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Benton Park
  • Neighborhood in St. Louis, MO

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

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Benton Park is a neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri with a population of 5,998. Benton Park is in St. Louis City County and is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Benton Park offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Benton Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Benton Park and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Benton Park...
Population
5,998

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$193,117
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,006
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    791
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    347.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    617.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,739.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    791
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$62,254
National
$62,843
Families with Children
20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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