Benton, Louisiana 

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Population

2,005

+7.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$38,125

Median Home Price

$237,400

Best Places to Live in Benton, Louisiana

Mid-sized city - Northwest corner of Louisiana near Texas border. April, October and May are the most pleasant months in Benton, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Downtown renewal
-Healthcare
Cons
-Economy
-Crime rates
-Heat and humidity

Local Listings in Benton
 $365,000 
1933 Leeward Cv
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2348 SqFt
 $489,900 
410 Kingston Plantation Blvd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3339 SqFt
 $315,000 
112 Hanging Moss Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2685 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area

Shreveport is a commercial and cultural center for northwest Louisiana, northeast Texas, and southern Arkansas. In the early 20th century, the area experienced a major oil boom which then declined through the century. Recently a new riverfront entertainment district with nightlife and casinos and a new convention center have revitalized downtown Shreveport.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Benton
Zip Codes: 71006
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Benton is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Benton jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Benton's cost of living is 1.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Benton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and May are the most pleasant months in Benton, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Bossier parish voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Benton's population is 2,005 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Benton is $237,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Benton public schools spend $9,847 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Benton. More Education


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Housing Market in Benton

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The median home price in Benton is $237,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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NEW LISTINGS IN BENTON
$365,000
1933 Leeward Cv
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$489,900
410 Kingston Plantation Blvd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$315,000
112 Hanging Moss Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$1,399,999
1433 Suwannee Ln
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$420,000
244 Clearview Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$324,900
1827 Palmetto Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$114,900
699 Louis Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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