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Demographics

People

Total Population469
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens37.5%
Employed Population 16+162
Age of the Population60

Families

% of people married47.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.4%
Median Earnings25+$30,781
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,344
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,250
% Above Poverty Level94.5%
% Below Poverty Level5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone29.9%
Median Gross Rent$593
Median House Value$210,400

Ancestry

Irish19.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.4%
English15.4%
French Except Basque14.1%
German12.6%
Canadian7%
Scottish3.8%
Italian3.8%
Czech1.7%
Jamaican1.1%
West Indian1.1%
Hungarian1.1%
Polish1.1%
Dutch0.6%
Slovak0.6%
Finnish0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Welsh0.4%
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Benton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grafton County
Standard Zip Codes3785
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.14
Approximate Longitude-72.02

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)

StationBENTON 5 SW
Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp5 to 26 F
Apr Temp31 to 51 F
Jul Temp55 to 77 F
Oct Temp34 to 55 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationMONROE 5 NNE
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp2 to 25 F
Apr Temp29 to 52 F
Jul Temp56 to 80 F
Oct Temp35 to 56 F
Annual Precip36.1 inches
StationLANCASTER
Distance30.7 miles
Jan Temp1 to 25 F
Apr Temp28 to 51 F
Jul Temp54 to 79 F
Oct Temp32 to 56 F
Annual Precip37.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bath977$63,393
Haverhill4,617$59,100
Landaff424$61,250
Lisbon1,722$56,667
Lyman623$64,808
Sugar Hill694$96,250
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