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   (County: Bossier Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benton Town, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 90

5 to 9 years : 143

10 to 14 years : 73

15 to 17 years : 62

18 and 19 years : 47

20 years : 14

21 years : 49

22 to 24 years : 130

25 to 29 years : 99

30 to 34 years : 90

35 to 39 years : 40

40 to 44 years : 73

45 to 49 years : 96

50 to 54 years : 87

55 to 59 years : 34

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 44

65 and 66 years : 27

67 to 69 years : 38

70 to 74 years : 13

75 to 79 years : 41

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 22

Female:

Under 5 years : 163

5 to 9 years : 84

10 to 14 years : 93

15 to 17 years : 84

18 and 19 years : 25

20 years : 0

21 years : 33

22 to 24 years : 56

25 to 29 years : 169

30 to 34 years : 57

35 to 39 years : 130

40 to 44 years : 61

45 to 49 years : 53

50 to 54 years : 88

55 to 59 years : 122

60 and 61 years : 53

62 to 64 years : 36

65 and 66 years : 36

67 to 69 years : 40

70 to 74 years : 30

75 to 79 years : 26

80 to 84 years : 12

85 years and over : 29


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,208

Multiple ancestry : 287

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 65

Ancestry not reported : 289


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,796

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 8

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 21

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 7

Not a U.S. citizen : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 253

5 to 17 years : 539

18 to 24 years : 354

25 to 34 years : 415

35 to 44 years : 304

45 to 54 years : 324

55 to 59 years : 156

60 and 61 years : 110

62 to 64 years : 80

65 to 74 years : 184

75 years and over : 130

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 184

5 to 17 years : 456

18 to 24 years : 255

25 to 34 years : 310

35 to 44 years : 205

45 to 54 years : 193

55 to 59 years : 100

60 and 61 years : 70

62 to 64 years : 80

65 to 74 years : 152

75 years and over : 110

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 69

5 to 17 years : 83

18 to 24 years : 78

25 to 34 years : 105

35 to 44 years : 86

45 to 54 years : 119

55 to 59 years : 56

60 and 61 years : 40

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 32

75 years and over : 13

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 21

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 8

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 12

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 7


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,020

Female : 1,095

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 336

Female : 345

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 8

Female : 21

Foreign born:

Male : 5

Female : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 875

Born in other state in the United States : 591

Native: born outside the United States : 21

Foreign born : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 471

Now married, except separated : 635

Divorced : 198

Separated : 126

Widowed : 155

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 127

Now married, except separated : 344

Divorced : 88

Separated : 0

Widowed : 6

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 21

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 24

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 2,547

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 7

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 7


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Benton Town, Louisiana

  • Other Groups: 902   (49.9%)
  • United States Or American: 304   (16.8%)
  • Irish: 153   (8.5%)
  • German: 113   (6.3%)
  • English: 97   (5.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 60   (3.3%)
  • Italian: 40   (2.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 22   (1.2%)
  • French Canadian: 17   (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 16   (0.9%)
  • Subsaharan African: 15   (0.8%)
  • British: 14   (0.8%)
  • Greek: 10   (0.6%)
  • Scottish: 9   (0.5%)
  • Portuguese: 9   (0.5%)
  • European: 7   (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 3   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 3   (0.2%)
  • Celtic: 2   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 2   (0.1%)
  • Polish: 2   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 2   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Benton Town, Louisiana is 2,849



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Benton Town, Louisiana: 1,369
Female Population in Benton Town, Louisiana: 1,480


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benton Town, Louisiana: 28.6
Median Female Resident Age in Benton Town, Louisiana: 32.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benton Town, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

35.4

Male

34.3

Female

35.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

39.0

Male

34.5

Female

41.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

33.5

Male

9.5

Female

47.0

Asian


Both sexes

43.0

Male

30.0

Female

50.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

24.5

Male

23.5

Female

25.5

Other


Both sexes

40.0

Male

36.0

Female

45.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

29.5

Male

42.5

Female

29.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

35.0

Male

37.5

Female

33.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

35.5

Male

33.9

Female

36.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Benton Town, Louisiana


  • White: 1,492
  • African American: 1,290
  • American Indian: 10
  • Asian: 19
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 38



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Benton Town, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Benton Town, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.54%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (0.54%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 20   (3.59%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 23   (4.13%)
  • 9th Grade: 16   (2.87%)
  • 10th Grade: 31   (5.57%)
  • 11th Grade: 37   (6.64%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (2.69%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 207   (37.16%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 45   (8.08%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 96   (17.24%)
  • Associate Degree: 19   (3.41%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 29   (5.21%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (2.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 1   (0.18%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 12   (1.73%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.58%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 21   (3.03%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 18   (2.59%)
  • 9th Grade: 17   (2.45%)
  • 10th Grade: 40   (5.76%)
  • 11th Grade: 52   (7.49%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 28   (4.03%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 260   (37.46%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 42   (6.05%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 101   (14.55%)
  • Associate Degree: 29   (4.18%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 48   (6.92%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (1.73%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (1.44%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Benton Town, Louisiana

  • Bossier Parish School Board


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 2000, Benton, LA 71006, Phone: (318) 549-5000, Students: 19,202 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Benton Town, Louisiana

  • Benton Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: 562 Highway 162, Benton, LA 71006, Phone: (318) 549-5170, Students: 779 )

  • Benton Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 6140 Highway 3, Benton, LA 71006, Phone: (318) 549-5310, Students: 713 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Benton Town, Louisiana

  • Benton High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 6136 Highway 3, Benton, LA 71006, Phone: (318) 549-5240, Students: 640 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Benton Town, Louisiana

  • Benton Branch


    115 Courthouse Drive, Benton, LA 71006

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Benton Town, Louisiana


  • Benton Athletic Memorial Museum Inc


    1106 Military Rd, Benton, AR 72015

  • Cypress Black Bayou Zoological Association Garden Inc


    135 Cypress Park Dr, Benton, LA 71006

  • Franklin County Grge 1910 Musm


    211 N Main St, Benton, IL 62812
    http://www.bentonwestcity.com

  • Franklin County Historic Preservation Society


    Po Box 399, Benton, IL 62812

  • Gann Museum Of Saline County


    Po Box 1923, Benton, AR 72015

  • Nancy Ward-cherokee Foundation


    Po Box 893, Benton, TN 37307

  • Polk County Historical & Genealogical Society


    Po Box 636, Benton, TN 37307

  • Saline County History Heritage Society


    Po Box 1712, Benton, AR 72015

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Benton Town, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Benton Town, Louisiana.

Area Features of Benton Town, Louisiana


Building


(1) Benton Fire District 4 Station 1   (2) Benton Fire District 4 Station 4   (3) Benton Fire District 4 Station 5   (4) Benton Fire District 4 Station 6   (5) Benton Police Department   (6) Ivan Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Benton Community Club Cemetery   (2) Dove Dale Cemetery   (3) Graham Cemetery   (4) Macedonia Cemetery   (5) Old Red River Cemetery   (6) Pilgrim Home Cemetery   (7) Pilkinton Cemetery   (8) Player Cemetery   (9) Raymond Cemetery   (10) Sibley Cemetery  

Church


(1) Aimwell Church   (2) Belcher Chapel   (3) Calvary Church   (4) Friendship Church   (5) Galilee Church   (6) Longview Church   (7) New Bethel Church   (8) New Bethel Number 1 Church   (9) New Light Church   (10) North Calvary Tabernacle   (11) Pilgrim Home Baptist Church   (12) Red River Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) Bossier Parish   (2) Parish Governing Authority District 3   (3) Parish Governing Authority District 4   (4) Town Of Benton  

Dam


(1) Linton Lake Dam  

Locale


(1) Bundytown Historical  

Oilfield


(1) Benton Oil And Gas Field  

Populated Place


(1) Alden Bridge   (2) Barso   (3) Benton   (4) Hughes   (5) Linton   (6) Midway   (7) Rocky Mount  

Post Office


(1) Benton Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Cypress Bayou Reservoir  

School


(1) Benton Elementary School   (2) Longview School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bodcau Creek   (2) Brushy Branch   (3) Caney Creek   (4) Collinsburg Creek   (5) Crossway Slu   (6) Dry Cypress Bayou   (7) Kent Branch   (8) Little Caney Bayou   (9) Little Cypress Bayou   (10) Tidwell Branch   (11) White Oak Bayou   (12) Young Branch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Benton Town, Louisiana

71006 (pop. 9,658)


Cities Nearby Benton Town, Louisiana

Belcher Village, LA  (pop. 189) 6.7 Miles
Gilliam Village, LA  (pop. 210) 11.0 Miles
Blanchard Town, LA  (pop. 2,511) 11.3 Miles
Red Chute Cdp, LA  (pop. 5,535) 11.8 Miles
Bossier City City, LA  (pop. 65,107) 12.6 Miles
Mooringsport Town, LA  (pop. 765) 12.9 Miles
Eastwood Cdp, LA  (pop. 3,763) 13.8 Miles
Oil City Town, LA  (pop. 714) 14.0 Miles
Plain Dealing Town, LA  (pop. 1,249) 14.8 Miles
Hosston Village, LA  (pop. 364) 15.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Benton Town, Louisiana

318



Elevation in Benton Town, Louisiana is 230.0 ft. (70.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Benton Town, Louisiana

Lat: 32.694607 N        Long: -93.740595 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Benton Town, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Benton Town, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 27   (3.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 29   (3.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 33   (4.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 84   (10.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 97   (12.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 169   (21.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 126   (16.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 44   (5.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 14   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 16   (2.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 15   (1.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 71   (9.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 58   (7.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,106

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 42

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 26

Other means : 14

Worked at home : 62


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 104

5 to 9 minutes : 98

10 to 14 minutes : 82

15 to 19 minutes : 222

20 to 24 minutes : 221

25 to 29 minutes : 127

30 to 34 minutes : 192

35 to 39 minutes : 23

40 to 44 minutes : 6

45 to 59 minutes : 76

60 to 89 minutes : 28

90 or more minutes : 9


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 275

No Social Security income : 877


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 300

No retirement income : 852


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 42

$10,000 to $14,999 : 36

$15,000 to $19,999 : 60

$20,000 to $24,999 : 18

$25,000 to $29,999 : 37

$30,000 to $34,999 : 85

$35,000 to $39,999 : 82

$40,000 to $44,999 : 58

$45,000 to $49,999 : 43

$50,000 to $59,999 : 36

$60,000 to $74,999 : 55

$75,000 to $99,999 : 160

$100,000 to $124,999 : 5

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 22

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $41,464


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Benton Town, Louisiana

  • NEW (1020 AM; 5.0 kW; Blanchard, LA; Owner: Word Of Life Ministries, Inc.)
  • KBCL (1070 AM; 0.25 kW; Bossier City, LA; Owner: Barnabas Center Ministries)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50.0 kW; Belcher, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Shreveport License, Llc)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50.0 kW; Belcher, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Shreveport License, Llc)
  • KASO (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Minden, LA; Owner: Greenwood Acres Baptist Church)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5.0 kW; Shreveport, LA; Owner: Amistad Communications, Inc.)
  • KRMD (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Shreveport, LA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KBSF (1460 AM; 1.0 kW; Springhill, LA; Owner: Metropolitan Radio Group, Inc.)
  • KIOU (1480 AM; 1.0 kW; Bossier City, LA; Owner: Metropolitan Radio Group, Inc.)
  • NEW (1550 AM; 2.5 kW; Blanchard, LA; Owner: Word Of Life Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (1550 AM; 1.0 kW; Mooringsport, LA; Owner: Word Of Life Ministries, Inc.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50.0 kW; Belcher, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Shreveport License, Llc)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5.0 kW; Shreveport, LA; Owner: Access.1 Louisiana Holding Company Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Benton Town, Louisiana

  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; Mooringsport, LA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KDKS-FM (102.1 FM; Blanchard, LA; Owner: Access.1 Louisiana Holding Company Llc)
  • KVMA-FM (102.9 FM; Shreveport, LA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KBTT (103.7 FM; Haughton, LA; Owner: Access.1 Louisiana Holding Company Llc)
  • KNCB-FM (105.3 FM; Hosston, LA; Owner: North Caddo Broadcasting Company)
  • KYLA (106.7 FM; Minden, LA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • 960814MD (88.5 FM; Benton, LA; Owner: Ed Radio Foundation Of E Tx Inc)
  • KDAQ (89.9 FM; Mooringsport, LA; Owner: Bd Supervisors,)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Sibley, LA; Owner: Family Life Educational Foundation)
  • KSCL (91.3 FM; Shreveport, LA; Owner: Centenary College Of Louisiana)
  • KSYR (92.1 FM; Bossier City, LA; Owner: Access.1 Louisiana Holding Company Llc)
  • KTKC (92.9 FM; Springhill, LA; Owner: Metropolitan Radio Group, Inc.)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; Mooringsport, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Shreveport License, Llc)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; Mooringsport, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Shreveport License, Llc)
  • KLKL (95.7 FM; Haughton, LA; Owner: Access.1 Louisiana Holding Company Llc)
  • KQHN (97.3 FM; Shreveport, LA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KMJJ-FM (99.7 FM; Shreveport, LA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KMJJ-FM (99.7 FM; Shreveport, LA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Benton Town, Louisiana

  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; Mooringsport, LA; Owner: Ksla License Subsidiary, Llc)
  • KPXJ (Channel 21; Minden, LA; Owner: Minden Television Company, Llc)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; Mooringsport, LA; Owner: Louisiana Educational Television Authority)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; Mooringsport, LA; Owner: Ktbs, Inc.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; Mooringsport, LA; Owner: Comcorp Of Texas License Corp.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; Mooringsport, LA; Owner: White Knight Broadcasting Of Shreveport License Corp.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Benton Town, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 62  (15.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 74  (18.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 31  (7.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 103  (25.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 102  (25.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 104  (26.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 160  (40.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 111 Farms In Benton Town, Louisiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Benton Town, Louisiana

Bank Of Ringgold - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $65.2k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 3

First Guaranty Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 23

First National Bank Of Benton - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $51.5k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Benton Town, Louisiana

  • Shreveport Downtown


    (about 10.7 miles in Shreveport, Louisiana; Airport Code: DTN)

  • Barksdale AFB


    (about 14.1 miles in Bossier City, Louisiana; Airport Code: BAD)

  • Shreveport Regional


    (about 17.8 miles in Shreveport, Louisiana; Airport Code: SHV)

  • Harrison County


    (about 35.1 miles in Marshall, Texas; Airport Code: ASL)

  • Texarkana Muni/Webb Field


    (about 54.6 miles in Texarkana, Arkansas; Airport Code: TXK)

  • Texarkana Regional-Webb Field


    (about 54.6 miles in Texarkana, Arkansas; Airport Code: TXK)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Benton Town, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.93%

Carpooled

12.77%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.40%

Other Means

1.14%

Worked At Home

0.76%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Benton Town, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 486

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 49

Female householder, no husband present : 226

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 331

Householder not living alone : 60


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 47

All other households : 1,105


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 415

Renter-occupied housing units : 71

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 35

Renter-occupied housing units : 14

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 131

Renter-occupied housing units : 95

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 183

Renter-occupied housing units : 208


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 181

$10,000 to $14,999 : 104

$15,000 to $19,999 : 77

$20,000 to $24,999 : 54

$25,000 to $29,999 : 40

$30,000 to $34,999 : 94

$35,000 to $39,999 : 99

$40,000 to $44,999 : 66

$45,000 to $49,999 : 52

$50,000 to $59,999 : 91

$60,000 to $74,999 : 70

$75,000 to $99,999 : 163

$100,000 to $124,999 : 8

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Total : 1,218


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Occupied : 1,152

Vacant : 66


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 18

Built 1990 to 1999 : 157

Built 1980 to 1989 : 235

Built 1970 to 1979 : 163

Built 1960 to 1969 : 211

Built 1950 to 1959 : 213

Built 1940 to 1949 : 118

Built 1939 or earlier : 103


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 657

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 10

Electricity : 485

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 18

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 54

$35,000 to $39,999 : 10

$40,000 to $49,999 : 37

$50,000 to $59,999 : 48

$60,000 to $69,999 : 94

$70,000 to $79,999 : 64

$80,000 to $89,999 : 118

$90,000 to $99,999 : 67

$100,000 to $124,999 : 38

$125,000 to $149,999 : 66

$150,000 to $174,999 : 28

$175,000 to $199,999 : 45

$200,000 to $249,999 : 15

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 20


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 55

Home equity loan only : 58

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 5

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 443

Housing units without a mortgage : 203


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Benton Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $89,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $86,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $65,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $67,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $72,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $86,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $85,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Benton Town, Louisiana: 64.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Benton Town, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 215 215 $25,347,857
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

215 215 $25,347,857
2000        
  Single Family 190 190 $23,277,622
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

190 190 $23,277,622
2001        
  Single Family 213 213 $26,173,866
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

213 213 $26,173,866
2002        
  Single Family 240 240 $33,557,333
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

240 240 $33,557,333
2003        
  Single Family 321 321 $54,258,331
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

321 321 $54,258,331
2004        
  Single Family 366 366 $61,714,222
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

366 366 $61,714,222
2005        
  Single Family 482 482 $54,390,982
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

482 482 $54,390,982
2006        
  Single Family 510 510 $74,709,027
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

510 510 $74,709,027


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Benton Town, LA): $25,708
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Benton Town): $56,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Benton Town): $383
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Benton Town, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 66.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.2%
Electricity: 30.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Benton Town, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Benton Town, Louisiana

Ark La Tex Home Health, Inc.


     Address: 2090 Stockwell Road, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/19/1989

Medistar Home Health Shreveport - Bossier


     Address: 21103 A Old Minden Road, Bossier City, Louisiana 71112
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/9/1988

Smart Health Care


     Address: 6130 Fairfield Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana 71106
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/1/1995

Hme Hlth Dept Willis Knighton


     Address: 3300 Albert Bicknell Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/15/1979

United Home Health Care Of Shreveport


     Address: 9400 Village Green Dr., Shreveport, Louisiana 71115
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/24/1984

Hospitals Close To Benton Town, Louisiana

Willis Knighton Bossier Health Center


     Address: 2400 Hospital Dr, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Bossier Specialty Hospital


     Address: 2105 Airline Drive, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Christus Schumpert Health System


     Address: One St Mary Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

"lsu Health Sciences Center, Shreveport"


     Address: 1541 Kings Highway, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Willis Knighton Medical Center


     Address: 2600 Greenwood Road, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Benton Town, Louisiana

Garden Court Nursing Center


     Address: 4405 Airline Drive, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Heritage Manor Of Bossier


     Address: 2575 Airline Drive, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Cypress Point Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 2901 Douglas Street, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 48%

Riverview Care Center


     Address: 4820 Medical Drive, Bossier City, Louisiana 71112
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Pilgrim Manor Guest Care Ctr Llc


     Address: 1524 Doctors Drive, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
     Ownership: For Profit - Limited Liability Company
     Number of Residents: 130
     Percent Occupied: 73%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Benton Town, Louisiana

Name: Grand Gulf
Address: PO Box 756; Port Gibson, MS 39150
Distance: 167 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Benton Town, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 1,160
    Disabled Workers: 195
    Widowers Workers: 170
    Spouses Workers: 120
    Children Workers: 150


(updated 2007)



Bossier Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 28.84%
  • Bush & Cheney 70.34%
  • Other 0.81%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Benton Town, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Bossier Parish, LA

12.03 % of Bossier Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,296

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

0.34 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $37,038

Louisiana Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Bossier Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Caddo Parish , LA 4.43 % ($36,440 AGI )
  • Orleans Parish , LA 0.52 % ($24,281 AGI )
  • Webster Parish , LA 0.47 % ($34,856 AGI )

Relocation away from Bossier Parish, LA

11.00 % of Bossier Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,318

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

0.39 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,224

Louisiana Average 0.08 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Bossier Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Caddo Parish , LA 4.49 % ($29,307 AGI )
  • Webster Parish , LA 0.38 % ($29,727 AGI )
  • De Soto Parish , LA 0.16 % ($33,541 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Benton Town, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Benton Town, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



Jails in Benton Town, Louisiana


  • Bossier Parish


    P.o. Box 850, Benton, LA 71006
    Capacity: 544
    Confined: 1060
    Avg. Population: 1050
    Year Built: 2005


(updated 2006)



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