Fort Benton, MT

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Fort Benton Profile


Overview

Fort Benton is a very small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 1,432 people and just one neighborhood, Fort Benton is the 55th largest community in Montana.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, Fort Benton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fort Benton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Benton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Benton who work in management occupations (14.39%), sales jobs (10.53%), and healthcare suport services (10.53%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Being a small city, Fort Benton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Fort Benton Demographics

In terms of college education, Fort Benton is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.71% of adults in Fort Benton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Fort Benton in 2018 was $24,980, which is middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,920 for a family of four. However, Fort Benton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Fort Benton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Benton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fort Benton include German, Irish, English, European, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Fort Benton is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Fort Benton, MT HOMES

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TYPE OF Fort Benton, MT HOMES

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SIZE OF Fort Benton, MT HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
    Fort Benton
    Montana

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Fort Benton VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Fort Benton Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MT* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Benton Lake School
17557 Bootlegger Trail
Floweree, MT 59440
PK-08
Big Sandy High School
398 First Ave
Big Sandy, MT 59520
09-12
Carter School
438 2nd Ave.
Carter, MT 59420
PK-08
Fort Benton 7-8 School
1820 Washington
Fort Benton, MT 59442
07-08
Fort Benton High School
1820 Washington
Fort Benton, MT 59442
09-12
Fort Benton School
1406 Franklin
Fort Benton, MT 59442
PK-06
Highwood High School
160 West Street South
Highwood, MT 59450
09-12
Highwood Middle School
160 West Street South
Highwood, MT 59450
06-08
Highwood School
160 West Street South
Highwood, MT 59450
PK-05
Knees School
4177 Beaver Slide Rd
Carter, MT 59420
PK-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 5 districts:

FORT BENTON ELEM


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Montana

(10 is best)

Better than of MT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.3% 29.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 32.3% 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.0% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
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Support Expenditures
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Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
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Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

FORT BENTON H S


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Montana

(10 is best)

Better than of MT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.8% 29.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.6% 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
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CARTER ELEM


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Montana

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 29.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
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Total Expenditures

BENTON LAKE ELEM


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Montana

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Better than ×% of MT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

No Data

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Better than ×% of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 29.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
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Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
Total Support
Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

KNEES ELEM


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Montana

(10 is best)

Better than of MT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 29.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
Total Support
Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

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