Demographics

People

Total Population971
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens11%
Employed Population 16+495
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married47.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.4%
Median Earnings25+$42,308
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,281

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,577
% Above Poverty Level83.7%
% Below Poverty Level16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home11.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone17%
Median Gross Rent$888
Median House Value$145,100

Ancestry

German31.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.9%
English11.4%
Irish11.3%
Scottish6.6%
African2.7%
Nigerian2.7%
Swedish2.2%
Welsh2.1%
Dutch2%
French Except Basque1.8%
Polish1%
Czech0.7%
Italian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Russian0.5%
Belgian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
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Benton Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyButler County
Standard Zip Codes67017
Phone Area Codes316
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.78
Approximate Longitude-97.1

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)

StationEL DORADO
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 41 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationWICHITA MID-CONTINENT AP
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 40 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches
StationCASSODAY
Distance31.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 39 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip32.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Andover12,862$103,385
Augusta9,358$61,042
Bel Aire7,671$110,578
Eastborough762$159,167
Kechi2,643$100,324
Towanda1,292$64,875

Benton Public Schools

Circle Benton Elementary
350 S Kansas St
ZIP: 67017
(316) 778-1151
Primary
Total Enrollment 219
Circle Middle School
14697 Sw 20th
ZIP: 67017
(316) 778-1470
Middle
Total Enrollment 333
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