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The Town of Benton had a population of 1,423 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Benton is located at latitude 35.1742 and longitude -84.6535 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Benton encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 738 feet.
The Town of Benton has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Benton: Four Mile Stand.
|Total Population||1,423 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,337 (94.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,088 (76.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||86 ( 6.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$35,192|
|Average Household Income||$51,450|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,907|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||653 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||325 (49.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||219 (33.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||109 (16.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$141,463|
|Average Home Value||$162,191|
|Housing Affordability Index3||148|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.38%|
|Per Capita Income||2.64%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.08%|
The table below compares Benton to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 250||42nd|
|Population Density||# 236||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 393||9th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 84||20th|
|Per Capita Income||# 378||12th|
|Diversity Index||# 308||29th|
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