IA

National Population : 333,590,059
Iowa State Population : 3,039,784

About Benton, IA

Benton, IA is located in Ringgold County in the state of Iowa.

The total City Population for Benton is about 41 with about 23 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 92.

The Average Home Value is $95,000.00, which is roughly 18% lower than the Average Home Value of $116,245.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 50% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $61,964.00, which is roughly 7% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $57,814.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 7% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Benton is about 0%.

Iowa is ranked #35 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 27.78 out of 100.

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Voting

Ringgold County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 64.09% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 72.73%
Democratic: 26.12%
Libertarian: 0.66%
Other: 0.41%
Green: 0.07%


Nearby Locations

Clearfield, IA (6.56 mi.)
Diagonal, IA (7.69 mi.)
Mount Ayr, IA (8.42 mi.)
Delphos, IA (8.77 mi.)
Redding, IA (8.77 mi.)
Blockton, IA (8.94 mi.)
Maloy, IA (8.94 mi.)
Sharpsburg, IA (13.48 mi.)
Lenox, IA (13.64 mi.)
Kent, IA (13.64 mi.)
Tingley, IA (13.71 mi.)
Shannon City, IA (16.73 mi.)
Kellerton, IA (17.93 mi.)
Gravity, IA (18.18 mi.)
Beaconsfield, IA (18.88 mi.)
Ellston, IA (18.88 mi.)
Bedford, IA (19.01 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 50835
Latitude : 40.726017
Longitude : -94.390476
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1197 ft.
Area Code(s) : 641

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.24
Male Population Estimate : 55.43%
Female Population Estimate : 44.57%
Median Age : 52.7
Male Median Age : 51.8
Female Median Age : 53.3

White Population Estimate : 96.74%
Black Population Estimate : 1.09%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.17%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.09%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Other Population Estimate : 2.17%

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 Ringgold County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Ringgold County: About 59 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Ringgold County is about 79% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.