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Benton Township
  • Town in Michigan

Report Card

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

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Benton Township is located in Michigan with a population of 2,765. Benton Township is in Eaton County. Living in Benton Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Benton Township and residents tend to be conservative.

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About Benton Township...
Population
2,765

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$196,800
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$780
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,862.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    21.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    119.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    154.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    611.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,612.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    456.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Benton Township

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$83,205
National
$69,021

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