benton City (GNIS ID: 2398097) 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.

The Village of Benton City is located within Township of Loutre, a minor civil division (MCD) of Audrain County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Benton City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Benton City: Jefftown.

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Benton City, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 104
Population in Households 104
Population in Familes 88
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,002
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 48
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 59 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $94,444
Average Home Value $112,500


Median Household Income $47,199
Average Household Income $55,546
Per Capita Income $22,484
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households -0.33% 0.0%
Families -0.89% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.1%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 879 15th
Population Density1 # 371 64th
Diversity Index2 # 824 20th
Median Household Income # 364 65th
Per Capita Income # 428 59th

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