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People

Total Population 2,696
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 17.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,218
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 56.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.6%
Median Earnings25+ $29,188
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,156
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,311

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,902
% Above Poverty Level 85.9%
% Below Poverty Level 14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.7%
Median Gross Rent $704
Median House Value $121,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 0%
English 23.1%
Irish 12.6%

Benton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Kennebec
Standard Zip Codes 04901
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.586
Longitude -69.551

Benton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WATERVILLE TREATMENT PLT
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station MADISON
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station CORINNA
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albion 1,825 $52,574
China 4,296 $54,476
Clinton 1,254 $47,125
Fairfield 2,773 $49,063
Waterville 15,886 $53,156
Winslow 7,709 $61,722
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