The unemployment rate in Benton is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Benton jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Benton's cost of living is 11.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Butler county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 69.6% to 28.2%. More Voting Stats
Benton's population is 878 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 7.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Benton is Real Estate: $164,200
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.4%.
Benton public schools spend $10,466 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.5 students per teacher in Benton. More Education