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People

Total Population 949
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 10.2%
Employed Population 16+ 454
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 47%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,643
% Above Poverty Level 80.5%
% Below Poverty Level 19.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 13%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.9%
Median Gross Rent $817
Median House Value $147,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.3%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 9.4%

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

Benton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 14 miles NE of Wichita, Kansas
County Butler
Metro Area Wichita
Standard Zip Codes 67017
Phone Area Codes 316
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.788
Longitude -97.108

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 EL DORADO
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station WICHITA MID-CONTINENT AP
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station CASSODAY
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Andover 12,293 $93,710
Augusta 9,242 $58,807
Bel Aire 7,059 $92,235
Eastborough 736 $165,625
Kechi 2,180 $95,511

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

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