KY

National Population : 333,590,059
Kentucky State Population : 4,519,884

About Benton, KY

Benton, KY is located in Marshall County in the state of Kentucky.

The total City Population for Benton is about 4,563 with about 382 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 20,848.

The Average Home Value is $127,600.00, which is roughly 26% higher than the Average Home Value of $94,219.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 32% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $53,707.00, which is roughly 27% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,100.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 7% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Benton is about 1.6%.

Kentucky is ranked #37 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.82 out of 100.

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Voting

Marshall County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 69.38% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 75.55%
Democratic: 23.13%
Libertarian: 0.94%
Other: 0.39%


Nearby Locations

Hardin, KY (8.03 mi.)
Calvert City, KY (9.81 mi.)
Burna, KY (10.73 mi.)
Symsonia, KY (11.38 mi.)
Grand Rivers, KY (14.26 mi.)
Iuka, KY (14.26 mi.)
Kirksey, KY (14.50 mi.)
Almo, KY (14.60 mi.)
Ledbetter, KY (14.66 mi.)
Dexter, KY (15.44 mi.)
Kuttawa, KY (16.83 mi.)
Paducah, KY (17.61 mi.)
Farmington, KY (17.76 mi.)
Boaz, KY (17.84 mi.)
Murray, KY (18.50 mi.)
Eddyville, KY (19.42 mi.)
Mayfield, KY (19.48 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 42025
Latitude : 36.867180
Longitude : -88.316722
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 368 ft.
Area Code(s) : 270, 364

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.37
Male Population Estimate : 45.72%
Female Population Estimate : 46.88%
Median Age : 43.9
Male Median Age : 42.8
Female Median Age : 45.2

White Population Estimate : 91.85%
Black Population Estimate : 0.25%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.06%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.32%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.02%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.55%
Other Population Estimate : 0.35%

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 Marshall County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Marshall County: About 85 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Marshall County is about 70% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.