Benton, AR
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Benton, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
35,679
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
9.3%
Median Home
$149,400
Median Income
$59,029
Median Rent
$796

Benton SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8

Benton, AR Crime Report

1,540
Total Crimes
4,144.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
67.33%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Benton
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,540 4,144.1 3,442.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 212 570.5 584.6 366.7
Murder 4 10.8 8.0 5.0
Robbery 27 72.7 51.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 163 438.6 447.8 250.2
Property Crime 1,328 3,573.6 2,858.0 2,109.9
Burglary 202 543.6 599.6 340.5
Larceny 1,000 2,691.0 2,012.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 126 339.1 245.9 219.9

Benton, AR Cost Of Living

91
Benton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Benton Arkansas National Average
Overall 91 84 100
Services 101 95 100
Groceries 91 90 100
Health 92 86 100
Housing 76 65 100
Transportation 96 83 100
Utilities 96 91 100

Benton, AR Photos

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Rankings for Benton in Arkansas

Map Of Benton, AR

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Population over time in Benton

Year Population % Change
2019 35,679 2.3%
2018 34,873 2.5%
2017 34,034 1.3%
2016 33,613 2.7%
2015 32,725 1.6%
2014 32,208 2.1%
2013 31,551 2.7%
2012 30,736 2.6%
2011 29,954 2.9%
2010 29,118 -

Race / Ethnicity in Benton

White
83.0% (29,614)
African American
8.6% (3,086)
American Indian
0.8% (273)
Asian
1.8% (633)
Hawaiian
0.2% (60)
Other
0.1% (23)
Two Or More
1.7% (601)
Hispanic
3.9% (1,389)
Race Benton AR USA
White 83.0% 72.4% 60.7%
African American 8.6% 15.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.9% 7.5% 18.0%

Gender in Benton

Female
52.5% (18,733)
Male
47.5% (16,945)
Gender Benton AR USA
Female 52.5% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Benton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (713)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (3,211)
High School / GED
30.0% (10,703)
Some College
23.0% (8,206)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,854)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (6,422)
Master's Degree
7.0% (2,497)
Professional Degree
2.0% (713)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (356)
Education Benton AR USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Benton, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
4.0% (143,457)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (169,094)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.9% (316,916)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (406,100)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (472,374)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (598,650)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.4% (514,648)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.6% (629,468)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (163,640)
$200,000 or more
4.3% (153,548)
Income Benton AR USA
Less than $10,000 4.0% 7.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.9% 12.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 11.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 14.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 18.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.4% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.6% 11.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 3.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.3% 3.6% 7.7%

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