Benton SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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Benton, Illinois Info Snack

Benton is a city in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 7,087 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Franklin County.
Population
7,050
Unemployment
11.0%
Poverty
22.1%
Median Home
$70,800
Median Income
$38,232
Median Rent
$671

Rankings for Benton in Illinois

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Map Of Benton, IL

Population over time in Benton

Year Population % Change
2017 7,050 -1.4%
2016 7,148 -2.3%
2015 7,319 1.9%
2014 7,185 1.4%
2013 7,089 -2.7%
2012 7,284 1.9%
2011 7,150 1.2%
2010 7,066 -

Race / Ethnicity in Benton

White
91.8% (6,471)
African American
1.1% (81)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.7% (118)
Hawaiian
0.4% (28)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (59)
Hispanic
4.2% (293)
Race Benton IL USA
White 91.8% 61.9% 61.5%
African American 1.1% 14.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 5.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.2% 16.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Benton, Illinois

Less than $10,000
9.4% (66,270)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.0% (49,350)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.6% (102,930)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.1% (106,455)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.2% (121,260)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (106,455)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (71,910)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (61,334)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.8% (5,640)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (13,395)
Income Benton IL USA
Less than $10,000 9.4% 6.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.0% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.6% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.1% 8.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.2% 12.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 17.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 6.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 6.9% 6.3%

Gender in Benton

Female
51.6% (3,639)
Male
48.4% (3,410)
Gender Benton IL USA
Female 51.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Benton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.9% (273)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (916)
High School / GED
24.8% (1,748)
Some College
26.2% (1,850)
Associate's Degree
9.7% (681)
Bachelor's Degree
14.3% (1,010)
Master's Degree
5.8% (409)
Professional Degree
1.8% (126)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (34)
Education Benton IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.9% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 6.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 24.8% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 26.2% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.7% 7.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14.3% 20.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.8% 9.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.8% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.3% 1.4%

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