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About Benton Township

Benton is a suburb in the Elkhart Metro Area and in the Elkhart County. It has a population of 3,131 and a population density of 85, which is 9% below the national average. It has a median age of 24, which is 12 years below the Elkhart Metro median age and 14 years below the national average.


Benton has a median home value of $320,800, which is 26% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,522 is 47% above the metro average rent and 30% above the national average rent. The average household income in Benton is $86,375 , which is 32% above the Metro average household income and 25% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Benton is 6. Benton also has a crime index 32 that is below the Metro average and below the National average.


$312,300Median Home Value
$236,704 Elkhart Metro Area
$1,522Median Rent
$1,155 Elkhart Metro Area
6 /10 - 7 /10
School Rating
32
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
3 hr 15 mins To Elkhart Metro Area
21 mins Average Travel Time To Work

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Benton Township's population is made up of 62% married, 31% single, 4% divorced and 3% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 24%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 23%. Homeowners make up 88% of the population in Benton Township.

3,227Population
206,890 Elkhart Metro Area
89Population Density
  • 54% Male
  • 46% Female
24 Median Age
36 Elkhart Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Benton Township is $25,284. The Median Household Income is $97,907 and the Benton Township Unemployment Rate is 4%.

$25,284Income Per Capita
$31,956 Elkhart Metro Area
$97,907Median Household Income
$61,922 Elkhart Metro Area
4% Poverty Rate
15% Elkhart Metro Area
4% Unemployment Rate
2% Elkhart Metro Area
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$312,300Median Home Value
$236,704 Elkhart Metro Area
$1,522Median Rent
$1,155 Elkhart Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Elkhart Metro Area

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Renters
12%
Home Owners
88%
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6 /10 - 7 /10
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Top Schools in Benton Township

Fairfield Community Schools School District
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203 East Main Street, Millersburg, IN, 46543
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Fairfield Community Schools School District
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18665 County Road 46, New Paris, IN, 46553
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Fairfield Community Schools School District
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68350 County Road 31, Goshen, IN, 46526
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West Noble School Corporation School District
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5294 U.S. 33, Ligonier, IN, 46767
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Wawasee Community School Corp School District
4
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12799 North Kern Road, Syracuse, IN, 46567
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3 hr 15 mins
Elkhart Metro Area
21 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
2 hr 16 mins
South Bend, IN
1 hr 5 mins
Albert G Lane Technical College Preparatory High School
2 hr 22 mins
Indiana University South Bend
59 mins
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Benton Township crime index is 32 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Benton Township.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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