KS

National Population : 333,590,059
Kansas State Population : 2,897,859

About Benton, KS

Benton, KS is located in Butler County in the state of Kansas.

The total City Population for Benton is about 871 with about 240 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,294.

The Average Home Value is $196,600.00, which is roughly 46% higher than the Average Home Value of $105,672.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 4% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $69,769.00, which is roughly 22% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $54,472.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 18% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Benton is about 8%.

Kansas is ranked #46 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 21.44 out of 100.

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Voting

Butler County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 59.44% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 69.6%
Democratic: 28.23%
Libertarian: 2.17%


Nearby Locations

Greenwich, KS (5.09 mi.)
Towanda, KS (6.03 mi.)
Andover, KS (6.34 mi.)
Eastborough, KS (9.01 mi.)
Bel Aire, KS (9.45 mi.)
Augusta, KS (9.95 mi.)
Kechi, KS (10.07 mi.)
Potwin, KS (11.44 mi.)
Whitewater, KS (12.24 mi.)
Valley Center, KS (13.03 mi.)
Park City, KS (13.03 mi.)
McConnell AFB, KS (13.26 mi.)
El Dorado, KS (13.55 mi.)
Wichita, KS (14.16 mi.)
Rose Hill, KS (14.84 mi.)
Derby, KS (17.59 mi.)
Leon, KS (19.00 mi.)
Sedgwick, KS (19.31 mi.)
Maize, KS (19.68 mi.)
Douglass, KS (19.71 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 67017
Latitude : 37.832589
Longitude : -97.106806
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1288 ft.
Area Code(s) : 316

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.81
Male Population Estimate : 50.00%
Female Population Estimate : 50.00%
Median Age : 39.7
Male Median Age : 39.4
Female Median Age : 40.0

White Population Estimate : 96.03%
Black Population Estimate : 1.31%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.88%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.74%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.48%
Other Population Estimate : 1.70%

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 Butler County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Butler County: About 182 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Butler County is about 40% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 37% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.