The Borough of Benton had a population of 972 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
|Population in Households||972|
|Population in Familes||757|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||496 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||245 (49.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||187 (37.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||64 (12.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$124,383|
|Average Home Value||$162,449|
|Median Household Income||$31,259|
|Average Household Income||$49,294|
|Per Capita Income||$21,908|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.26%|
|Per Capita Income||1.12%|
The table below compares Benton to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 995||44th|
|Population Density1||# 811||54th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1183||33rd|
|Median Household Income||# 1701||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1340||24th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.