The Borough of Benton had a population of 809 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||809|
|Population in Familes||626|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$33,485|
|Average Household Income||$53,489|
|Per Capita Income||$23,736|
|Total Housing Units||420 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||196 (46.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||163 (38.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||61 (14.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$128,261|
|Average Home Value||$163,776|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.86%|
|Per Capita Income||4.11%|
The table below compares Benton to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 1074||39th|
|Population Density||# 910||48th|
|Diversity Index||# 1253||29th|
|Median Household Income||# 1690||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1289||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.