7 reviews
  1. Town in Missouri
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    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
    B+
  12. Commute
    B-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$106,500
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$590
National
$904
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    264
  • Murder
    No Data
    5
  • Rape
    No Data
    37
  • Robbery
    No Data
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    575
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    257

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$37,500
National
$53,046
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    14%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

Benton Township Reviews

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There's really no preparing for future weather. It's never constant. One day it could be sunny and 75, and the next day it'll be snowy and below freezing. Literally.
I wouldn't recommend anyone to visit this town. It's very... Primitive.
There really isn't much to do, and the town just sucks.