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Benton Demographics

Education

High School

52%

Associate's

35%

Bachelor's

10%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

38%

3 people

24%

4 people

14%

5 people

14%

6+ people

9%

Household Income

0-50k

50%

50-100k

29%

100-150k

8%

150-200k

7%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

11%

20-45

33%

45-65

30%

65+

12%

Getting Around Benton

Benton Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

23%

15-30 Mins

48%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

11%

60+ Mins

2%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 22

Walk Score®

Percentage: 2929

Bike Score®

Benton Education

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Living in Benton, LA

A small town in Louisiana, Benton has approximately 2,000 residents. Families with young children are a frequent sight, as kids under 5 make up an above-average 9% of the population, while retirees are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just over 33, skew decidedly younger than most cities in Louisiana. Renters tend to be in the minority in Benton, and 60% of residents own their homes. Renters in the town benefit from a relatively low average rent of $723 per month, which is $162 per month less than the state average.

Benton has an average commute time of about 26 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common means of commuting to work, selected by 42% of commuters, while public transit is not used. Few residents commute to work on foot.

There are three primary industries in Benton: retail, education, and entertainment. Combined, these industries make up 20% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 6% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of around $59,000, Benton workers take home roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in Louisiana. However, Benton compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Benton has a high concentration of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (6%) compared to the Louisiana average. Furthermore, 7% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 2% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.