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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benton Township, Missouri 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, Missouri)

Male:

Under 5 years : 569

5 to 9 years : 452

10 to 14 years : 375

15 to 17 years : 230

18 and 19 years : 844

20 years : 605

21 years : 612

22 to 24 years : 1,062

25 to 29 years : 355

30 to 34 years : 344

35 to 39 years : 384

40 to 44 years : 440

45 to 49 years : 451

50 to 54 years : 449

55 to 59 years : 387

60 and 61 years : 90

62 to 64 years : 194

65 and 66 years : 122

67 to 69 years : 46

70 to 74 years : 234

75 to 79 years : 113

80 to 84 years : 126

85 years and over : 127

Female:

Under 5 years : 463

5 to 9 years : 313

10 to 14 years : 531

15 to 17 years : 250

18 and 19 years : 1,404

20 years : 643

21 years : 820

22 to 24 years : 1,190

25 to 29 years : 473

30 to 34 years : 391

35 to 39 years : 436

40 to 44 years : 345

45 to 49 years : 520

50 to 54 years : 562

55 to 59 years : 430

60 and 61 years : 158

62 to 64 years : 135

65 and 66 years : 155

67 to 69 years : 142

70 to 74 years : 242

75 to 79 years : 216

80 to 84 years : 290

85 years and over : 320


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 9,496

Multiple ancestry : 6,415

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 343

Ancestry not reported : 2,786


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 18,424

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 15

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 161

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 114

Not a U.S. citizen : 326


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,032

5 to 17 years : 2,151

18 to 24 years : 7,180

25 to 34 years : 1,563

35 to 44 years : 1,605

45 to 54 years : 1,982

55 to 59 years : 817

60 and 61 years : 248

62 to 64 years : 329

65 to 74 years : 941

75 years and over : 1,192

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 887

5 to 17 years : 1,505

18 to 24 years : 4,454

25 to 34 years : 869

35 to 44 years : 1,032

45 to 54 years : 1,074

55 to 59 years : 525

60 and 61 years : 184

62 to 64 years : 239

65 to 74 years : 552

75 years and over : 1,007

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 145

5 to 17 years : 630

18 to 24 years : 2,395

25 to 34 years : 622

35 to 44 years : 496

45 to 54 years : 822

55 to 59 years : 292

60 and 61 years : 45

62 to 64 years : 90

65 to 74 years : 389

75 years and over : 170

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 48

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 58

45 to 54 years : 49

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 15

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 16

18 to 24 years : 283

25 to 34 years : 66

35 to 44 years : 19

45 to 54 years : 37

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,807

Female : 6,521

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,617

Female : 3,479

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 96

Female : 80

Foreign born:

Male : 91

Female : 349


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Born in state of residence : 11,914

Born in other state in the United States : 5,739

Native: born outside the United States : 133

Foreign born : 240


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 5,047

Now married, except separated : 3,593

Divorced : 771

Separated : 136

Widowed : 641

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 2,726

Now married, except separated : 2,206

Divorced : 383

Separated : 51

Widowed : 183

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 42

Now married, except separated : 64

Divorced : 26

Separated : 44

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 263

Now married, except separated : 154

Divorced : 7

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 17,301

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 188

Speak English less than "very well" : 18

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 86

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

German:

Speak English "very well" : 47

Speak English less than "very well" : 24

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 24

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 56

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Persian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 22

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 49

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 20

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Benton Township, Missouri

  • German: 4,979   (25.7%)
  • Irish: 2,826   (14.6%)
  • English: 2,368   (12.2%)
  • United States Or American: 1,983   (10.2%)
  • Other Groups: 1,966   (10.2%)
  • Italian: 646   (3.3%)
  • Scottish: 594   (3.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 582   (3.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 432   (2.2%)
  • Norwegian: 431   (2.2%)
  • Dutch: 409   (2.1%)
  • Swedish: 403   (2.1%)
  • Polish: 282   (1.5%)
  • Welsh: 174   (0.9%)
  • European: 151   (0.8%)
  • Greek: 94   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 80   (0.4%)
  • Croatian: 73   (0.4%)
  • Russian: 72   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 71   (0.4%)
  • British: 71   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 69   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 63   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 54   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 54   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 44   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 43   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 42   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 37   (0.2%)
  • Subsaharan African: 28   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 26   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 24   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 22   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 21   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 21   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 20   (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 16   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 10   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 9   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 9   (0.0%)
  • Eastern European: 8   (0.0%)
  • Portuguese: 7   (0.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 7   (0.0%)
  • Scandinavian: 7   (0.0%)
  • Icelander: 7   (0.0%)
  • Iranian: 4   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Benton Township, Missouri is 19,040



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Benton Township, Missouri: 8,611
Female Population in Benton Township, Missouri: 10,429


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benton Township, Missouri: 23.2
Median Female Resident Age in Benton Township, Missouri: 23.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Missouri is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benton Township, Missouri


White


Both sexes

26.0

Male

26.0

Female

25.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

21.1

Male

21.6

Female

20.7

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

34.2

Male

31.5

Female

34.5

Asian


Both sexes

21.9

Male

21.6

Female

22.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

20.5

Male

25.5

Female

19.5

Other


Both sexes

21.0

Male

21.2

Female

20.7

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.9

Male

20.3

Female

19.6

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.0

Male

21.5

Female

20.6

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.2

Male

26.2

Female

26.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Benton Township, Missouri


  • White: 18,026
  • African American: 317
  • American Indian: 36
  • Asian: 267
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 41
  • Two or More Races: 353



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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 21   (0.49%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (0.21%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 38   (0.89%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 178   (4.17%)
  • 9th Grade: 101   (2.37%)
  • 10th Grade: 93   (2.18%)
  • 11th Grade: 71   (1.66%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 75   (1.76%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,259   (29.51%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 236   (5.53%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 568   (13.31%)
  • Associate Degree: 106   (2.48%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 796   (18.65%)
  • Master's Degree: 258   (6.05%)
  • Professional School Degree: 209   (4.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 249   (5.84%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 29   (0.55%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (0.17%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (0.13%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 204   (3.9%)
  • 9th Grade: 124   (2.37%)
  • 10th Grade: 154   (2.95%)
  • 11th Grade: 144   (2.75%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 98   (1.87%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,505   (28.78%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 355   (6.79%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 688   (13.16%)
  • Associate Degree: 229   (4.38%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 983   (18.8%)
  • Master's Degree: 501   (9.58%)
  • Professional School Degree: 102   (1.95%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 97   (1.86%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Benton Township, Missouri

  • Kirksville R-iii


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1901 E Hamilton St, Kirksville, MO 63501, Phone: (660) 665-7774, Students: 2,495 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Benton Township, Missouri

  • Kirksville Primary


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 1815 E Hamilton, Kirksville, MO 63501, Phone: (660) 665-5691, Students: 629 )

  • Kirksville Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1515 S Cottage Grove, Kirksville, MO 63501, Phone: (660) 665-3793, Students: 552 )

  • Ray Miller Elem.


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 2010 E Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501, Phone: (660) 665-2834, Students: 522 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Benton Township, Missouri

  • Kirksville Sr. High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1300 S Cottage Grove, Kirksville, MO 63501, Phone: (660) 665-4631, Students: 793 )

  • Kirksville Area Tech. Ctr.


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1103 S Cottage Grove, Kirksville, MO 63501, Phone: (660) 665-2865, )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Benton Township, Missouri

  • Truman State University


    ( 4-year, Public, Student Population: 5,920; Location: 00 E Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501, Web: http://www.truman.edu )

  • A T Still University Of Health Sciences


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 2,880; Location: 00 W Jefferson, Kirksville, MO 63501, Web: http://www.atsu.edu )

  • Kirksville Area Technical Center


    ( < 2-year, Public, Student Population: 53; Location: 103 S Cottage Grove, Kirksville, MO 63501, )

  • Hair Academy 110


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 26; Location: 10 N Franklin, Kirksville, MO 63501, )

Largest Schools (Private) In Benton Township, Missouri

  • Mary Immaculate Elem School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 712 E Washington Street, Kirksville, MO 63501, Phone: (660) 665-1006, Students: 125 )

  • Life Church School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 112 W Potter Avenue, Kirksville, MO 63501, Phone: (660) 665-9599, Students: 57 )

  • Faith Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 1820 S Baltimore Street, Kirksville, MO 63501, Phone: (660) 665-8166, Students: 25 )

Academic Libraries In Benton Township, Missouri

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Benton Township, Missouri

  • Adair County Public Library


    One Library Lane, Kirksville, MO 63501

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Benton Township, Missouri


  • Sixteenth Century Journal Pub Inc


    Po Box 622, Kirksville, MO 63501

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Benton Township, Missouri


Airport


(1) Kcom-kohc Heliport  

Building


(1) Adair County Sheriff S Office   (2) Department Of Conservation Regional Fire Office Northeast   (3) Kirksville Fire Department   (4) Kirksville Police Department   (5) Kirksville Pumping Station Historical   (6) Southwestern Adair County Rural Fire District Station 1 Headquarters   (7) Southwestern Adair County Rural Fire District Station 2  

Cemetery


(1) Baden Springs Cemetery   (2) Bear Creek Cemetery   (3) Canaday Cemetery   (4) Collett Cemetery   (5) Forest-llewellyn Cemetery   (6) Hall Cemetery   (7) Highland Park Cemetery   (8) Indian Hill Cemetery   (9) Indian Hill Cemetery Historical   (10) Lutz Cemetery   (11) Maple Hill Cemetery   (12) Mount Moriah Cemetery   (13) Ownbey Cemetery   (14) Parcell Salisbury Cemetery   (15) Park View Memorial Gardens   (16) Pinkerton Cemetery   (17) Pratt Cemetery   (18) Prough Cemetery   (19) Sloans Point Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bear Creek Church   (2) Community Church   (3) Mount Carmel Church   (4) Mount Moriah Church Historical   (5) Union Temple  

Civil


(1) Adair County   (2) City Of Kirksville   (3) Township Of Benton   (4) Township Of Liberty   (5) Township Of Pettis   (6) Township Of Walnut  

Dam


(1) Burk Lake Dam   (2) Denslow Lake Dam   (3) Eschman Lake Dam   (4) Forest Lake Dam   (5) Garrett Lake Dam   (6) Jayne Lake Dam   (7) Kirksville Country Club Dam   (8) Oak Lake Dam   (9) Sam Burk Dam   (10) Spring Lake Dam   (11) Swingle Lake Dam  

Forest


(1) Sugar Creek State Forest  

Hospital


(1) Adair County Nursing Home   (2) Northeast Regional Medical Center  

Locale


(1) Camp Pioneer Ridge   (2) Kirksville Country Club   (3) Northtown Shopping Center   (4) Pure Air   (5) Sloans Point  

Park


(1) Thousand Hills State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Kirksville   (2) Lindersville Historical   (3) Nefy Historical   (4) Nind   (5) Simler   (6) Tipperary   (7) Troy Mills   (8) Yarrow   (9) Youngstown   (10) Zig  

Post Office


(1) Lindersville Post Office Historical   (2) Zig Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Forest Lake   (2) Kirksville Country Club Lake   (3) Lake Vera   (4) Mononame 9 Reservoir   (5) Oak Lake   (6) Ownbey Lake   (7) Spring Lake  

School


(1) Benton School   (2) Bunker Hill School   (3) College Mound School   (4) Curtis School Historical   (5) Golden Rule School Historical   (6) Greenwood School   (7) Hays School Historical   (8) Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine   (9) Kohlmyre School   (10) Lone Star School   (11) Maple Grove School Historical   (12) Mount Zion School   (13) Porter School Historical   (14) Prough School   (15) Radical Ridge School   (16) Rye Creek School Historical   (17) Salisbury School   (18) Sloans Point School   (19) Stinson School   (20) Sugar Creek School Historical   (21) Troy Mills School Historical   (22) Truman State University   (23) Washington School   (24) West Center School   (25) West Elm Grove School Historical   (26) Williams School  

Stream


(1) Billy Creek   (2) Dave Branch   (3) Elm Creek   (4) Gill Branch   (5) Goose Creek   (6) Hog Creek   (7) Indian Creek   (8) Little Walnut Creek   (9) Spring Creek   (10) Sugar Creek   (11) Turkey Run  

Summit


(1) Dave Hill  

Tower


(1) Khqa-tv   (2) Kirx-am Kirksville   (3) Krxl-fm Kirksville   (4) Ktuf-fm Kirksville  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Benton Township, Missouri

63501 (pop. 21,110)


Cities Nearby Benton Township, Missouri

Kirksville City, MO  (pop. 17,236) 0.3 Miles
Millard Village, MO  (pop. 66) 6.2 Miles
Pettis Township, MO  (pop. 961) 6.9 Miles
Novinger City, MO  (pop. 521) 7.0 Miles
Nineveh Township, MO  (pop. 1,218) 7.2 Miles
Liberty Township, MO  (pop. 57,527) 8.7 Miles
Clay Township, MO  (pop. 504) 8.9 Miles
Salt River Township, MO  (pop. 1,066) 9.0 Miles
Greentop City, MO  (pop. 360) 10.8 Miles
Wilson Township, MO  (pop. 450) 10.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Benton Township, Missouri

660



Elevation in Benton Township, Missouri is 922.0 ft. (281.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Benton Township, Missouri

Lat: 40.192718 N        Long: -92.584909 W



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Economic Analysis

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

    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 7.36 6.46 4.95 6.81 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 6.46 4.95 6.81 0.00 6.46
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.39 4.90 6.90 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.39 4.90 6.90 0.00 6.46
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.44 6.39 4.78 7.06 0.00 6.41
  Total Electric Industry 7.44 6.39 4.78 7.06 0.00 6.41
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.26 6.26 4.71 7.10 0.00 6.33
  Total Electric Industry 7.26 6.26 4.71 7.10 0.00 6.33
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.29 6.20 4.62 7.07 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.29 6.20 4.62 7.07 0.00 6.28
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.18 4.53 7.05 0.00 6.25
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.18 4.53 7.05 0.00 6.25
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.08 6.04 4.44 7.03 0.00 6.11
  Total Electric Industry 7.08 6.04 4.44 7.03 0.00 6.11
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.09 6.00 4.46 6.77 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.09 6.00 4.46 6.77 0.00 6.09
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.08 5.99 4.43 6.25 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.08 5.99 4.43 6.25 0.00 6.08
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 2.41 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.41
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 5.97 4.38 6.26 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 5.96 4.38 6.26 0.00 6.06
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.04 5.83 4.43 6.02 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.04 5.83 4.43 6.02 0.00 6.02
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.00 5.89 4.39 6.08 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.00 5.89 4.39 6.08 0.00 6.03
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.06 5.88 4.42 6.20 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.06 5.88 4.42 6.20 0.00 6.09
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 6.96 5.78 4.49 0.00 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 6.96 5.78 4.49 0.00 0.00 6.02
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 6.97 5.80 4.62 0.00 4.91 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 6.97 5.80 4.62 0.00 4.91 6.07
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.08 5.92 4.54 0.00 4.77 6.13
  Total Electric Industry 7.08 5.92 4.54 0.00 4.77 6.13
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 7.44 6.08 4.58 0.00 5.75 6.30
  Total Electric Industry 7.44 6.08 4.58 0.00 5.75 6.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Benton Township, Missouri

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 305   (3.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 184   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 256   (2.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 302   (3.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 614   (7.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 870   (9.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,807   (20.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 878   (10.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 366   (4.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 609   (7.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 336   (3.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 190   (2.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 1,072   (12.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 972   (11.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 6,436

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 671

In 3-person carpool : 140

In 4-person carpool : 58

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 11

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 : 34

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 258

Walked : 733

Other means : 22

Worked at home : 170


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Less than 5 minutes : 712

5 to 9 minutes : 3,493

10 to 14 minutes : 2,212

15 to 19 minutes : 1,028

20 to 24 minutes : 340

25 to 29 minutes : 109

30 to 34 minutes : 226

35 to 39 minutes : 11

40 to 44 minutes : 27

45 to 59 minutes : 92

60 to 89 minutes : 86

90 or more minutes : 27


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 1,694

No Social Security income : 5,691


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 927

No retirement income : 6,458


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Less than $10,000 : 311

$10,000 to $14,999 : 231

$15,000 to $19,999 : 167

$20,000 to $24,999 : 208

$25,000 to $29,999 : 274

$30,000 to $34,999 : 285

$35,000 to $39,999 : 186

$40,000 to $44,999 : 170

$45,000 to $49,999 : 139

$50,000 to $59,999 : 402

$60,000 to $74,999 : 443

$75,000 to $99,999 : 455

$100,000 to $124,999 : 163

$125,000 to $149,999 : 72

$150,000 to $199,999 : 123

$200,000 or more : 19


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $44,636


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Benton Township, Missouri

  • KIRX (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Kirksville, MO; Owner: Kirx, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Benton Township, Missouri

  • KMEM-FM (100.5 FM; Memphis, MO; Owner: Boyer Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KLTE (107.9 FM; New Boston, MO; Owner: Bott Communications, Inc.)
  • KTRM (88.7 FM; Kirksville, MO; Owner: Truman State University)
  • KKTR (89.7 FM; Kirksville, MO; Owner: Truman State University)
  • KHGN (90.7 FM; Brashear, MO; Owner: Care Broadcasting, Inc)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Winigan, MO; Owner: Covenant Network)
  • 970806MA (91.9 FM; Brashear, MO; Owner: Great Commission Broadcasting Corp)
  • KTUF (93.7 FM; Brashear, MO; Owner: Kirx, Inc.)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; Brashear, MO; Owner: Kirx, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Benton Township, Missouri

  • KTVO (Channel 3; Lancaster, MO; Owner: Barrington Kirksville License Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Benton Township, Missouri

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,610  (36.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 663  (14.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 740  (16.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 33  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 556  (12.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,904  (38.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,079  (22.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,509  (30.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 17  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 42  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 482 Farms In Benton Township, Missouri


(updated 2008)



Banks In Benton Township, Missouri

Bank Of Kirksville - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5m
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 8

U.s. Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $768.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Nbh Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $9.7m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 98

American Trust Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $59.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

Alliant Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $140.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

Northeast Missouri State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $97k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Benton Township, Missouri

  • Kirksville Regional


    (about 7.2 miles in La Plata, Missouri; Airport Code: IRK)

  • Clarence Cannon Memorial


    (about 7.3 miles in La Plata, Missouri; Airport Code: IRK)

  • Omar N Bradley


    (about 51.0 miles in Moberly, Missouri; Airport Code: MBY)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Benton Township, Missouri

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

70.37%

Carpooled

11.36%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.13%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.31%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.80%

Walked

13.16%

Other Means

1.08%

Worked At Home

2.79%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,893

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 206

Female householder, no husband present : 549

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,575

Householder not living alone : 1,162


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 95

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 200

All other households : 7,090


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,194

Renter-occupied housing units : 699

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 121

Renter-occupied housing units : 85

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 217

Renter-occupied housing units : 332

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,090

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,647


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Less than $10,000 : 1,868

$10,000 to $14,999 : 694

$15,000 to $19,999 : 409

$20,000 to $24,999 : 547

$25,000 to $29,999 : 487

$30,000 to $34,999 : 479

$35,000 to $39,999 : 414

$40,000 to $44,999 : 296

$45,000 to $49,999 : 233

$50,000 to $59,999 : 473

$60,000 to $74,999 : 539

$75,000 to $99,999 : 496

$100,000 to $124,999 : 209

$125,000 to $149,999 : 83

$150,000 to $199,999 : 131

$200,000 or more : 27


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Total : 8,611


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Occupied : 7,385

Vacant : 1,226


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Built 2005 or later : 129

Built 2000 to 2004 : 569

Built 1990 to 1999 : 838

Built 1980 to 1989 : 946

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,640

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,197

Built 1950 to 1959 : 941

Built 1940 to 1949 : 392

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,959


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Utility gas : 3,704

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 391

Electricity : 3,008

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 13

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 107

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 72

No fuel used : 90


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Benton Township, Missouri)

Less than $10,000 : 193

$10,000 to $14,999 : 44

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 16

$25,000 to $29,999 : 47

$30,000 to $34,999 : 27

$35,000 to $39,999 : 50

$40,000 to $49,999 : 134

$50,000 to $59,999 : 250

$60,000 to $69,999 : 185

$70,000 to $79,999 : 361

$80,000 to $89,999 : 280

$90,000 to $99,999 : 353

$100,000 to $124,999 : 347

$125,000 to $149,999 : 329

$150,000 to $174,999 : 235

$175,000 to $199,999 : 235

$200,000 to $249,999 : 198

$250,000 to $299,999 : 85

$300,000 to $399,999 : 117

$400,000 to $499,999 : 38

$500,000 to $749,999 : 32

$750,000 to $999,999 : 31

$1,000,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Benton Township, Missouri)

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 : 98

Home equity loan only : 217

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 12

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,667

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,628


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $183,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $231,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $142,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $140,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $96,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $100,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $76,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $70,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $67,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Benton Township, Missouri: 49.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Missouri: 65.3%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Benton Township, Missouri

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 1.34%
  • Juvenile facilities : 2.07%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 6.93%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 86.76%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 2.9%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Benton Township, Missouri

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 33 33 $4,080,000
  Two Family 8 16 $720,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $102,000
  Five or More Family 1 6 $185,000
  Total

43 59 $5,087,000
2000        
  Single Family 30 30 $3,053,300
  Two Family 9 18 $636,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $140,000
  Five or More Family 8 59 $2,540,000
  Total

48 111 $6,369,300
2001        
  Single Family 33 33 $3,328,000
  Two Family 7 14 $725,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

40 47 $4,053,000
2002        
  Single Family 16 16 $1,902,000
  Two Family 9 18 $1,008,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 34 $2,910,000
2003        
  Single Family 21 21 $2,473,000
  Two Family 10 20 $1,310,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $210,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

32 44 $3,993,000
2004        
  Single Family 28 28 $3,447,000
  Two Family 13 26 $1,669,500
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $141,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

42 58 $5,257,500
2005        
  Single Family 41 41 $4,988,000
  Two Family 7 14 $892,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $160,000
  Total

49 63 $6,040,000
2006        
  Single Family 27 27 $2,803,600
  Two Family 7 14 $556,666
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $135,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 45 $3,495,266


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Benton Township, MO): $24,756
Median Household Income In 2000 (Missouri): $37,934


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Benton Township): $76,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Missouri): $86,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Benton Township): $421
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Missouri): $484


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Benton Township, Missouri

Utility Gas: 52.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 8.4%
Electricity: 36.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
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 Township, Missouri are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Benton Township, Missouri

Adair Co Health Dept Hha


     Address: 1001 South Jamison, Kirksville, Missouri 63501
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 4/4/1984

Northeast Home Health Services


     Address: 2814 S Baltimore, Kirksville, Missouri 63501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/17/1991

Knox County Health Dept Hha


     Address: 217 North First Street, Edina, Missouri 63537
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/2/1983

Schuyler Co Hlth Dept And Hha


     Address: 275 South Green, Lancaster, Missouri 63548
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/1/1983

Scotland County Hha


     Address: Rt 1 Box 55a, Memphis, Missouri 63555
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 12/31/1978

Hospitals Close To Benton Township, Missouri

Northeast Regional Medical Center


     Address: 315 S Osteopathy, Kirksville, Missouri 63501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Scotland County Memorial Hospital


     Address: Rte 1 Box 53, Memphis, Missouri 63555
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Sullivan County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 630 West Third Street, Milan, Missouri 63556
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Putnam County Memorial Hospital


     Address: "1926 Oak Street, Po Box 389", Unionville, Missouri 63565
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Davis County Hospital


     Address: 509 North Madison, Bloomfield, Iowa 52537
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Benton Township, Missouri

Twin Pines Adult Care Center


     Address: 316 South Osteopathy Street, Kirksville, Missouri 63501
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 49%

Kirksville Manor Care Center


     Address: 1705 East Laharpe, Kirksville, Missouri 63501
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 60%

La Plata Nursing Home


     Address: 100 Old Stagecoach Road, La Plata, Missouri 63549
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 46
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Schuyler County Nursing Home


     Address: Highway 63 North, Route 1, Box 212, Queen City, Missouri 63561
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 63%

Knox County Nursing Home District


     Address: Route 3, Box 53, Edina, Missouri 63537
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 37
     Percent Occupied: 63%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Benton Township, Missouri

Name: Callaway
Address: PO Box 620; Callaway, MO 65251
Distance: 98 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Benton Township, Missouri

    Retired Workers: 2,070
    Disabled Workers: 535
    Widowers Workers: 355
    Spouses Workers: 135
    Children Workers: 285


(updated 2007)



Adair County, Missouri Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 43.30%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.83%
  • Other 0.87%



(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, Missouri citizens.

Relocation to Adair County, MO

9.54 % of Adair County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $29,560

Missouri Average 7.87 %

0.41 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $9,900

Missouri Average 0.12 %

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

  • Macon County , MO 0.47 % ($22,286 AGI )
  • Putnam County , MO 0.43 % ($18,094 AGI )
  • Boone County , MO 0.34 % ($35,440 AGI )

Relocation away from Adair County, MO

9.25 % of Adair 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 $32,253

Missouri Average 7.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Boone County , MO 0.76 % ($22,625 AGI )
  • St Louis County , MO 0.46 % ($24,618 AGI )
  • Macon County , MO 0.44 % ($27,250 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Missouri

Low Bracket: $1,000 (1.50%)
High Bracket: $9,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Missouri

4.23%


(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, Missouri is based on over 50 years of data.















Storms In Benton Township, Missouri

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/22/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
         





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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, Missouri directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Benton Township, Missouri

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 6 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Rape 2 6 7 2 5 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2
    per 100,000 12 35 40 12 29 0 0 6 6 0 6 6 11
Robbery 4 6 1 5 2 3 1 7 4 2 2 2 3
    per 100,000 23 35 6 29 12 18 6 41 23 11 11 11 17
Assault 56 30 58 49 67 98 106 58 51 88 116 47 37
    per 100,000 328 174 334 283 390 573 626 339 294 506 660 269 211
Burglary 81 110 101 79 74 78 57 50 63 76 88 88 115
    per 100,000 474 639 581 456 430 456 337 292 363 437 501 503 656
Larceny Theft 471 530 485 454 373 437 430 337 450 441 480 411 377
    per 100,000 2,756 3,077 2,791 2,623 2,170 2,554 2,539 1,968 2,590 2,534 2,732 2,348 2,151
Vehicle Theft 20 21 19 17 11 12 9 15 11 10 9 8 12
    per 100,000 117 122 109 98 64 70 53 88 63 57 51 46 68
Arson 3 1 4 3 3 2 2 0 3 0 2 4 3
    per 100,000 18 6 23 17 17 12 12 0 17 0 11 23 17
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
16 11 17 14 19 26 27 17 14 23 30 13 11
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
144 166 152 138 115 132 125 101 132 132 145 128 127
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
80 88 84 76 67 79 76 59 73 77 87 70 69


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Missouri

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
10,719 11,031 7,324 6,996 7,284 11,226 12,194 12,707 13,442 14,243


(updated 2014)



Jails in Benton Township, Missouri


  • Adair County Jail


    215 N. Franklin Street, Kirksville, MO 63501
    Capacity: 60
    Confined: 43
    Avg. Population: 38
    Year Built: 2003


(updated 2006)



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