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Benton is a city in Ringgold County.
The latitude of Benton is 40.703N. The longitude is -94.358W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,083 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 40.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Benton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ringgold County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50835 ZIP code.
4% of Benton residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Benton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Benton was $15,752, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Benton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Benton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $125. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $450.
Newspapers in Benton include South Benton Star-Press
Ringgold County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Benton political report.
The average commute time for Benton workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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