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Benton, IL

 

Benton is located in south Illinois. Benton is part of Franklin County. Benton has 5.48 square miles of land area and 0.18 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benton population is 7,185, which has grown 4.43% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Benton median household income is $34,185 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 25.79% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Benton median house value is $66,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 38.13% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is lower 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. The Benton area code is 618.

Population7,185 (2010-2014), rank #281
Population Growth4.43% since 2000, rank #529
Population Density:1,268.92/sq mi, rank #584
Median Household Income:$34,185 at 2010-2014—25.79% increase since 2000, rank #1187
Median House Price:$66,300 at 2010-2014—38.13% increase since 2000, rank #1006
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:5.48 sq mi, rank #229
Water Area:0.18 sq mi (3.18%), rank #157
State:Illinois
County:Franklin County
School District:, rank #1293
Area Code:618
Zip Code:62812
Accommodations:Benton Hotels
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