Benton (zip 17814), Pennsylvania 

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Population

4,954

+0.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$46,694

Median Home Price

$177,100

Median Age

44.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.8

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Benton (zip 17814), Pennsylvania

Small town - On the Susquehanna River, 50 miles west of Scranton and 100 miles from Philadelphia. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 17814 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Pennsylvania
County: Columbia County
Metro Area: Bloomsburg-Berwick Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Benton (zip 17814)
Cost of Living: -14.5% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 535 ft above sea level

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Benton, Pa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Low crime
Affordability
Comfortable summers
Cons
Rainy days
Gloomy weather
Harsh winters

What Bert Has To Say About Bloomsburg-Berwick Metro Area

The Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA metro area is located on the Susquehanna River, 50 miles west of Scranton and 100 miles from Philadelphia. Bloomsburg is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Columbia and Montour counties.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Benton (zip 17814) is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Benton (zip 17814) jobs have decreased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Benton (zip 17814)'s cost of living is 14.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Benton (zip 17814)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 17814 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Columbia county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 64.3% to 33.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Benton (zip 17814)'s population is 4,954 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Benton (zip 17814) is Real Estate: $177,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.2%.

SCHOOLS
Benton (zip 17814) public schools spend $15,018 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.2 students per teacher in Benton (zip 17814). More Education



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Housing Market in Benton

It's a good time to buy in Benton. Home Appreciation is up 3.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Benton is $177,100.
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