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Benton Township
  • Town in Missouri

Report Card

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

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Benton Township is located in Missouri with a population of 6,566. Benton Township is in Crawford County. Living in Benton Township offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Benton Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Benton Township are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$114,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$543
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    27%
    national  12%

Working in Benton Township

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$34,879
National
$62,843

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