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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B
Bennington is a town in Kansas with a population of 749. Bennington is in Ottawa County. Living in Bennington offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Bennington and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Bennington are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$99,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,035
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Bennington

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,607
National
$55,322
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Bennington Reviews

1 review
We love living in bennington! It's a nice small friendly town. It's small town living at its best! The school is great too. Not much for night life and a 20 minute drive to get to a city with commadaties
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