Benton is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,309 people and just one neighborhood, Benton is the 277th largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Benton is a blue-collar town, with 40.46% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Benton is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Benton who work in office and administrative support (13.70%), sales jobs (7.83%) and management occupations (6.69%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Benton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Benton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Benton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Benton may be for you.
Being a small town, Benton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.