Benton, KY
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Benton is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 4,357 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Benton is the 98th largest community in Kentucky.

Benton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Benton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Benton who work in sales jobs (14.55%), teaching (13.28%), and healthcare (7.68%).

Benton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Benton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.05% of the adults in Benton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Benton in 2010 was $22,216, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,864 for a family of four. However, Benton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Benton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Benton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Benton include English, German, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Benton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.

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