Benton Information

Benton Information

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

General Benton Information

State: Kentucky

County: Marshall County

Close cities: Symsonia, KY, The Moors, KY, Dexter, KY, South Marshall, KY, Benton, KY, Brien, KY, Mayfield, KY, Briensburg, KY, Cambridge Shores, KY, Hardin, KY, Scale, KY, Kirksey, KY, Grand Rivers, KY

Benton Population (census data)
Total 4,380 (+3.7% since 2000)
Male 2,012 (45.9%)
Female 2,368 (54.1%)

Population Density: 1,112 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.6 (US Avg is 100)

Incorporated in 1845

Land Area: 3.94 square miles

Median Household Income: $40,055

Zip Codes: 42025.

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Benton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (20.4%)
  • Irish (10.9%)
  • English (10.5%)
  • German (8.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.3%)
  • French (2.1%)

Local Benton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies, Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: University of Tennessee, Murray State University

Benton School Information

High Schools
Marshall County High School (416 High School Road, Benton, KY, 42025 - Marshall County District)
Middle Schools
Benton Middle School (906 Joe Creason Drive, Benton, KY, 42025 - Marshall County District)
South Marshall Middle School (85 Sid Darnall Road, Benton, KY, 42025 - Marshall County District)
Elementary Schools
Benton Elementary School (208 W 11th Street, Benton, KY, 42025 - Marshall County District)
Central Elementary School (3064 U.S. Highway 641 N, Benton, KY, 42025 - Marshall County District)
Jonathan Elementary School (9207 U.S. Highway 68 E, Benton, KY, 42025 - Marshall County District)
Sharpe Elementary School (8400 U.S. Highway 68 W, Benton, KY, 42025 - Marshall County District)
South Marshall Elementary School (155 Sid Darnell Road, Benton, KY, 42025 - Marshall County District)

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