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Demographics

People

Total Population170
Male Share of the Population52.4%
Female Share of the Population47.6%
Senior Citizens12.9%
Employed Population 16+68
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married64.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher2.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,563

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,161
% Above Poverty Level94.6%
% Below Poverty Level5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.7%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$45,400

Ancestry

German21.8%
Irish8.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.1%
English6.5%
French Except Basque4.7%
Norwegian3.5%
Scottish2.4%
Swedish1.2%
Polish1.2%
Canadian1%
Czech0.9%
Dutch0.5%
Italian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Iraqi0.1%
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Benton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Scott County
Standard Zip Codes63736
Phone Area Codes573
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.09
Approximate Longitude-89.56

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)

StationCAPE GIRARDEAU AP
Distance9.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp46 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches
StationSIKESTON POWER STATION
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationCHARLESTON
Distance16.3 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allenville96$55,833
Blodgett151$36,250
Kelso563$73,750
Morley798$37,375
Oran1,404$55,972

Benton Public Schools

Kelso Elem.
1016 State Hwy A
ZIP: 63736
(573) 545-3357
Primary
Total Enrollment 97
Scott Co. Elem.
4035 State Hwy 77
ZIP: 63736
(573) 545-3541
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
Scott Co. Middle
4035 State Hwy 77
ZIP: 63736
(573) 545-3541
Middle
Total Enrollment 208
Thomas W. Kelly High
4035 State Hwy 77
ZIP: 63736
(573) 545-3541
High
Total Enrollment 323

Benton Private Schools

St Denis School
105 N Winchester
ZIP: 63736
Elementary
Total Enrollment 95
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