Benton is located in northwest Louisiana. Benton is part of Bossier County. Benton has 1.95 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benton population is 1,878, which has shrunk 7.71% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Benton median household income is $38,125 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 48.30% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 38.15% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Benton median house value is $87,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 47.88% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 65.18% and is about the same as 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 318.