Benton is located in east Pennsylvania. Benton is between the Columbia, Luzerne, Lycoming, Sullivan county. Benton has 0.60 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Benton population is 824, which has shrunk 13.72% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.43% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Benton median household income is $33,977 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 21.41% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 22.89% and is higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Benton median house value is $108,700 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 45.32% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 70.62% 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 close to the state average in quality. The Benton area code is 570.
Benton, PA Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data