Living in Benton, KY

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30

Benton, Kentucky Info Snack

Population
4,477
Unemployment
1.0%
Poverty
15.0%
Median Home
$133,600
Median Income
$49,043
Median Rent
$722

Benton SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
7
Commute
9

Benton, KY Crime Report

172
Total Crimes
3,855.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
55.68%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Benton
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 172 3,855.6 2,114.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 4 89.7 217.1 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 1 22.4 48.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 44.8 128.6 250.2
Property Crime 168 3,766.0 1,897.4 2,109.9
Burglary 16 358.7 345.7 340.5
Larceny 148 3,317.6 1,323.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 89.7 228.2 219.9

Benton, KY Photos

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Rankings for Benton in Kentucky

Map Of Benton, KY

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Population over time in Benton

Year Population % Change
2019 4,477 0.4%
2018 4,460 -0.1%
2017 4,464 -0.4%
2016 4,483 2.4%
2015 4,379 -0.0%
2014 4,380 -0.0%
2013 4,382 -0.3%
2012 4,395 0.9%
2011 4,354 -0.3%
2010 4,365 -

Race / Ethnicity in Benton

White
92.4% (4,136)
African American
3.0% (135)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (94)
Hispanic
2.5% (112)
Race Benton KY USA
White 92.4% 84.6% 60.7%
African American 3.0% 8.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.5% 3.7% 18.0%

Gender in Benton

Female
53.6% (2,401)
Male
46.4% (2,076)
Gender Benton KY USA
Female 53.6% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 46.4% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Benton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (268)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (179)
High School / GED
36.0% (1,611)
Some College
25.0% (1,119)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (313)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (358)
Master's Degree
13.0% (582)
Professional Degree
1.0% (44)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Benton KY USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Benton, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
8.2% (36,598)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.1% (45,345)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.1% (40,741)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.3% (59,616)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.5% (47,186)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.9% (66,752)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.8% (75,268)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.5% (60,307)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (2,992)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (12,890)
Income Benton KY USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 8.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.1% 5.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.1% 11.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.3% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.5% 13.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.9% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.8% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.5% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 4.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 3.9% 7.7%

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