Benton, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 824 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.7%
 
Males: 351  (42.6%)
Females: 473  (57.4%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17814.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,309 (it was $27,986 in 2000)
Benton:

$29,309
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,075 (it was $12,831 in 2000)

Benton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $114,232 (it was $74,300 in 2000)
Benton:

$114,232
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $746.

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  • Races in Benton, PA (2010)

    Benton races chart
    • 80597.7%White alone
    • 121.5%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Benton: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.6%), English (12.4%), Irish (7.3%), Dutch (6.3%), Polish (6.2%), Italian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,297 people per square mile   (low).

Benton,PA real estate house value index trend

Benton, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Benton:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benton borough:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

6 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Benton, Pennsylvania as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Benton to the number of sex offenders is 205 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,548 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,490 (1.3%)

Benton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (40.0 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (105.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Waller, PA (1.7 miles) , Stillwater, PA (1.8 miles) , Rohrsburg, PA (2.2 miles) , New Columbus borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Greenwood, PA (2.6 miles ), Jamison City, PA (2.7 miles) , Orangeville borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Iola, PA (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 41.20 N, Longitude: 76.38 W

Area code: 570

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

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-0.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Benton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Benton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/29/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the Benton borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 tornado 23.8 miles away from the borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Benton-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 217.2 miles away from Benton center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 209.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 264.7 miles away from Benton center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 249.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbia County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Benton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Benton:

  • ORANGEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ORANGEVILLE, PA)
  • BERWICK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • BALANCED CARE, BLOOMSBURG (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • BERWICK HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BERWICK, PA)
  • BERWICK RETIREMENT VILLAGE NRS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BERWICK, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE BERWICK (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; BERWICK, PA)
  • BERWICK HOME HEALTH HOSPICE CA (Hospital, about 13 miles away; BERWICK, PA)

Airports located in Benton:

Operable nuclear power plants near Benton:

  • 12 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Benton:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 14 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,452)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 21 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Misericordia University (about 24 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Wilkes University (about 26 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 27 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Bucknell University (about 32 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 34 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)

Public high schools in Benton:

See full list of schools located in Benton, School District: BENTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Notable location: Benton Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Friendly Tavern (Benton Red Rock Highway).

Columbia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 68.2. This is about average.

City:

68.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

32.0

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

RICKETTS GLEN STATE PARK (Population served: 1,200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BENTON MUNICIPAL WATER AUTH (Population served: 1,100, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2012)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2009)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
GRASSMERE PARK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
STREVIGS RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-23-2012 and AUG-23-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
JAMISON CITY HOTEL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE INN UNDER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Benton that have no violations reported:

  • RICKETTS GLEN HOTEL (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RED ROCK GENERAL STORE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GOODS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MILL RACE GOLF AND CAMP RESORT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.3%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  62.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Benton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Benton (2011 data):

  • First Columbia Bank & Trust Co.: Benton Office at 200 Market Street, branch established on 1956/01/16. Info updated 2009/12/02: Bank assets: $622.7 mil, Deposits: $483.1 mil, headquarters in Bloomsburg, PA, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Ccfnb Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Benton borough (based on Columbia County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,85879
Catholic8,0357
Evangelical Protestant5,57234
Other6934
Orthodox1201
None36,017-
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
Columbia County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Columbia County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Columbia County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

28.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

11.5%
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$15,113$181,3560$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$12,516$150,1923$1,264
Streets and Highways 1$15,060$180,7202$509
Sewerage 1$22,494$269,9280$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$2,134
Totals for Government 4$65,183$195,5496$3,907

4.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

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 Luzerne County, PA  0.83% ($28,552 average AGI)
from Montour County, PA  0.46% ($28,786)
from Northumberland County, PA  0.39% ($33,674)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
Columbia County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.92% ($35,230 average AGI)
to Northumberland County, PA  0.48% ($34,607)
to Montour County, PA  0.47% ($32,078)

Strongest AM radio stations in Benton:

  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFBS (1280 AM; 1 kW; BERWICK, PA; Owner: FBS WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • WHLM (930 AM; 1 kW; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Benton:

  • WGGI (95.9 FM; BENTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WKAB (103.5 FM; BERWICK, PA; Owner: 4M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Benton:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W68CE (Channel 68; SHICKSHINNY, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)

Benton fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 1982 09:99 PM, Park St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 4,585Total average daily traffic
  • 229Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,825Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Benton Site 4502 Red Rock Road (Lat: 41.214250 Lon: -76.380444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN760
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Matthew J Traiser, 4502 Red Rock Road (Lat: 41.214250 Lon: -76.380444), Type: 60.5, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 9524356090, Matthew.Traiser@gmail.Com, 8805 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH, SUITE 212
  • Matthew J Traiser, 4502 Red Rock Road (Lat: 41.214250 Lon: -76.380444), Type: 60.5, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 9524356090, Matthew.Traiser@gmail.Com, 8805 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH, SUITE 212

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Third St (Lat: 41.200083 Lon: -76.387167), Call Sign: KKD462, Licensee ID: L00106400
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz, 46.1200 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2003, Expiration Date: 06/30/2013
    Registrant: Benton Fire Co, Third St, Benton, PA 17814
  • Ricketts Glen State Park Office Rd1 (Lat: 41.335639 Lon: -76.296889), Call Sign: KFR557
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 151.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/01/2011, Expiration Date: 12/29/2021
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pa Dept. Of Conservation & Natural Resources, 400 Market St., Harrisburg, PA 17105-8769, Phone: (717) 787-2552, Fax: (717) 787-8624, Email:
  • Lackawanna State Park Rd1 Box 251 Dalton (Lat: 41.563972 Lon: -75.703806), Call Sign: KVI622
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 151.295 MHz, 159.255 MHz, 159.330 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 12/22/2022
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pa Dept Conservation & Natural Resources, 400 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8769, Phone: (717) 787-2552, Fax: (717) 787-8624, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Top Of North Mtn Adj Faa Site (Lat: 41.320056 Lon: -76.553278), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNTV476
    Assigned Frequencies: 942.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/01/1994, Expiration Date: 06/01/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (717) 944-4720
  • 3rd & Everett St (Lat: 41.197861 Lon: -76.387139), Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WLG460, Licensee ID: L00186303
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHz, 947.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/1988, Expiration Date: 08/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2002
    Registrant: Entercom Wilkes-Barre Scranton, LLC, 401 City Avenue, Suite 409, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Benton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$113,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$69,870
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0501.00
Most common first names in Benton, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4773.1 years
Robert3275.0 years
George3175.1 years
Helen2880.4 years
Charles2874.8 years
Mary2581.8 years
William2170.7 years
Edward1872.4 years
James1771.1 years
Harry1773.8 years
Most common last names in Benton, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hess5879.1 years
Fritz3677.8 years
Mchenry2280.4 years
Laubach1978.3 years
Hartman1873.9 years
Young1867.2 years
Smith1873.3 years
Cole1363.6 years
Albertson1179.1 years
Savage1174.4 years

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