Benton 62 Below average
Benton Livability #907 ranked city in Illinois#20,545 ranked city in the USARanks better than 29% of areas
B Benton Amenities Some amenities close to this location
A- Benton Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% lower than Illinois
8119% less expensive than the US average
973% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Benton cost of living
D- Benton Crime Total crime is 18% higher than Illinois
Total crime
2,338equal to the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 43equal to the US average
Year-over-year crime
-12%Year over year crime is down
Benton crime
F Benton Employment Household income is 37% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$37,14833% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$22,48225% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%56% higher than the US average
Benton employment
B- Benton Housing Home value is 61% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$67,90063% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$65231% lower than the US average
Home ownership
61%4% lower than the US average
Benton real estate or Benton rentals
F Benton Schools HS graduation rate is 9% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
77%7% lower than the US average
School test scores
27%45% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:16% higher than the US average
Benton K-12 schools
D- Benton User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Benton
Overall user rating
50% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
0% 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
50% 2 total surveys
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      Benton transportation information

      Average one way commute21min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.6%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool13.3%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.3%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.7%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.2%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home1.1%4.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Benton, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).