Benton, AR
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Benton, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
36,360
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
8.1%
Median Home
$148,700
Median Income
$59,994
Median Rent
$841

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

1,456
Total Crimes
3,878.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
65.32%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Benton
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,456 3,878.3 3,285.3 2,346.0
Violent Crime 215 572.7 671.9 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 10.6 6.5
Robbery 21 55.9 52.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 175 466.1 535.8 279.7
Property Crime 1,241 3,305.6 2,613.4 1,958.2
Burglary 181 482.1 523.1 314.2
Larceny 942 2,509.2 1,828.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 118 314.3 261.8 246.0

Benton, AR Cost Of Living

93
Benton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Benton Arkansas National Average
Overall 93 85 100
Services 103 97 100
Groceries 91 92 100
Health 92 88 100
Housing 77 66 100
Transportation 93 87 100
Utilities 93 93 100

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
2020 36,360 4.3%
2019 34,873 2.5%
2018 34,034 1.3%
2017 33,613 2.7%
2016 32,725 1.6%
2015 32,208 2.1%
2014 31,551 2.7%
2013 30,736 2.6%
2012 29,954 2.9%
2011 29,118 -

Race / Ethnicity in Benton

White
80.6% (29,317)
African American
10.4% (3,791)
American Indian
0.4% (151)
Asian
1.6% (565)
Hawaiian
0.2% (58)
Other
0.1% (32)
Two Or More
2.5% (893)
Hispanic
4.3% (1,553)
Race Benton AR USA
White 80.6% 71.6% 60.1%
African American 10.4% 15.1% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 1.6% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.5% 3.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 4.3% 7.6% 18.2%

Gender in Benton

Female
51.4% (18,703)
Male
48.6% (17,657)
Gender Benton AR USA
Female 51.4% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Benton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (363)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,545)
High School / GED
30.0% (10,908)
Some College
25.0% (9,090)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,272)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (6,181)
Master's Degree
7.0% (2,545)
Professional Degree
2.0% (727)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (727)
Education Benton AR USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Benton, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
2.6% (95,622)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (171,237)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.3% (412,112)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (299,340)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.7% (536,058)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (635,059)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.3% (519,168)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.7% (642,075)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (170,977)
$200,000 or more
4.2% (154,347)
Income Benton AR USA
Less than $10,000 2.6% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 5.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.3% 11.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 11.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.7% 14.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 18.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.3% 11.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.7% 11.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 4.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.2% 4.0% 8.3%

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