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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benton Town, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 9 years : 13

10 to 14 years : 7

15 to 17 years : 18

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 2

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 16

25 to 29 years : 3

30 to 34 years : 7

35 to 39 years : 6

40 to 44 years : 15

45 to 49 years : 29

50 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 20

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 8

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 10

75 to 79 years : 2

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 9 years : 4

10 to 14 years : 22

15 to 17 years : 9

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 0

21 years : 2

22 to 24 years : 3

25 to 29 years : 3

30 to 34 years : 6

35 to 39 years : 11

40 to 44 years : 15

45 to 49 years : 15

50 to 54 years : 31

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 2

65 and 66 years : 6

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 7

75 to 79 years : 5

80 to 84 years : 6

85 years and over : 2


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 188

Multiple ancestry : 194

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 3

Ancestry not reported : 43


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 428

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 : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Total:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 73

18 to 24 years : 41

25 to 34 years : 19

35 to 44 years : 47

45 to 54 years : 98

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 52

75 years and over : 20

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 31

18 to 24 years : 12

25 to 34 years : 5

35 to 44 years : 30

45 to 54 years : 65

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 30

75 years and over : 14

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 42

18 to 24 years : 29

25 to 34 years : 14

35 to 44 years : 17

45 to 54 years : 33

55 to 59 years : 16

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 6

65 to 74 years : 22

75 years and over : 6

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 : 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


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 130

Female : 94

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 103

Female : 101

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 220

Born in other state in the United States : 201

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 29

Now married, except separated : 155

Divorced : 12

Separated : 0

Widowed : 4

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 51

Now married, except separated : 113

Divorced : 6

Separated : 2

Widowed : 6

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

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, Wisconsin)

Speak only English : 424


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Benton Town, Wisconsin

  • German: 186   (37.5%)
  • English: 68   (13.7%)
  • Irish: 62   (12.5%)
  • United States Or American: 50   (10.1%)
  • Norwegian: 31   (6.3%)
  • Swiss: 21   (4.2%)
  • Dutch: 13   (2.6%)
  • Polish: 13   (2.6%)
  • French Canadian: 9   (1.8%)
  • Italian: 6   (1.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 6   (1.2%)
  • Scottish: 6   (1.2%)
  • British: 4   (0.8%)
  • Other Groups: 4   (0.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 4   (0.8%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.8%)
  • Bulgarian: 3   (0.6%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.4%)
  • Portuguese: 2   (0.4%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Benton Town, Wisconsin is 428



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Benton Town, Wisconsin: 233
Female Population in Benton Town, Wisconsin: 195


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benton Town, Wisconsin: 46.4
Median Female Resident Age in Benton Town, Wisconsin: 50.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benton Town, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

42.9

Male

42.4

Female

43.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

67.5

Male

67.5

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.5

Male

24.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

32.0

Male

29.5

Female

34.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

60.5

Male

43.0

Female

60.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.8

Male

42.3

Female

43.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Benton Town, Wisconsin


  • White: 421
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 3
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 4



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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (5.03%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (1.89%)
  • 10th Grade: 3   (1.89%)
  • 11th Grade: 5   (3.14%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5   (3.14%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 78   (49.06%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 8   (5.03%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 20   (12.58%)
  • Associate Degree: 8   (5.03%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 16   (10.06%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (1.26%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (1.89%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (2.21%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (2.94%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (1.47%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (6.62%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 54   (39.71%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 15   (11.03%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 18   (13.24%)
  • Associate Degree: 12   (8.82%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 13   (9.56%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (4.41%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Benton Town, Wisconsin

  • Benton


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 7, Benton, WI 53803, Phone: (608) 759-4002, Students: 276 )

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

  • Benton Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 7, Benton, WI 53803, Phone: (608) 759-4002, Students: 145 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Benton Town, Wisconsin

  • Benton High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 7, Benton, WI 53803, Phone: (608) 759-4002, Students: 131 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Benton Town, Wisconsin

  • Benton Public Library


    48 W. Main St., Benton, WI 53803

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Benton Town, Wisconsin


  • 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, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin.

Area Features of Benton Town, Wisconsin


Building


(1) Benton Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Leslie Cemetery   (2) Masonic Cemetery   (3) Shawnee Cemetery   (4) White Oak Cemetery  

Church


(1) Lead Mine Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Benton   (2) Town Of New Diggings   (3) Village Of Benton  

Locale


(1) Gleason Farm   (2) Keleher Farms   (3) Kisting Farm   (4) Redfearn Farms   (5) Twin Ridge Farm  

Mine


(1) Burkett Mine   (2) Mulcahy Mine  

Populated Place


(1) Benton   (2) Etna   (3) Lead Mine   (4) New Diggings   (5) Strawbridge   (6) White Oak  

School


(1) Benton Elementary School   (2) Benton High School   (3) Lead Mine School   (4) Leslie School   (5) Race Track School   (6) Sullivan School  

Stream


(1) Blacks Creek   (2) Bull Branch   (3) Coon Branch   (4) Diggins Creek   (5) Ellis Branch   (6) Kelsey Branch   (7) Madden Branch   (8) Scrabble Branch   (9) Shullsburg Branch   (10) Spring Branch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Benton Town, Wisconsin

53803 (pop. 1,188)


Cities Nearby Benton Town, Wisconsin

Benton Village, WI  (pop. 1,046) 1.0 Miles
Hazel Green Village, WI  (pop. 1,123) 2.6 Miles
New Diggings Town, WI  (pop. 494) 3.3 Miles
Cuba City City, WI  (pop. 1,888) 3.6 Miles
Hazel Green Town, WI  (pop. 1,297) 4.4 Miles
Vinegar Hill Township, WI  (pop. 0) 6.0 Miles
White Oak Springs Town, WI  (pop. 102) 6.7 Miles
Smelser Town, WI  (pop. 826) 7.3 Miles
Elk Grove Town, WI  (pop. 457) 7.8 Miles
Shullsburg Town, WI  (pop. 372) 8.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Benton Town, Wisconsin

608



Elevation in Benton Town, Wisconsin is 840.0 ft. (256.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Benton Town, Wisconsin

Lat: 42.559647 N        Long: -90.396900 W



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Economic Analysis

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

    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 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13
  Total Electric Industry 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Benton Town, Wisconsin

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 18   (8.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 14   (6.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 14   (6.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 23   (10.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 17   (7.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 29   (13.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 31   (14.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 13   (6.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 6   (2.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 7   (3.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 28   (13.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 14   (6.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 192

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 9

In 3-person carpool : 14

In 4-person carpool : 3

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 : 12

Other means : 4

Worked at home : 19


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 15

5 to 9 minutes : 18

10 to 14 minutes : 30

15 to 19 minutes : 25

20 to 24 minutes : 54

25 to 29 minutes : 29

30 to 34 minutes : 25

35 to 39 minutes : 9

40 to 44 minutes : 9

45 to 59 minutes : 6

60 to 89 minutes : 12

90 or more minutes : 2


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 67

No Social Security income : 91


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 38

No retirement income : 120


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 2

$40,000 to $44,999 : 6

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 21

$60,000 to $74,999 : 36

$75,000 to $99,999 : 20

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $61,719


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Benton Town, Wisconsin

  • WGLR (1280 AM; 0.5 kW; Lancaster, WI; Owner: Queenb Radio Wisconsin, Inc.)
  • KMAQ (1320 AM; 0.5 kW; Andrew, IA; Owner: Maquoketa Broadcasting Co.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5.0 kW; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Radio Dubuque, Inc.)
  • WDBQ (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WPVL (1590 AM; 1.0 kW; Platteville, WI; Owner: Queenb Radio Wisconsin, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Benton Town, Wisconsin

  • WVRE (101.1 FM; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Radio Dubuque, Inc.)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; Kieler, WI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; East Dubuque, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; Potosi, WI; Owner: Queenb Radio Wisconsin, Inc.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; Potosi, WI; Owner: Queenb Radio Wisconsin, Inc.)
  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; Galena, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; Livingston, WI; Owner: Family Life Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KIAD (88.5 FM; East Dubuque, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • KDSO (88.9 FM; Epworth, IA; Owner: Cascade Community Radio,)
  • WSSW (89.1 FM; Platteville, WI; Owner: Educational Communications Board)
  • KDUB (89.7 FM; Sherrill, IA; Owner: University Of Northern Iowa)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Shullsburg, WI; Owner: St. Michael's Church Of Galena)
  • WSUP (90.5 FM; Platteville, WI; Owner: Board Of Regents, University Of Wisconsin System)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Radio Dubuque, Inc.)
  • KMAQ-FM (95.1 FM; Andrew, IA; Owner: Maquoketa Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (95.5 FM; Mineral Point, WI; Owner: Km Radio Of Independence, L.l.c.)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; Peosta, IA; Owner: Radio Dubuque, Inc.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; Lancaster, WI; Owner: Queenb Radio Wisconsin, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Benton Town, Wisconsin

  • 960920IP (Channel 29; Asbury, IA; Owner: Family Educational Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Christian Television Network Of Iowa, Inc.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Christian Television Network Of Iowa, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Benton Town, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 55  (39.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 2  (1.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 8  (5.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (5.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (9.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 39  (32.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 29  (24.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 30  (24.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 24 Farms In Benton Town, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)



Banks In Benton Town, Wisconsin

The Benton State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $60.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 3

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Benton Town, Wisconsin

  • Dubuque Regional


    (about 19.0 miles in Dubuque, Iowa; Airport Code: DBQ)

  • Albertus


    (about 46.9 miles in Baileyville, Illinois; Airport Code: FEP)

  • Prairie Du Chien Municipal


    (about 48.6 miles in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin; Airport Code: PCD)

  • Clinton Municipal


    (about 50.5 miles in Low Moor, Iowa; Airport Code: CWI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Benton Town, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

66.02%

Carpooled

9.65%

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

1.16%

Walked

5.02%

Other Means

0.77%

Worked At Home

17.37%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 136

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 2

Female householder, no husband present : 1

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 15

Householder not living alone : 4


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 2

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 2

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 154


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 125

Renter-occupied housing units : 11

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 12

Renter-occupied housing units : 7


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 13

$35,000 to $39,999 : 2

$40,000 to $44,999 : 6

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 25

$60,000 to $74,999 : 36

$75,000 to $99,999 : 20

$100,000 to $124,999 : 14

$125,000 to $149,999 : 5

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Total : 177


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Occupied : 158

Vacant : 19


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 10

Built 1990 to 1999 : 19

Built 1980 to 1989 : 12

Built 1970 to 1979 : 61

Built 1960 to 1969 : 10

Built 1950 to 1959 : 10

Built 1940 to 1949 : 4

Built 1939 or earlier : 51


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Utility gas : 23

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 80

Electricity : 4

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 22

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 25

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 4


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 7

$60,000 to $69,999 : 2

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 5

$90,000 to $99,999 : 6

$100,000 to $124,999 : 24

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $174,999 : 30

$175,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 to $249,999 : 12

$250,000 to $299,999 : 1

$300,000 to $399,999 : 7

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 5

$750,000 to $999,999 : 2

$1,000,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Benton Town, Wisconsin)

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 : 12

Home equity loan only : 24

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 43

Housing units without a mortgage : 61


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $175,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $193,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $125,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $150,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $150,000

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $95,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Benton Town, Wisconsin: 78.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Benton Town, Wisconsin

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 3 3 $267,993
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $267,993
2000        
  Single Family 4 4 $460,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $460,500
2001        
  Single Family 8 8 $736,996
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $736,996
2002        
  Single Family 3 3 $388,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $388,800
2003        
  Single Family 4 4 $504,000
  Two Family 1 2 $178,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 6 $682,000
2004        
  Single Family 1 1 $193,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $193,000
2005        
  Single Family 1 1 $150,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $150,000
2006        
  Single Family 5 5 $995,640
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $995,640


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Benton Town, WI): $38,077
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Benton Town): $93,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Benton Town): $650
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Benton Town, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 15.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 52.1%
Electricity: 6.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 16.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 9.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


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



Health Care Centers Close To Benton Town, Wisconsin

Jodaviess County Health Depart


     Address: 9483 Us Rte 20 W. Po Box 318, Galena, Illinois 61036
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/13/1981

Finley Hospital Home Health (the)


     Address: 3385 Hillcrest Road, Dubuque, Iowa 52002
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Mercy Home Care/dubuque


     Address: 250 Mercy Drive, Dubuque, Iowa 52001
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 9/19/1984

Lafayette Cty Nur Agcy


     Address: 729 Clay St Po Box 118, Darlington, Wisconsin 53530
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 4/23/1973

Homeward Bound Home Hlth


     Address: 130 W Elm St, Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/25/1996

Hospitals Close To Benton Town, Wisconsin

Midwest Medical Center


     Address: One Medical Center Drive, Galena, Illinois 61036
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Southwest Health Center Inc


     Address: 1400 East Side Rd, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy Medical Center-dubuque


     Address: 250 Mercy Drive, Dubuque, Iowa 52001
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Finley Hospital (the)


     Address: 350 North Grandview, Dubuque, Iowa 52001
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Memorial Hsptl Lafayette Cty


     Address: 800 Clay St Po Box 70, Darlington, Wisconsin 53530
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Benton Town, Wisconsin

St Dominic Villa


     Address: 2375 Sinsinawa Rd, Hazel Green, Wisconsin 53811
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Southwest Hlth Ctr


     Address: 808 S Washington St, Cuba City, Wisconsin 53807
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 76
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Heartland Hcc Platteville


     Address: 1300 N Water St, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Grays Nur Home


     Address: 555 N Chestnut St, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 19
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Manorcare Health Services


     Address: 901 West Third Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 86%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Benton Town, Wisconsin

Name: Quad Cities
Address: 22710 206th Avenue North; Cordova, IL 61242
Distance: 60 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Benton Town, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 155
    Disabled Workers: 25
    Widowers Workers: 40
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Lafayette County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 52.48%
  • Bush & Cheney 46.84%
  • Other 0.68%



(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, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Lafayette County, WI

5.38 % of Lafayette County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,045

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Grant County , WI 1.05 % ($28,594 AGI )
  • Green County , WI 0.79 % ($23,346 AGI )
  • Dane County , WI 0.78 % ($32,667 AGI )

Relocation away from Lafayette County, WI

6.32 % of Lafayette 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 $33,098

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Grant County , WI 1.18 % ($37,282 AGI )
  • Green County , WI 1.03 % ($30,250 AGI )
  • Dane County , WI 0.97 % ($31,781 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Wisconsin

Low Bracket: $9,700 (4.60%)
High Bracket: $145,460 (6.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Wisconsin

5.00%


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



















Storms In Benton Town, Wisconsin

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
08/20/2003, 06:01 pm 0 0 -- $2K
05/17/2000, 12:50 pm 0 0 $8K $15K
05/31/1998, 12:48 am 0 0 -- $25K
         
Heavy Rain        
07/03/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
08/21/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
06/21/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
07/09/2006, 04:50 pm 0 0 $25K --
08/20/2003, 05:58 pm 0 0 $2K --
09/07/2001, 05:05 pm 0 0 $1K $8K
05/31/1998, 12:48 am 0 0 $25K $20K
09/16/1997, 05:55 pm 0 0 $30K --
12/13/1901, 08:45 pm 0 0 $28K $20K
         





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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, Wisconsin directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Benton Town, Wisconsin

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 203 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Wisconsin

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,169 17,887 19,629 20,199 20,611 21,324 22,106 22,381 22,803 23,165


(updated 2014)



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