Benton, Illinois 

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Population

7,050

-0.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

United States / Illinois / No Metro Area / Franklin County / Benton / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Benton, Illinois

September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Benton, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Local Listings in Benton
 $18,000 
401 Grand St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 960 SqFt
 $19,900 
1201 E Main St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 936 SqFt
 $13,000 
303 W Washington St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 960 SqFt

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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Illinois
County: Franklin County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Benton
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.


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ECONOMY
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 or Compare Benton's Cost of Living

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 | Climate Averages

VOTING
Franklin county voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Benton's population is 7,050 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
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

SCHOOLS
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


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Housing Market in Benton

It's a good time to buy in Benton. Home Appreciation is up 1.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Benton Real Estate

The median home price in Benton is $73,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Benton   1 Reviews
Benton in nice for retired couples. - 7/1/2006
Benton is a small rural town. for the most part it is friendly, morally sound and crime and housing cost are low. Alot of people who live here are retired. The... Read More

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NEW LISTINGS IN BENTON
$18,000
401 Grand St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$19,900
1201 E Main St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$13,000
303 W Washington St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$49,900
406 Jones St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$79,900
1026 W Blakely St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$69,900
1307 Eads St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$259,000
12196 IL 37
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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