Benton, IL Real Estate
Benton, Illinois is located in Franklin County. Nearby cities and towns include West City, Buckner, Hanaford, Ewing, Valier, Orient, West Frankfort, Christopher, North City, Sesser, Ina, Zeigler, Mulkeytown, Thompsonville, Freeman Spur, Nason, Macedonia, Johnston City, Bonnie, Royalton, Whiteash, Waltonville, Herrin, Bush, Colp, Pittsburg, Spillertown, Du Quoin, Energy, Hurst, St. Johns, Dowell, Belle Rive, Dahlgren, Elkville, Opdyke, Tamaroa, Carterville, Cambria, Crainville, Galatia, Marion, Crab Orchard, Mount Vernon, De Soto, McLeansboro, Du Bois, Woodlawn, Radom, Bluford, Vergennes, Belle Prairie City, and Raleigh. Benton is a suburban community with a population of 7,076. The median household income is $32,099. In Benton, 47% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 30% of the households. Half the population of Benton commutes 14 minutes or less to work, with 61% of residents holding white collar jobs and 39% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Benton, IL is 44 years, with 58% of those homes owned, 34% rented, and 9% not occupied.