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   (County: Carver County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benton Township, Minnesota 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 Township, Minnesota)

Male:

Under 5 years : 24

5 to 9 years : 23

10 to 14 years : 13

15 to 17 years : 23

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 2

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 11

25 to 29 years : 47

30 to 34 years : 54

35 to 39 years : 11

40 to 44 years : 30

45 to 49 years : 55

50 to 54 years : 29

55 to 59 years : 33

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 21

65 and 66 years : 15

67 to 69 years : 5

70 to 74 years : 20

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 9 years : 11

10 to 14 years : 23

15 to 17 years : 36

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 3

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 21

25 to 29 years : 36

30 to 34 years : 26

35 to 39 years : 12

40 to 44 years : 23

45 to 49 years : 37

50 to 54 years : 30

55 to 59 years : 25

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 12

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 11

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 17

80 to 84 years : 12

85 years and over : 4


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 504

Multiple ancestry : 279

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 41


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 805

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 10

Not a U.S. citizen : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Total:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 17 years : 129

18 to 24 years : 55

25 to 34 years : 163

35 to 44 years : 76

45 to 54 years : 151

55 to 59 years : 58

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 33

65 to 74 years : 62

75 years and over : 36

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 17 years : 123

18 to 24 years : 51

25 to 34 years : 129

35 to 44 years : 67

45 to 54 years : 124

55 to 59 years : 55

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 30

65 to 74 years : 54

75 years and over : 36

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 9

45 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 8

75 years and over : 0

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

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 : 6

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 0

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


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 382

Female : 341

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 51

Female : 31

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 8

Female : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence : 698

Born in other state in the United States : 82

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 180

Now married, except separated : 393

Divorced : 20

Separated : 0

Widowed : 20

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 2

Now married, except separated : 62

Divorced : 14

Separated : 4

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 10

Now married, except separated : 9

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 756

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 7

German:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Benton Township, Minnesota

  • German: 643   (66.0%)
  • Norwegian: 64   (6.6%)
  • Swedish: 44   (4.5%)
  • Irish: 40   (4.1%)
  • Dutch: 33   (3.4%)
  • English: 26   (2.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 23   (2.4%)
  • Other Groups: 20   (2.1%)
  • Czech: 19   (2.0%)
  • Polish: 14   (1.4%)
  • Danish: 10   (1.0%)
  • Scottish: 9   (0.9%)
  • United States Or American: 6   (0.6%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.5%)
  • Scandinavian: 4   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Luxemburger: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Benton Township, Minnesota is 824



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Benton Township, Minnesota: 441
Female Population in Benton Township, Minnesota: 383


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benton Township, Minnesota: 39.4
Median Female Resident Age in Benton Township, Minnesota: 41.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Minnesota is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benton Township, Minnesota


White


Both sexes

45.4

Male

46.0

Female

44.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

13.5

Male

21.5

Female

5.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

45.5

Male

0.0

Female

45.5

Asian


Both sexes

27.0

Male

13.5

Female

27.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

12.0

Male

11.5

Female

12.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.5

Male

23.5

Female

12.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.0

Male

28.5

Female

12.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.6

Male

46.8

Female

45.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Benton Township, Minnesota


  • White: 786
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 16
  • Asian: 4
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 18
  • Two or More Races: 0



(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 Township, Minnesota citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Benton Township, Minnesota

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 1   (0.34%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 21   (7.24%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (1.38%)
  • 10th Grade: 7   (2.41%)
  • 11th Grade: 3   (1.03%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 2   (0.69%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 133   (45.86%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 28   (9.66%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 28   (9.66%)
  • Associate Degree: 24   (8.28%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 22   (7.59%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (4.14%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (1.72%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 22   (7.67%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (3.14%)
  • 10th Grade: 2   (0.7%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (1.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 128   (44.6%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 23   (8.01%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 47   (16.38%)
  • Associate Degree: 24   (8.36%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 26   (9.06%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Schools (Private) In Benton Township, Minnesota

  • Zion Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 14735 County Road 153, Cologne, MN 55322, Phone: (952) 466-3379, Students: 79 )

  • St Bernard Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 300 Church Street E, Cologne, MN 55322, Phone: (952) 466-5917, Students: 54 )



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Benton Township, Minnesota 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 Township, Minnesota.

Area Features of Benton Township, Minnesota


Airport


(1) Empire Farm Strip Airport  

Building


(1) Cologne City Hall   (2) Cologne Fire Department  

Canal


(1) County Ditch Number Six   (2) County Ditch Number Two And Three  

Cemetery


(1) Cologne United Methodist Cemetery   (2) Saint Bernard Cemetery   (3) Saint John S United Church Of Christ Cemetery   (4) West Union Lutheran Church Cemetary   (5) Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery  

Church


(1) Saint Bernard Catholic Church   (2) Saint Johns Church   (3) West Union Church   (4) Zion Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Cologne   (2) Township Of Benton  

Lake


(1) Benton Lake   (2) Maria Lake   (3) Meuwissen Lake   (4) Miller Lake   (5) Winkler Lake  

Locale


(1) Bongards   (2) Cologne  

Park


(1) Schneewind State Wildlife Management Area  

Populated Place


(1) Benton   (2) Bongards   (3) Cologne   (4) Gotha  

Post Office


(1) Benton Post Office Historical   (2) Bongards Post Office Historical   (3) Cologne Post Office   (4) Gotha Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Saint Bernard Catholic School   (2) Saint Bernard School   (3) School Number 104   (4) Zion Lutheran School  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Benton Township, Minnesota

55322 (pop. 2,754)


Cities Nearby Benton Township, Minnesota

Cologne City, MN  (pop. 1,421) 1.6 Miles
Dahlgren Township, MN  (pop. 1,500) 5.0 Miles
Hancock Township, MN  (pop. 371) 5.1 Miles
Waconia Township, MN  (pop. 1,414) 5.2 Miles
Norwood Young America City, MN  (pop. 3,593) 5.2 Miles
Waconia City, MN  (pop. 9,661) 5.7 Miles
Young America Township, MN  (pop. 894) 6.5 Miles
San Francisco Township, MN  (pop. 916) 6.6 Miles
Laketown Township, MN  (pop. 1,975) 7.5 Miles
Faxon Township, MN  (pop. 559) 7.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Benton Township, Minnesota

952



Elevation in Benton Township, Minnesota is 906.0 ft. (276.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Benton Township, Minnesota

Lat: 44.767095 N        Long: -93.814616 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Benton Township, Minnesota 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 Minnesota

    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 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
  Total Electric Industry 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Benton Township, Minnesota

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 19   (4.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 27   (6.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 18   (4.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 54   (12.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 39   (8.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 71   (15.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 93   (20.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 37   (8.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 15   (3.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 12   (2.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 9   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 31   (6.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 23   (5.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 383

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 59

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 : 18

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 : 22

Other means : 5

Worked at home : 32


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Less than 5 minutes : 30

5 to 9 minutes : 34

10 to 14 minutes : 76

15 to 19 minutes : 78

20 to 24 minutes : 43

25 to 29 minutes : 40

30 to 34 minutes : 42

35 to 39 minutes : 28

40 to 44 minutes : 38

45 to 59 minutes : 43

60 to 89 minutes : 35

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

With Social Security income : 76

No Social Security income : 247


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

With retirement income : 33

No retirement income : 290


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 8

$40,000 to $44,999 : 8

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 31

$60,000 to $74,999 : 27

$75,000 to $99,999 : 69

$100,000 to $124,999 : 35

$125,000 to $149,999 : 16

$150,000 to $199,999 : 29

$200,000 or more : 17


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $83,611


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Benton Township, Minnesota

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50.0 kW; Prior Lake, MN; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • NEW (1200 AM; 1.4 kW; Chaska, MN; Owner: Langer Broadcasting Group, Llc)
  • NEW (1200 AM; 1.4 kW; Shakopee, MN; Owner: Langer Broadcasting Group, Llc)
  • KDUZ (1260 AM; 1.0 kW; Hutchinson, MN; Owner: Iowa City Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5.0 kW; Edina, MN; Owner: Sca License Corporation)
  • WLOL (1330 AM; 9.7 kW; Savage, MN; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)
  • KCHK (1350 AM; 0.5 kW; Heidelberg, MN; Owner: Ingstad Brothers Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KRWC (1360 AM; 0.5 kW; Maple Lake, MN; Owner: Donnell, Inc.)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5.0 kW; Crystal, MN; Owner: Rd Minneapolis Assets, Llc)
  • KQSP (1530 AM; 8.6 kW; Chanhassen, MN; Owner: Broadcast One, Inc.)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 3.8 kW; Edina, MN; Owner: Common Ground Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KFXN (690 AM; 0.5 kW; Crystal, MN; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • KTNF (950 AM; 1.0 kW; Eden Prairie, MN; Owner: Jr Broadcasting Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Benton Township, Minnesota

  • WGVX (105.1 FM; Apple Valley, MN; Owner: Radio License Holding Iii, Llc)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; Eden Prairie, MN; Owner: Radio License Holding Iii, Llc)
  • KDXL (106.5 FM; Edina, MN; Owner: Independent School District #283)
  • KUOM-FM (106.5 FM; Edina, MN; Owner: Regents Of The University Of Minnesota)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Hamburg, MN; Owner: Crown College)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Glencoe, MN; Owner: Nassuna Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Hutchinson, MN; Owner: We Have This Hope Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Le Sueur, MN; Owner: Interactive Ministry)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Henderson, MN; Owner: Refuge Media Group)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Saint Peter, MN; Owner: Shining Light Ministries)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Gaylord, MN; Owner: Southern Minnesota Catholic Radio)
  • KRDS-FM (95.5 FM; Montgomery, MN; Owner: Ingstad Brothers Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; Mayer, MN; Owner: Northern Lights Broadcasting, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Benton Township, Minnesota

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 82  (28.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 15  (5.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 42  (14.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 11  (3.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 54  (18.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 66  (28.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 39  (16.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 99  (41.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (1.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 133 Farms In Benton Township, Minnesota


(updated 2008)



Banks In Benton Township, Minnesota

Kleinbank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.6m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 20

Security Bank & Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $445.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 15

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Benton Township, Minnesota

  • Flying Cloud


    (about 17.9 miles in Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Airport Code: FCM)

  • Minneapolis-St Paul International


    (about 30.4 miles in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Airport Code: MSP)

  • Crystal


    (about 30.4 miles in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota; Airport Code: MIC)

  • Minneapolis Heliport


    (about 30.6 miles in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Airport Code: JDT)

  • Mankato Regional


    (about 37.9 miles in Madison Lake, Minnesota; Airport Code: MKT)

  • St. Paul Downtown Holman Field


    (about 38.7 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • St. Paul Downtown


    (about 38.7 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • South St. Paul Municipal


    (about 38.8 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

  • South St. Paul Municipal-Richard E. Fleming Field


    (about 38.8 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

  • Downtown Heliport


    (about 42.7 miles in Mankato, Minnesota; Airport Code: JMN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Benton Township, Minnesota

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

72.41%

Carpooled

10.15%

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

3.07%

Other Means

0.77%

Worked At Home

13.60%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Benton Township, Minnesota, 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 Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 231

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 39

Female householder, no husband present : 0

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 50

Householder not living alone : 3


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

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 : 3

All other households : 320


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 200

Renter-occupied housing units : 31

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 22

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 37

Renter-occupied housing units : 16


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 20

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 14

$40,000 to $44,999 : 8

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 31

$60,000 to $74,999 : 34

$75,000 to $99,999 : 69

$100,000 to $124,999 : 35

$125,000 to $149,999 : 16

$150,000 to $199,999 : 29

$200,000 or more : 17


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Total : 323


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Occupied : 323

Vacant : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Median number of rooms : 8


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : 4

Built 2000 to 2004 : 11

Built 1990 to 1999 : 26

Built 1980 to 1989 : 58

Built 1970 to 1979 : 20

Built 1960 to 1969 : 38

Built 1950 to 1959 : 18

Built 1940 to 1949 : 19

Built 1939 or earlier : 129


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Utility gas : 22

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 198

Electricity : 21

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 51

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 7

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 24

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 8

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 9

$125,000 to $149,999 : 16

$150,000 to $174,999 : 11

$175,000 to $199,999 : 14

$200,000 to $249,999 : 38

$250,000 to $299,999 : 18

$300,000 to $399,999 : 68

$400,000 to $499,999 : 40

$500,000 to $749,999 : 18

$750,000 to $999,999 : 5

$1,000,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

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 : 7

Home equity loan only : 52

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 98

Housing units without a mortgage : 97


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Benton Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $450,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $375,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $319,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $275,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $310,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $237,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $335,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $262,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Benton Township, Minnesota: 76.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Minnesota: 64.6%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Benton Township, Minnesota

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 34 34 $3,143,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

34 34 $3,143,000
2000        
  Single Family 23 23 $2,243,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

23 23 $2,243,000
2001        
  Single Family 8 8 $788,000
  Two Family 1 2 $280,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $480,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 14 $1,548,000
2002        
  Single Family 5 5 $781,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $781,000
2003        
  Single Family 21 21 $3,792,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $3,792,000
2004        
  Single Family 25 25 $4,866,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $4,866,000
2005        
  Single Family 46 46 $8,516,302
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

46 46 $8,516,302
2006        
  Single Family 19 19 $4,514,995
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 19 $4,514,995


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Benton Township, MN): $62,574
Median Household Income In 2000 (Minnesota): $47,111


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Benton Township): $171,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Minnesota): $118,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Benton Township): $560
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Minnesota): $566


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Benton Township, Minnesota

Utility Gas: 16.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 59.1%
Electricity: 5.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 11.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 7.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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 Township, Minnesota are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Benton Township, Minnesota

Ridgeview Home Care Services


     Address: 500 South Maple Street, Waconia, Minnesota 55387
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/29/1984

Sibley Medical Cntr Home Care


     Address: 601 West Chandler, Arlington, Minnesota 55307
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 10/12/1994

Queen Of Peace Hospital Hha


     Address: 301 Second Street Northeast, New Prague, Minnesota 56071
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 10/5/1983

Caregivers Network Mpls Inc


     Address: 10709 Wayzata Boulevard, Minnetonka, Minnesota 55305
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/11/1985

Sibley County Public Health Dp


     Address: 111 Eighth Street, Gaylord, Minnesota 55334
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 4/8/1976

Hospitals Close To Benton Township, Minnesota

Ridgeview Medical Center


     Address: 500 S Maple St, Waconia, Minnesota 55387
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Francis Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1455 St Francis Ave, Shakopee, Minnesota 55379
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Glencoe Regional Health Services


     Address: 1805 Hennepin Avenue North, Glencoe, Minnesota 55336
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Minnesota Valley Health Center Inc


     Address: 621 South Fourth Street, Le Sueur, Minnesota 56058
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Queen Of Peace Hospital


     Address: 301 2nd Street Northeast, New Prague, Minnesota 56071
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Benton Township, Minnesota

Good Samaritan Society - Waconia And Westview Acre


     Address: 333 West Fifth Street, Waconia, Minnesota 55387
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Auburn West


     Address: 232 South Elm Street, Waconia, Minnesota 55387
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 29
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Lutheran Home


     Address: 611 West Main Street, Belle Plaine, Minnesota 56011
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 113
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Auburn Manor


     Address: 501 Oak Street, Chaska, Minnesota 55318
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Shakopee Friendship Manor


     Address: 1340 Third Avenue West, Shakopee, Minnesota 55379
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 74
     Percent Occupied: 93%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Benton Township, Minnesota

Name: Monticello
Address: 2807 West Highway 75; Monticello, MN 55362
Distance: 35 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Benton Township, Minnesota

    Retired Workers: 255
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 30
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



Carver County, Minnesota Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 36.24%
  • Bush & Cheney 62.78%
  • Other 0.98%



(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 Township, Minnesota citizens.

Relocation to Carver County, MN

10.23 % of Carver County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $64,455

Minnesota Average 7.79 %

0.04 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $37,333

Minnesota Average 0.13 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Carver County, MN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Hennepin County , MN 4.66 % ($64,675 AGI )
  • Scott County , MN 0.81 % ($49,615 AGI )
  • Dakota County , MN 0.53 % ($60,323 AGI )

Relocation away from Carver County, MN

8.62 % of Carver County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $72,724

Minnesota Average 7.84 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $94,000

Minnesota Average 0.05 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Carver County, MN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Hennepin County , MN 2.92 % ($89,556 AGI )
  • Scott County , MN 1.07 % ($46,664 AGI )
  • Mcleod County , MN 0.44 % ($39,397 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Minnesota

Low Bracket: $21,800 (5.35%)
High Bracket: $71,591 (7.85%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Minnesota

6.50%


(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 Township, Minnesota 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 Township, Minnesota directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Minnesota

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15,819 13,885 14,097 20,336 14,714 15,875 16,207 16,948 17,541 17,859


(updated 2014)



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