B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$119,100
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$694
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%

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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
    0
  • Murder
    0
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1
  • Theft
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$51,023
National
$53,889
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%
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Benton City Reviews

8 reviews
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For me and everyone that lives here, I can easily say that this town is always peaceful. Nothing dramatic happens here, just as very nice place to live. Friendly people who will help those in need. A strong community founded on open-mindedness and mutual care for one another.
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Relaxing, peaceful town but there is very little to do. There is occasional flooding, fires, and ice storms. The traffic from the highway is high, but there are several nice stores scattered within the town itself.
Nice enough place, but very small. Not enough public transportation, very little night life -- overall it's community that makes it