The unemployment rate in Benton is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Benton jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Benton's cost of living is 27.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Benton, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Franklin county voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats
Benton's population is 7,050 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.2%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Benton is $73,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.2%. Check out the homes in the area
Benton public schools spend $9,773 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Benton. More Education