Benton Information

Benton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Benton, AR

General Benton Information

State: Arkansas

County: Saline County

Close cities: Haskell, AR, Traskwood, AR, Tull, AR, Benton, AR, Bryant, AR, Shannon Hills, AR, Salem, AR, Alexander, AR, Bauxite, AR

Benton Population (census data)
Total 28,352 (+22.9% since 2000)
Male 13,544 (47.8%)
Female 14,808 (52.2%)

Population Density: 1,581 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.0 (US Avg is 100)

Benton Elevation: 407 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1836

Land Area: 17.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $48,840

Zip Codes: 72018, 72158, 72015, and 72022.

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Benton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (92.0%)
  • Black (4.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (19.0%)
  • Irish (11.9%)
  • German (10.5%)
  • English (7.6%)
  • French (2.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.2%)

Benton School Information

High Schools
Benton High School (211 Border Street, Benton, AR, 72015 - Benton School District District)
Benton Junior High School (411 Border Street, Benton, AR, 72015 - Benton School District District)
Harmony Grove High School (2621 Highway 229, Benton, AR, 72015 - Harmony Grove School District District)
Middle Schools
Benton Middle School (204 N Cox, Benton, AR, 72015 - Benton School District District)
Harmony Grove Middle School (2621 Highway 229, Benton, AR, 72015 - Harmony Grove School District District)
Elementary Schools
Angie Grant Elementary School (1124 Hoover Street, Benton, AR, 72015 - Benton School District District)
Caldwell Elementary School (1800 W Sevier Street, Benton, AR, 72015 - Benton School District District)
Perrin Elementary School (1201 Smithers Drive, Benton, AR, 72015 - Benton School District District)
Ringgold Elementary School (536 River Street, Benton, AR, 72015 - Benton School District District)
Salem Elementary School (2701 Salem Road, Benton, AR, 72015 - Bryant School District District)
Westbrook Elementary School (2621 Highway 229, Benton, AR, 72015 - Harmony Grove School District District)

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