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Benton, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $127,635 (it was $85,200 in 2000)
Benton:

$127,635
New York:

$277,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,184 - $201,394

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,434

Size of family households: 301 2-persons, 125 3-persons, 124 4-persons, 35 5-persons, 34 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 197 1-person, 18 2-persons, 5 5-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

592 married couples with children.
120 single-parent households (27 men, 93 women).

86.1% of residents of Benton speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).
12.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 15 (0.6%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.4
State:

3.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Benton, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 421 bedroom
  • 1632 bedrooms
  • 3483 bedrooms
  • 1184 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benton, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 452 bedrooms
  • 583 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Benton in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 71no vehicle
  • 1751 vehicle
  • 3542 vehicles
  • 873 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Benton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 12no vehicle
  • 451 vehicle
  • 472 vehicles
  • 213 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Benton, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 143 rooms
  • 704 rooms
  • 1395 rooms
  • 1406 rooms
  • 1307 rooms
  • 1438 rooms
  • 909+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benton, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 284 rooms
  • 405 rooms
  • 106 rooms
  • 47 rooms
  • 258 rooms
  • 229+ rooms

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Benton, NY household income distribution

  • 54Less than $10,000
  • 40$10,000 to $14,999
  • 90$15,000 to $19,999
  • 85$20,000 to $24,999
  • 72$25,000 to $29,999
  • 80$30,000 to $34,999
  • 64$35,000 to $39,999
  • 49$40,000 to $44,999
  • 37$45,000 to $49,999
  • 97$50,000 to $59,999
  • 97$60,000 to $74,999
  • 77$75,000 to $99,999
  • 11$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11$150,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 31975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 12Before 1965
Benton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 106
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 223
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 147
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 147
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 84
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 28
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 138
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 10
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 47
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 49
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 63
  • 90 or more minutes: 24
Benton, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 62.7%
Number of people working at home: 111 (9.4% of all workers)

Benton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 899 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 97 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 7 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (1%)
  • Walked: 48 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 111 (9%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 528
 German: 344
 Danish: 234
 Irish: 225
 United States or American: 161
 French (except Basque): 116
 Polish: 85
 Italian: 68
 Dutch: 66
 Welsh: 46
 Scottish: 32
 Swiss: 28
 Other groups: 26
 Swedish: 19
 British: 13
 Hungarian: 9
 Ukrainian: 8
 Norwegian: 6
 Pennsylvania German: 6
 Scandinavian: 5
 Lithuanian: 4
 Northern European: 4
 Russian: 4
 Australian: 3
 Canadian: 3
 Scotch-Irish: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 33%Germany
  • 27%Ukraine
  • 20%United Kingdom
  • 20%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

63% of Benton residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in New York.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 84
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 32
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 31
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 344
  • Less than 1 year of college: 68
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 41
  • Associate degree: 81
  • Bachelor's degree: 52
  • Master's degree: 58
  • Professional school degree: 12
  • Doctorate degree: 4

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 77
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 32
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 27
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 286
  • Less than 1 year of college: 69
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 101
  • Associate degree: 44
  • Bachelor's degree: 101
  • Master's degree: 55
  • Professional school degree: 14
  • Doctorate degree: 4

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 1.3%Females
Benton marital status for males
Benton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $62,952

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Benton:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 35.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.3%Utility gas
  • 17.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.9%Electricity
  • 5.2%Wood
  • 2.7%Coal or coke

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 31.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.4%Electricity
  • 16.3%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Coal or coke
  • 3.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 125
Here:

35.5%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

10.1%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

22.2%
New York:

38.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)