Benton is located in west Kentucky. Benton is between the Marshall, Calloway, Graves county. Benton has 4.19 square miles of land area and 0.05 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benton population is 4,380, which has grown 4.36% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 8.45% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Benton median household income is $40,641 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 15.29% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 28.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Benton median house value is $105,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 41.61% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 40.25% 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 better than the state average in quality. The Benton area code is 270.