The Borough of Benton had a population of 870 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Benton is located at latitude 41.1957 and longitude -76.3843 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Benton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 764 feet.
The Borough of Benton (GNIS ID: 1215122) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Benton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||390|
|Daytime Population: Residents||498|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||888|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.02|
|Population in Households||870|
|Population in Familes||679|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$33,131|
|Average Household Income||$51,550|
|Per Capita Income||$22,931|
|Total Housing Units||445 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||222 (49.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||165 (37.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||58 (13.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$127,922|
|Average Home Value||$165,090|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.78%|
|Per Capita Income||3.7%|
The table below compares Benton to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 1044||41st|
|Population Density||# 864||51st|
|Diversity Index||# 1233||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 1694||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1330||25th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.