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Benton, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Benton,NY index of house prices

Total population: 2,836 (Urban population: 456 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 2,164 (403 farm, 1,761 nonfarm))

Houses: 1,035 (871 occupied: 743 owner occupied, 129 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

15%
State:

47%

Housing density: 25 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $230,104.

Median contract rent in 2016: $435 (lower quartile is $354, upper quartile is $581)


Median gross rent in Benton, NY in 2016: $609

Housing units in Benton with a mortgage: 268 (20 second mortgage, 33 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 222



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Benton, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $174,556 (it was $85,200 in 2000)
Benton:

$174,556
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,966 - $237,375

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,061
  • In family households: 20,274 (4,650 male householders, 1,754 female householders)
    5,008 spouses, 7,278 children (6,853 natural, 124 adopted, 301 stepchildren), 397 grandchildren, 136 brothers or sisters, 135 parents, 138 other relatives, 680 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,787 (1,484 male householders (1,159 living alone)), 1,629 female householders (1,403 living alone)), 674 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,287 (326 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

4,617 married couples with children.
1,351 single-parent households (399 men, 952 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: 17 (0.7%)
(105.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

6.0
State:

3.8

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
Note: State values scaled to Benton population

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 452 bedrooms
  • 583 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Benton population
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
Note: State values scaled to Benton population

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

  • 12no vehicle
  • 451 vehicle
  • 472 vehicles
  • 213 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Benton population
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
Note: State values scaled to Benton population

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
Note: State values scaled to Benton population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Benton, NY household income distribution

  • 34Less than $10,000
  • 27$10,000 to $14,999
  • 62$15,000 to $19,999
  • 65$20,000 to $24,999
  • 47$25,000 to $29,999
  • 57$30,000 to $34,999
  • 44$35,000 to $39,999
  • 36$40,000 to $44,999
  • 28$45,000 to $49,999
  • 80$50,000 to $59,999
  • 91$60,000 to $74,999
  • 102$75,000 to $99,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 34$150,000 to $199,999
  • 46$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
Note: State values scaled to Benton population
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: 62.0%
Number of people working at home: 60 (5.0% 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:

 Unclassified or not reported: 574
 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:

  • This state: 2,203
  • Other state: 390
  • Northeast: 271
  • Midwest: 35
  • South: 52
  • West: 32

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

Benton marital status for males
Benton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 836
  • Two: 25
  • 3 or 4: 8
  • 5 to 9: 4
  • Mobile homes: 95

Median worth of mobile homes: $70,324

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.3%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Benton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Benton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35.8%)
  • Utility gas (29.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.0%)
  • Electricity (9.9%)
  • Wood (5.2%)
  • Coal or coke (2.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.1%)
  • Electricity (19.4%)
  • Utility gas (16.3%)
  • Coal or coke (3.1%)
  • Wood (3.1%)

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)