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People

Total Population 484
Male Share of the Population 51.9%
Female Share of the Population 48.1%
Senior Citizens 31%
Employed Population 16+ 149
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 46.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,000
% Above Poverty Level 90.8%
% Below Poverty Level 9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.6%
Median Gross Rent $688
Median House Value $187,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
US/American 0%
English 12.4%
Irish 23.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Benton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Grafton
Standard Zip Codes 03785
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.103
Longitude -71.902

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 BENTON 5 SW
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station MONROE 5 NNE
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 25 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 56 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Station LANCASTER
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 25 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Benton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pike (03780)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bath 952 $56,250
Haverhill 4,656 $56,100
Landaff 433 $60,500
Lisbon 1,592 $53,700
Lyman 646 $64,531
Sugar Hill 665 $95,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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