Benton, Tennessee

Population 1,686

Benton is located in Polk County, TN. The population is 1,686, making Benton the largest city in Polk County.

There are 3 public schools in Benton with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Benton is low, and there are 12 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Benton is moderate and the median home sales price is $123,100. Detailed and up-to-date Benton property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Benton include Ocoee, Delano and Reliance.

Benton Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 24.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 9%

Crime Rate

8.8% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 78
  • Violent Crimes: 78
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 78
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

78.75% Higher than national avg.
  • 12 offenders in Benton
  • 71.17 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

21 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 20

Unemployment

Moderate 3.4%
  • Tennessee unemployment average: 2.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $123,100

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3 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 3 K-12 public schools in Benton, TN and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Benton's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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12 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$239,900 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
$123,100 compared to December 1969

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    4.3%
  • Rented
    36.9%
  • Owned
    58.8%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $430
  • 1 Bedroom: $500
  • 2 Bedrooms: $670
  • 3 Bedrooms: $860
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,080

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Environmental Hazards

21 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (430/434)
    Benton, TN has 99.08% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Benton, TN is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Benton, TN is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.73°
  • February 44.8°
  • March 53.13°
  • April 62.35°
  • May 70.31°
  • June 79.24°
  • July 80.56°
  • August 81.02°
  • September 73.98°
  • October 61.68°
  • November 51.03°
  • December 36.9°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Benton, TN

Earthquakes
Benton, TN has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Benton, TN has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Benton, TN has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Benton, TN has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Benton, TN: $37,344

Unemployment

Unemployment in Benton is 3.4%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.9% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 55.76%
White Collar - 44.24%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Haslam
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander
  • Sen. Bob Corker

City Representatives

  • Chuck Fleischmann

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

2 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Benton, TN

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Benton, TN
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