Bennington, Kansas

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Bennington, Kansas

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Comparative Profile of Bennington, Kansas

Comparing Bennington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 2
Age of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
College Educated Adults 8 7
Median Family Income 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 6 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
Housing Recently Built 5 7
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Bennington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 93 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County Ottawa
Standard Zip Codes 67422
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.03
Longitude -97.593

Bennington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 95 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
Distance 35.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
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Bennington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 623 100%
Male 305 49%
Female 318 51%
Under 18 193 31%
18+ 430 69%
65+ 75 12%
Median Age 34.6
Average Family Size 2.96
White 609 97.8%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 8 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1%

Estimated Bennington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 614
Growth -9
Growth % -1.4%

Bennington Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.3%
English 18.2%
US/American 16.7%
French (except Basque) 5.3%
Irish 5.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
Swedish 2.9%
South African 2.4%
Dutch 2.4%
French Canadian 1.7%
Welsh 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bennington 623 $45,972
Culver 164 $41,563
Minneapolis 2,046 $43,750
New Cambria 150 $40,500
Salina 45,679 $45,433
Solomon 1,072 $48,203
Tescott 339 $44,375
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Bennington High Schools (2004)

Serves 152 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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