Benton, Scott County, Missouri

Benton: City in Missouri

About

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)
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Location of Benton on Missouri map.
Scott County Missouri Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Benton Highlighted locator map image
Scott County Missouri Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Benton Highlighted
Scott County Missouri Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Benton Highlighted locator map image

Geography

Benton is located at 37°5'52"N 89°33'45"W (37.0978300, -89.5625800).

Benton map

Demographics

The population of Benton increased by 1.93% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 863 - census
2011 866 0.35% estimation process
2012 865 -0.12% estimation process
2013 864 -0.12% estimation process
2014 857 -0.82% estimation process
2015 860 0.35% estimation process
2016 857 -0.35% estimation process
2017 855 -0.23% estimation process
2018 857 0.23% estimation process
2019 876 2.17% estimation process
2020 880 0.45% estimation process

Demographic Facts

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%

Benton zip code is 63736. County name: Scott, County fips: 29201

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Economic Facts

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)

People born in Benton, including politician Charles B. Moores, businessman Harold Gavin Leedy, .

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Schools in Benton

College & universities near Benton, MO

Code Name City ZIP
176798 Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center Cape Girardeau (MO) 63703-7511

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Benton, MO

Code Name Address Type
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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Other cities in Scott County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Scott County , MO.

City Name Population Title
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