Benton, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 871 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.0%
Males: 454  (52.1%)
Females: 417  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63736.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,825 (it was $33,365 in 2000)
Benton:

$51,825
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,764 (it was $16,161 in 2000)

Benton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $134,367 (it was $71,700 in 2000)
Benton:

$134,367
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $130,740; Detached houses: $136,883; Mobile homes: $38,912

Median gross rent in 2013: $602.

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  • Races in Benton, MO (2010)

    Benton races chart
    • 80092.7%White alone
    • 424.9%Black alone
    • 131.5%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Other race alone

Races in Benton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Benton: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.0%), Irish (15.5%), English (9.1%), United States (8.5%), Scottish (5.7%), French (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1953

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 2,106 people per square mile   (low).

Benton,MO real estate house value index trend

Benton, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Benton:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benton city:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Benton, Missouri as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Benton to the number of sex offenders is 54 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $782 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $689 (0.5%)

Benton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (108.0 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (112.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (343.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lambert, MO (0.7 miles) , Morley, MO (2.2 miles ), Oran, MO (2.3 miles ), Haywood City, MO (2.5 miles ), Blodgett, MO (2.6 miles ), Kelso, MO (2.6 miles ), Commerce, MO (2.8 miles) , Chaffee, MO (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $242,100
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $312,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.10 N, Longitude: 89.56 W

Area code: 573

Benton household income distribution Benton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +151 (+26.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Benton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Benton, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Benton, Missouri average temperatures Benton, Missouri average precipitation Benton, Missouri humidity Benton, Missouri wind speed Benton, Missouri snowfall Benton, Missouri sunshine Benton, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Benton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Benton city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 31.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Benton-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 5.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.6 miles away from Benton center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 131.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 109.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.0 miles away from Benton center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Benton topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles B. Moores - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Benton:

  • NORTH SCOTT MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHAFFEE, MO)
  • CHAFFEE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHAFFEE, MO)
  • LUTHERAN HOME/HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
  • LUTHERAN HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - CAPE GIRARDEAU (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO)
  • CLEARVIEW NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Benton:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 16 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 48 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • John A Logan College (about 52 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 53 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 66 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Mineral Area College (about 73 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)

Public high school in Benton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Benton:

Private elementary/middle school in Benton:

  • ST DENIS SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 105 N WINCHESTER; Grades: KG - 8)
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Notable location: Benton Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Benton: Saint Dionysis Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Denis Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Scott County - Associate Circuit Court (131 South Winchester).

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Benton and their reported violations in the past:

BENTON (Population served: 910, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-15-2014 to MAY-12-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-15-2014 to MAY-12-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from AUG-26-2009 to AUG-26-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-26-2009 to AUG-26-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2012)
FERRELLS TRAILER COURT (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In APR-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-16-1995), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-31-1996 to MAY-11-2011)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.1%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.8%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported
100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Benton compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Benton (2011 data):

  • First Commercial Bank: Benton Branch at 52 West Missouri Street, branch established on 2001/03/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.9 mil, Deposits: $176.7 mil, headquarters in Gideon, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Gideon Bancshares Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Missouri average:

11.0

Benton travel time to work - commute Benton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Benton city (based on Scott County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,01764
Catholic6,5317
Mainline Protestant2,52214
Other8914
Black Protestant3543
None15,876-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Scott County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Scott County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Scott County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

31.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,810$21,7205$210
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$3,072
Water Supply 1$2,248$26,9760$0
Totals for Government 2$4,058$24,3488$3,282

Benton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $105,000 ($120.55)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($111.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($43.63)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($36.74)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($12.63)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($9.18)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($8.04)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($5.74)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $55,000 ($63.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($3.44)

Benton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($47.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($17.22)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($4.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($89.55)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $50,000 ($57.41)
    Property: $35,000 ($40.18)
    NEC: $28,000 ($32.15)
    Public Utilities: $26,000 ($29.85)

Benton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($60.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($60.85)

Benton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $745,000 ($855.34)

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.56% ($25,103 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, MO  0.50% ($26,611)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.47% ($22,672)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.87% ($30,112 average AGI)
to Stoddard County, MO  0.58% ($23,181)
to Mississippi County, MO  0.47% ($20,691)

Strongest AM radio stations in Benton:

  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSIM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Benton:

  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; GORDONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KMHM (104.1 FM; LUTESVILLE, MO; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Benton:

  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • K33EQ (Channel 33; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67HF (Channel 67; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,000Total average daily traffic
  • 100Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,450Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Benton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • County Rd 250 2km W (Lat: 37.100333 Lon: -89.584250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 52 m, Call Sign: WGJ854
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2012, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: James C Biggerstaff
    Registrant: Missouri State Highway Patrol, 2413 E Mccarty St, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0568, Phone: (573) 526-6105, Fax: (573) 526-0484, Email:
  • 3.6 Mi E Of St 89 On Gravel Rd 274 (Lat: 38.663944 Lon: -91.712667), Call Sign: KNAY663
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.9600 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2011, Expiration Date: 05/22/2021
    Registrant: Wireless Usa, 2519 E Mccarty St, Jefferson City, MO 65101, Phone: (573) 659-8228, Fax: (573) 424-2257, Email:
  • New Madrid St County Jail (Lat: 37.098944 Lon: -89.563417), Type: Building, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WPLF783
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/1997, Expiration Date: 03/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002, Certifier: Jude Williams
    Registrant: G&d Communications Inc, 503 Davis Blvd, Sikeston, MO 63801, Fax: (573) 472-2449
  • Lat: 37.100444 Lon: -89.584028, Call Sign: WPZU988
    Assigned Frequencies: 809.762 MHz, 810.537 MHz, 811.912 MHz, 812.912 MHz, 854.762 MHz, 855.537 MHz, 856.912 MHz, 857.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2004, Expiration Date: 03/19/2014, Certifier: Gerald Bednar
    Registrant: Ameren Services Company, 1901 Chouteau Ave, St Louis, MO 63166-6149, Phone: (314) 554-3545, Fax: (314) 554-4242

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, County Rd 250 1 Mi W Of (Lat: 37.100306 Lon: -89.584250), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WNTJ998
    Assigned Frequencies: 2133.20 MHz, 2141.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/31/1997, Expiration Date: 12/31/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2002
    Registrant: Ameren Services, 1901 Chouteau, St. Louis, MO 63166-6149, Phone: (314) 554-2302, Fax: (314) 554-4242, Email:
  • Benton Water Tower, Lat: 37.095806 Lon: -89.556306, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 47 m, Call Sign: WQJT657
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/2008, Expiration Date: 12/30/2018, Certifier: Ellis C Atchison Jr.
    Registrant: Sikeston Wifi, LLC, 224 E Center St, Sikeston, MO 63801, Phone: (573) 472-1000, Email:
  • BENTON, 217 Outer Road North (Lat: 37.094417 Lon: -89.539139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 107 m, Call Sign: WQKK858
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2009, Expiration Date: 06/29/2019, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • KC72XC192, Highway 7 (Lat: 38.291639 Lon: -93.492972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQQZ388
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz... (+26 more)
    Grant Date: 03/29/2013, Expiration Date: 03/29/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Benton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Benton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Benton, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1776.1 years
James1667.7 years
John1577.5 years
Charles1373.7 years
William1280.8 years
Joe1076.0 years
Robert963.8 years
Frank783.3 years
Ben679.3 years
Paul668.3 years
Most common last names in Benton, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Legrand1679.8 years
Bollinger1575.7 years
Urhahn1174.2 years
Jones768.4 years
Dirnberger780.3 years
Harris771.9 years
Davis677.2 years
Penrose671.0 years
Diebold683.8 years
Scherer570.6 years

Businesses in Benton, MO

  • McDonald's: 1
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