The Town of Benton had a population of 1,483 as of July 1, 2018.
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 (see map below) 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 741 feet.
The Town of Benton (GNIS ID: 2405244) 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.
|Population in Households||1,401|
|Population in Familes||1,154|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||82|
|Median Household Income||$39,510|
|Average Household Income||$55,808|
|Per Capita Income||$23,236|
|Total Housing Units||668 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||355 (53.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||217 (32.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||96 (14.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$112,500|
|Average Home Value||$154,437|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||5.49%|
|Per Capita Income||4.17%|
The table below compares Benton to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 235||45th|
|Population Density||# 236||45th|
|Diversity Index||# 299||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 246||43rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 184||57th|
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