Benton, Scott County, Missouri
Benton: City in Missouri
Benton is a city located in the county of Scott in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 863 and a population density of 523 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 880 inhabitants.
The city was created 162 years ago in 1859.
Quick Facts about Benton
|Population :||880 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Missouri (United States)|
|County :||Scott County|
|Different from :||Benton County|
|Postal code :||63736|
|Phone Area Codes :||573|
|Area :||1.65 km2|
|Altitude :||436 feet / 133 meters|
|Capital city :||Benton is capital of Scott County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1860 (162 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||14:28:23 (26th November 2022)|
|Density :||533 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||1.93% (2010-2020)|
Benton is located at 37°5'52"N 89°33'45"W (37.0978300, -89.5625800).
The population of Benton increased by 1.93% in 10 years.
|Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 :||79,768|
|Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 :||70,591|
|Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 :||13.0%|
|April 1, 2020 Population :||81,026|
|April 1, 2010 Population :||70,576|
|People under 5 years old, percentage :||7.0%|
|People under 18 years old, percentage :||23.3%|
|People over 65 (%) :||15.3%|
|Female persons, % :||50.6%|
|White only, percent :||80.0%|
|Black or African American alone, percent :||6.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native only, % :||0.4%|
|Asians alone % :||9.7%|
|Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % :||0.0%|
|% of people who have participated in two or more races :||3.1%|
|% of Hispanic or Latino :||5.1%|
|White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. :||76.3%|
|2015-2019 Veterans :||3,422|
|Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 :||13.4%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||71.2%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||71.2%|
|Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 :||$351,700|
|From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage :||$2,114|
|Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 :||$686|
|2015-2019 median gross rent :||$1,355|
|2015-2019 Households :||31,218|
|Population per household, 2015-2019 :||2.47|
|Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 :||84.2%|
|Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 :||15.5%|
|Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 :||96.0%|
|Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 :||92.6%|
|Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 :||98.2%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 :||59.5%|
|Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 :||5.2%|
|Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage :||3.4%|
|Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||71.9%|
|Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||67.4%|
|Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) :||137,043|
|Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) :||501,245|
|Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) :||3,905,436|
|2012 total retail sales ($1,000) :||1,175,395|
|2012 total retail sales per capita :||$16,117|
|Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||24.0|
|2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) :||$105,958|
|Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 :||$56,371|
|Percentage of people living in poverty :||3.6%|
|Total number of businesses in 2012 :||8,274|
|Men-owned businesses in 2012 :||4,463|
|Women-owned businesses in 2012 :||2,618|
|Minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||691|
|Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||7,125|
|Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||555|
|Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||7,101|
|2010 population per square mile :||2,159.5|
|2010 land area in square miles :||32.68|
People born in Benton (2)
Schools in Benton
College & universities near Benton, MO
|176798||Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center||Cape Girardeau (MO)||63703-7511|
Amtrak & bus stations near Benton, MO
|VNA||Vienna, IL||504 West Vine Street||BUS|
|CDL||Carbondale station||401 South Illinois St.||RAIL|
|PBF||Poplar Bluff||400 South Main St.||RAIL|
|FTN||Fulton||21 Newton Rd.||RAIL|
|PAD||Paducah, KY||2719 Irvin Cobb Avenue||BUS|
Post offices near Benton
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Benton Post Office||Benton (MO)||63736|
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- Benton , New York town in New York, United States with a population of 2,727 people.
- Benton , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 2,720 people.
- Benton , Louisiana suburb town of Shreveport, located in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States of America with a population of 2,092 people.
- Benton , Ohio city in United States of America with a population of 1,608 people.
- Benton , Tennessee county in Tennessee, United States with a population of 1,247 people.
- Benton , Kansas city in Kansas with a population of 865 people.
- Benton , Minnesota City in Carver County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 824 people.
- Benton , Pennsylvania borough in northern Columbia County, Pennsylvania with a population of 805 people.
- Benton , Wisconsin village in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 489 people.
- Benton , Indiana unincorporated community in Elkhart County, Indiana with a population of 445 people.
- Benton , New Hampshire city in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America with a population of 378 people.
- Benton , Iowa city in Iowa with a population of 40 people.
- Benton , Alabama town of the United States with a population of 40 people.
Other cities in Scott County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Scott County , MO.
|Sikeston||15,968||City in Scott County, Missouri, United States|
|Scott City||4,468||City in Scott County, Kansas, United States of America|
|Chaffee||2,901||City in Scott County, Missouri, United States|
|Oran||1,211||City in Missouri, USA|
|Miner||939||Human settlement in Missouri, United States of America|
|Morley||682||City in Missouri|
|Kelso||589||City in Scott County, Missouri, United States of America|
|Sargent||364||City in Missouri, United States of America|
|Vanduser||261||Human settlement in Scott County, Missouri, United States of America|
|Haywood City||199||City in Scott County, Missouri, United States of America|
|Diehlstadt||152||City in Scott County, Missouri, United States of America|
|Commerce||66||Village in Missouri, United States|