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 2010-2014, the total Benton population is 1,005, which has grown 5.24% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 3.89% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Benton median household income is $26,750 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 4.42% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 32.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Benton median house value is $117,600 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -57.22% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 70.00% and is higher 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 close to the state average in quality. The Benton area code is 570.