The unemployment rate in Benton is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Benton jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Benton's cost of living is 19.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Benton, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Kennebec county flipped Republican in the most recent Presidential election, after voting Democratic in the previous four. More Voting Stats
Benton's population is 2,689 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.2%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Benton is $125,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.3%. Check out the homes in the area
Benton public schools spend $12,579 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.4 students per teacher in Benton. More Education