The unemployment rate in Benton is 4.2% (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 19.3% 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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Polk county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Benton's population is 1,695 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Benton is $125,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.2%. Check out the homes in the area
Benton public schools spend $8,096 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Benton. More Education