Benton is located close to the center of Arkansas. Benton is between the Saline, Grant county. Benton has 22.24 square miles of land area and 0.51 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Benton population is 30,681, which has grown 40.06% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 9.07% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. Benton median household income is $47,742 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 15.03% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 19.03% and is lower than the national average rate of 19.17%. Benton median house value is $123,500 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 42.12% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 46.02% and is lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. 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 much better than the state average in quality. The Benton area code is 501.
Benton, AR Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data