AL

National Population : 333,590,059
Alabama State Population : 5,207,608

About Benton, AL

Benton, AL is located in Lowndes County in the state of Alabama.

The total City Population for Benton is about 41 with about 52 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,272.

The Average Home Value is $62,300.00, which is roughly 46% lower than the Average Home Value of $115,084.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 67% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $24,318.00, which is roughly 45% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $43,882.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 58% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Benton is about 0%.

Alabama is ranked #49 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 10.63 out of 100.

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Voting

Lowndes County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 63.07% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 72.74%
Republican: 26.86%
Other: 0.4%


Nearby Locations

Sardis, AL (7.83 mi.)
Burkville, AL (12.00 mi.)
Lowndesboro, AL (12.00 mi.)
Gordonville, AL (12.04 mi.)
Hayneville, AL (12.04 mi.)
Selma, AL (14.27 mi.)
Valley Grande, AL (14.27 mi.)
Jones, AL (14.34 mi.)
Orrville, AL (14.89 mi.)
Autaugaville, AL (15.35 mi.)
Minter, AL (15.84 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 36785
Latitude : 32.280150
Longitude : -86.818176
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 131 ft.
Area Code(s) : 334

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.49
Male Population Estimate : 40.88%
Female Population Estimate : 50.71%
Median Age : 39.3
Male Median Age : 39.3
Female Median Age : 39.2

White Population Estimate : 24.29%
Black Population Estimate : 66.98%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.86%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.39%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.16%
Other Population Estimate : 0.24%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Benton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Lowndes County: About 28 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Lowndes County: About 671 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Lowndes County is about 86% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 57% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.