Benton is located close to the center of Alabama. Benton is between the Lowndes, Dallas county. Benton has 0.30 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benton population is 42, which has shrunk 10.64% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.33% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Benton median household income is $59,375 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 34.03% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 27.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Benton median house value is $253,100 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -197.76% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 45.48% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Benton is worse than the state average in quality.