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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C-
Bentonia is a town in Mississippi with a population of 335. Bentonia is in Yazoo County. Living in Bentonia offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Bentonia tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$78,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$607
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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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
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    6%
  • 55-64 years
    23%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    0%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

Working in Bentonia

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$32,813
National
$55,322
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Bentonia Reviews

1 review
There is not much there, but one can find necessities. However, the restaurants have amazing food, and great music sometimes.
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