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Benton, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Benton had a population of 1,005 as of July 1, 2016. Benton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Benton is located at latitude 37.0996 and longitude -89.5635 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Benton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 436 feet.

The City of Benton (GNIS ID: 2394142) 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 City of Benton is located within Township of Moreland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Scott County.

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, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,005
Population in Households 935
Population in Familes 795
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density1 1,628
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 363
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 262
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 281 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $172,426
Average Home Value $166,993
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,069
Average Household Income $73,878
Per Capita Income $28,400
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.47% 1.51%
Households 2.5% 1.55%
Families 3.29% 1.41%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benton 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 # 369 64th
Population Density1 # 143 86th
Diversity Index2 # 504 52nd
Median Household Income # 106 90th
Per Capita Income # 140 87th

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