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Demographics

People

Total Population936
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens11.4%
Employed Population 16+471
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married50.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.8%
Median Earnings25+$34,545
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,179
% Above Poverty Level83%
% Below Poverty Level17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home11.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone20.5%
Median Gross Rent$827
Median House Value$142,800

Ancestry

German33.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.5%
Irish8.8%
English7.4%
Scottish6.8%
African3.3%
Nigerian3.3%
French Except Basque2.9%
Swedish2.6%
Welsh1.7%
Danishn1.3%
Polish1.2%
Norwegian1.1%
Russian0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Czech0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Italian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
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Benton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Butler 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
Andover12,477$94,974
Augusta9,262$60,493
Bel Aire7,214$94,766
Eastborough742$150,625
Kechi2,352$96,161

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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