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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Benton is $31,700, which is much lower than the state average of $126,300 and is much lower than the national average of $175,700. The Benton median house value has grown by 73.22% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Benton is higher than the state average rate of 53.09% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Benton was built is 1939, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1966 and is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 20 Owner Occupied Houses in Benton, IA, #938
Benton, IA
31,700 USD
Iowa
126,300 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #151
Benton, IA
73.22%
Iowa
53.09%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Benton, IAIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units25, see rank, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units20, 80.00%, see rank91.40%87.55%
Owner Occupied20, 80.00%, see rank65.64%56.34%
Renter Occupied0, 0.00%, see rank25.76%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units5, 20.00%, see rank8.60%12.45%
For Rent0, 0.00%, see rank1.72%2.34%
For Sale Only0, 0.00%, see rank1.16%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied0, 0.00%, see rank0.79%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use0, 0.00%, see rank1.48%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.03%
Other Vacant5, 20.00%, see rank3.45%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #739
Benton, IAIowaU.S.
193919661976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Benton, IA%IowaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units20100%884,98474,787,460
With a Mortgage630.00%, see rank61.75%65.58%
Without a Mortgage1470.00%, see rank38.25%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Benton, IA
800 USD
Iowa
1,181 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsBenton, IA%IowaU.S.
$299 or Less00.00%, see rank0.23%0.20%
$300 to $49900.00%, see rank2.39%1.59%
$500 to $699350.00%, see rank8.63%5.01%
$700 to $999233.33%, see rank23.95%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,499116.67%, see rank35.90%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99900.00%, see rank17.17%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99900.00%, see rank9.44%19.52%
$3,000 or More00.00%, see rank2.31%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Benton, IA
17.50% of the Total Income
Iowa
20.00% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Benton, IA%IowaU.S.
10% or Less00.00%, see rank7.42%5.86%
10% to 20%350.00%, see rank42.29%31.95%
20% to 30%350.00%, see rank27.59%27.64%
30% to 40%00.00%, see rank10.63%13.74%
40% or More00.00%, see rank11.73%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Benton, IA
293 USD
Iowa
431 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsBenton, IA%IowaU.S.
$199 or Less00.00%, see rank5.58%7.76%
$200 to $299857.14%, see rank14.17%14.70%
$300 to $499321.43%, see rank45.62%34.63%
$500 to $699321.43%, see rank23.27%21.16%
$700 to $99900.00%, see rank0.00%0.00%
$1,000 or More00.00%, see rank0.00%0.00%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Benton, IA
16.70% of the Total Income
Iowa
11.50% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Benton, IA%IowaU.S.
10% or Less428.57%, see rank43.38%40.19%
10% to 20%535.71%, see rank32.92%31.47%
20% to 30%17.14%, see rank11.83%12.24%
30% to 40%214.29%, see rank4.69%5.64%
40% or More214.29%, see rank6.38%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Benton, IAIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units25, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
1-unit, Detached20, 80.00%, see rank73.88%61.65%
1-unit, Attached0, 0.00%, see rank3.72%5.82%
2 Units0, 0.00%, see rank2.37%3.75%
3 or 4 Units0, 0.00%, see rank3.38%4.43%
5 to 9 Units0, 0.00%, see rank3.70%4.78%
10 or More Units0, 0.00%, see rank9.11%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.5, 20.00%, see rank3.84%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Benton, IAIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units25, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
1 Room0, 0.00%, see rank1.15%1.95%
2 Rooms0, 0.00%, see rank2.07%2.48%
3 Rooms0, 0.00%, see rank7.28%9.13%
4 Rooms0, 0.00%, see rank14.50%16.60%
5 Rooms10, 40.00%, see rank18.57%20.41%
6 Rooms12, 48.00%, see rank17.20%18.06%
7 Rooms1, 4.00%, see rank13.83%12.27%
8 Rooms2, 8.00%, see rank10.61%8.48%
9 Rooms or More0, 0.00%, see rank14.79%10.60%
Median Rooms5.70, see rank5.905.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Benton, IAIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units25, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
No Bedroom0, 0.00%, see rank1.33%2.17%
1 Bedroom0, 0.00%, see rank9.36%11.16%
2 Bedrooms13, 52.00%, see rank28.37%26.69%
3 Bedrooms10, 40.00%, see rank38.82%39.70%
4 Bedrooms2, 8.00%, see rank17.31%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms0, 0.00%, see rank4.82%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Benton, IAIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units20, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
Utility Gas0, 0.00%, see rank63.45%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas10, 50.00%, see rank13.26%4.86%
Electricity5, 25.00%, see rank19.45%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.2, 10.00%, see rank0.74%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.12%
Wood0, 0.00%, see rank1.64%2.12%
Solar Energy0, 0.00%, see rank0.03%0.05%
Other Fuel3, 15.00%, see rank0.93%0.47%
No Fuel Used0, 0.00%, see rank0.49%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Vehicle Available

 Benton, IAIowaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units20, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
No Vehicles Available0, 0.00%, see rank5.69%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available3, 15.00%, see rank30.25%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available6, 30.00%, see rank39.60%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available11, 55.00%, see rank24.45%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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