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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benton County, Indiana 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 County, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 302

5 to 9 years : 340

10 to 14 years : 325

15 to 17 years : 250

18 and 19 years : 122

20 years : 39

21 years : 45

22 to 24 years : 159

25 to 29 years : 222

30 to 34 years : 218

35 to 39 years : 287

40 to 44 years : 315

45 to 49 years : 343

50 to 54 years : 328

55 to 59 years : 313

60 and 61 years : 44

62 to 64 years : 125

65 and 66 years : 38

67 to 69 years : 159

70 to 74 years : 128

75 to 79 years : 119

80 to 84 years : 73

85 years and over : 62

Female:

Under 5 years : 321

5 to 9 years : 366

10 to 14 years : 235

15 to 17 years : 198

18 and 19 years : 93

20 years : 47

21 years : 18

22 to 24 years : 114

25 to 29 years : 147

30 to 34 years : 215

35 to 39 years : 263

40 to 44 years : 354

45 to 49 years : 344

50 to 54 years : 305

55 to 59 years : 299

60 and 61 years : 105

62 to 64 years : 106

65 and 66 years : 86

67 to 69 years : 143

70 to 74 years : 127

75 to 79 years : 191

80 to 84 years : 114

85 years and over : 176


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Benton County, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,401

Multiple ancestry : 2,537

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 14

Ancestry not reported : 1,771


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Benton County, Indiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 8,567

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 11

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 26

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 48

Not a U.S. citizen : 71


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benton County, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 623

5 to 17 years : 1,714

18 to 24 years : 637

25 to 34 years : 802

35 to 44 years : 1,219

45 to 54 years : 1,320

55 to 59 years : 612

60 and 61 years : 149

62 to 64 years : 231

65 to 74 years : 681

75 years and over : 735

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 571

5 to 17 years : 1,380

18 to 24 years : 521

25 to 34 years : 548

35 to 44 years : 847

45 to 54 years : 963

55 to 59 years : 424

60 and 61 years : 110

62 to 64 years : 153

65 to 74 years : 473

75 years and over : 502

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 52

5 to 17 years : 320

18 to 24 years : 105

25 to 34 years : 235

35 to 44 years : 332

45 to 54 years : 322

55 to 59 years : 167

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 78

65 to 74 years : 208

75 years and over : 227

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 : 11

45 to 54 years : 17

55 to 59 years : 2

60 and 61 years : 7

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 : 14

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 19

35 to 44 years : 29

45 to 54 years : 18

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Benton County, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,207

Female : 3,285

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,062

Female : 1,013

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 21

Female : 16

Foreign born:

Male : 66

Female : 53


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Benton County, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 6,358

Born in other state in the United States : 1,930

Native: born outside the United States : 35

Foreign born : 102


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Benton County, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,174

Now married, except separated : 2,641

Divorced : 548

Separated : 59

Widowed : 422

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 347

Now married, except separated : 1,142

Divorced : 141

Separated : 30

Widowed : 188

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 2

Now married, except separated : 29

Divorced : 2

Separated : 0

Widowed : 4

Foreign born:

Never married : 10

Now married, except separated : 65

Divorced : 20

Separated : 4

Widowed : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 7,751

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 147

Speak English less than "very well" : 170

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Benton County, Indiana

  • German: 2,565   (30.2%)
  • United States Or American: 1,285   (15.1%)
  • Irish: 1,260   (14.8%)
  • Other Groups: 848   (10.0%)
  • English: 651   (7.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 541   (6.4%)
  • Dutch: 299   (3.5%)
  • Swedish: 151   (1.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 139   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 131   (1.5%)
  • Polish: 114   (1.3%)
  • Italian: 83   (1.0%)
  • Swiss: 81   (1.0%)
  • French Canadian: 40   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 40   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 34   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 27   (0.3%)
  • British: 26   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 19   (0.2%)
  • Australian: 17   (0.2%)
  • European: 16   (0.2%)
  • Macedonian: 16   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 15   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 15   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 13   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Assyrian/chaldean/syriac: 11   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 4   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Slovak: 3   (0.0%)
  • Russian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Benton County, Indiana is 8,723



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Benton County, Indiana: 4,356
Female Population in Benton County, Indiana: 4,367


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benton County, Indiana: 37.8
Median Female Resident Age in Benton County, Indiana: 43.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benton County, Indiana


White


Both sexes

40.9

Male

39.1

Female

42.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

20.7

Male

18.8

Female

41.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.5

Male

41.5

Female

18.0

Asian


Both sexes

14.5

Male

45.5

Female

14.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

49.5

Male

37.5

Female

88.5

Other


Both sexes

21.1

Male

19.5

Female

26.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.8

Male

15.5

Female

19.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.4

Male

18.9

Female

23.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.4

Male

39.6

Female

43.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Benton County, Indiana


  • White: 8,425
  • African American: 81
  • American Indian: 30
  • Asian: 8
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 70
  • Two or More Races: 109



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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Benton County, Indiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 14   (0.48%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (0.31%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 13   (0.44%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 79   (2.7%)
  • 9th Grade: 74   (2.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 83   (2.83%)
  • 11th Grade: 63   (2.15%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 70   (2.39%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,398   (47.7%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 210   (7.16%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 382   (13.03%)
  • Associate Degree: 132   (4.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 282   (9.62%)
  • Master's Degree: 95   (3.24%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (0.44%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 14   (0.48%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (0.28%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (0.15%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 12   (0.37%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 87   (2.7%)
  • 9th Grade: 75   (2.32%)
  • 10th Grade: 140   (4.34%)
  • 11th Grade: 77   (2.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 36   (1.12%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,565   (48.5%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 211   (6.54%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 391   (12.12%)
  • Associate Degree: 222   (6.88%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 260   (8.06%)
  • Master's Degree: 117   (3.63%)
  • Professional School Degree: 19   (0.59%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 1   (0.03%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Benton County, Indiana

  • Benton Community School Corp


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 512, Fowler, IN 47944, Phone: (765) 884-0850, Students: 2,022 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Benton County, Indiana

  • Fowler Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 305 E 2nd St, Fowler, IN 47944, Phone: (765) 884-0310, Students: 343 )

  • Otterbein Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 111 W Oxford St Po Box 368, Otterbein, IN 47970, Phone: (765) 583-4401, Students: 341 )

  • Oxford Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 405 N 5th St, Oxford, IN 47971, Phone: (765) 385-2223, Students: 165 )

  • Boswell Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 414 W Main St, Boswell, IN 47921, Phone: (765) 869-5523, Students: 162 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Benton County, Indiana

  • Benton Central Jr-sr High Sch


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 4241 E 300 S, Oxford, IN 47971, Phone: (765) 884-1600, Students: 1,011 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Benton County, Indiana

  • Sacred Heart Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 607 N Washington Avenue, Fowler, IN 47944, Phone: (765) 884-0710, Students: 104 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Benton County, Indiana

  • Benton County Public Library


    102 North Van Buren Avenue, Fowler, IN 47944

  • Boswell-grant Township Public Library


    101 East Main Street, Boswell, IN 47921

  • Earl Park Public Library


    102 East Fifth Street, Earl Park, IN 47942

  • Otterbein Public Library


    23 East First Street, Otterbein, IN 47970

  • Oxford Public Library


    201 East Smith Street, Oxford, IN 47971

  • York Township Public Library


    8908 West 845 North, Earl Park, IN 47942

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Benton County, Indiana


  • Arkansas Nautical Museum Inc


    Po Box 1214, Rogers, AR 72758

  • Arkansas Reenactor Educational Association Area Inc


    12674 Gooseberry Spur, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Avery House Nature Center


    1200 Sw Avery Park Dr, Corvallis, OR 97333

  • B Reactor Museum Association


    Po Box 1531, Richland, WA 99352
    http://www.b-reactor.org

  • Bella Vista Historical Society


    1885 Bella Vista Way, Bella Vista, AR 72714
    http://www.bellavistamuseum.org

  • Belle Plaine Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 151, Belle Plaine, IA 52208

  • Benton County Cemetery Preservation Group


    Po Box 1234, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Benton County Historical Museum


    1101 Main Street, Philomath, OR 97370

  • Benton County Historical Soc


    218 1st St N, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

  • Benton County Historical Society


    Po Box 1034, Bentonville, AR 72712
    http://www.bentoncountyarhistoricalwsociety

  • Benton County Historical Society


    Po Box 341, Fowler, IN 47944

  • Benton County Historical Society


    Po Box 640, Vinton, IA 52349

  • Benton County Historical Society


    Po Box 426, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

  • Benton County Historical Society


    Po Box 1082, Warsaw, MO 65355

  • Benton County Historical Society


    1101 Main St, Philomath, OR 97370
    http://www.bentoncountymuseum.org

  • Benton County Museum


    700 Benton St, Warsaw, MO 65355

  • Benton County Museum And Historical Society


    Po Box 1407, Prosser, WA 99350

  • Benton-franklin River Heritage Foundation


    1880 Fowler, Richland, WA 99352

  • Bentonville Historical Museum Inc


    1307 Nw K Street, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Childrens Museum Of Northwestarkansas


    902 A S Walton Blvd Suite 1, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Cole Camp Area Historical Society


    Po Box 151, Cole Camp, MO 65325

  • Cole Camp Community Betterment Association


    Po Box 94, Cole Camp, MO 65325

  • Cole Camp Museum Association


    Po Box 22, Cole Camp, MO 65325

  • College Of Philomath Community Corporation


    Po Box 1033, Philomath, OR 97370

  • Columbia River Exhibition Of History, Science & Technology


    95 Lee Boulevard, Richland, WA 99352

  • Corvallis Environmental Center


    214 Nw Monroe Ave, Corvallis, OR 97331
    http://www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/

  • Corvallis Historic Auto Club


    Po Box 254, Corvallis, OR 97330
    http://corvallishistoricautoclub.com

  • Crehst Museum


    95 Lee Blvd, Richland, WA 99352
    http://www.crehst.org

  • Crystal Bridges Museum Of American Art Inc


    600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Daisy Airgun Museum


    202 W Walnut St, Rogers, AR 72756

  • Dc-3 Aviation Museum


    3301 Nw Walnut Blvd, Corvallis, OR 97330

  • East Benton County Historical Society


    205 Keewaydin Dr, Kennewick, WA 99336
    http://www.ebchs.org

  • Enhancement Association Of Prosser


    1230 Bennett Avenue, Prosser, WA 99350

  • Environmental Science & Technology Foundation


    95 Lee Blvd, Richland, WA 99352
    http://www.crehst.org

  • Equine Ambassadors Inc


    Po Box 3099, Richland, WA 99352

  • Friends Of The Rogers Historical Museum


    322 South Second Street, Rogers, AR 72756
    http://www.rogersarkansas.com/museum

  • Glade Community Historical Society Inc


    20916 Slate Gap Rd E, Garfield, AR 72732

  • Gravette Historical Museum


    503 Charlotte St Se, Gravette, AR 72736

  • Hanford Reach Interpretive Center


    Po Box 1160, Richland, WA 99352
    http://www.visitthereach.org

  • Iowa Baseball Museum Of Norway Inc


    112 East Railroad St, Norway, IA 52318
    http://www.norwaybaseballmuseum.com

  • Jskwic Foundation


    4600 Collins Rd, West Richland, WA 99353

  • Museum Of Native American History Inc


    202 Sw 0 St, Bentonville, AR 72712
    http://www.monah.us

  • Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society Inc


    405 S Main St, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Northwest Arkansas Historical Education Association Inc


    1801 Beth Dr, Rogers, AR 72758

  • Oak Grove Heritage House Inc


    Po Box 261, Oxford, IN 47971

  • Old Paths Historical Library Inc


    3207 Nw Avignon Way, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Oregon State Button Society


    25061 Decker Rd, Corvallis, OR 97333

  • Osage Valley Heritage Association Inc


    Po Box 352, Warsaw, MO 65355

  • Pea Ridge Historical Society Inc


    344 Halleck Ln, Pea Ridge, AR 72751

  • Pea Ridge National Military Park Foundation


    Po Box 925, Pea Ridge, AR 72751

  • Peel House Foundation


    400 S Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712
    http://peelcompton.org/peel

  • Philomath Downtown Association Inc


    Po Box 864, Philomath, OR 97370

  • Poor Richard's Art


    116 S 1st St, Rogers, AR 72756
    http://www.poorrichardsart.com

  • Prairie Preservation Guild Ltd


    Po Box 125, Fowler, IN 47944

  • Rabbit Hill School Charitable Foundation


    C/o Stephen J Neshyba 777 Nw 9th St, Corvallis, OR 97330

  • Rocky Branch School Preservation Associates Inc


    21063 Low Gap Lane, Rogers, AR 72756

  • Siloam Springs Museum Society


    Po Box 1164, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

  • South Benton Communities Historical Association


    Po Box 177, Monroe, OR 97456

  • South Benton Community Museum


    140 S 5th St, Monroe, OR 97456

  • Sugar Creek Model Railroad & Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 5452, Bella Vista, AR 72714
    http://railroadclubsugarcreek.org


* There are 7 more museums in Benton County, Indiana not display here.

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Benton County, Indiana 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 County, Indiana.

Area Features of Benton County, Indiana


Airport


(1) Clifton Airport   (2) Dalton Airport   (3) Durflinger Airport   (4) Rheude Airport   (5) Wealing Airport  

Building


(1) Benton County Emergency Ambulance Service   (2) Benton County Sheriff S Office   (3) Boswell Grant Township Fire Department   (4) Fowler Center Township Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Fowler Police Department   (6) Fowler Theatre   (7) Hickory Grove Township Fire Department   (8) Otterbein Town Police Department   (9) Otterbein Volunteer Fire Department   (10) Oxford Oak Grove Township Volunteer Fire Department   (11) Richland Township Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Bartondale Ditch   (2) Brown Ditch   (3) Brumm Ditch   (4) Darby Ditch   (5) Ella Brown Ditch   (6) Farrell Ditch   (7) Finigan Ditch   (8) Gillen Ditch   (9) Greenwood Ditch   (10) Gretencord Ditch   (11) Harrington Ditch   (12) Humbert Ditch   (13) Kult Ditch   (14) Lague Ditch   (15) Leak Ditch   (16) Leuck Ditch   (17) Miller Ditch   (18) Minier Lateral   (19) Moore Ditch   (20) Owens Ditch   (21) Pine Creek Ditch   (22) Prudential Ditch   (23) Roudebush Ditch   (24) Salmon Ditch   (25) Seamons Ditch   (26) Talley Ditch   (27) Wattles Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Blue Ridge Cemetery   (2) Boswell Cemetery   (3) Dehner Cemetery   (4) Earl Park Cemetery   (5) Fairlawn Cemetery   (6) Fleming Cemetery   (7) Griffin Cemetery   (8) Jordan Cemetery   (9) Justus Cemetery   (10) Oxford Cemetery   (11) Perigo Cemetery   (12) Saint John Cemetery   (13) Saint Josephs Cemetery   (14) Smith Cemetery   (15) Totheroh Cemetery  

Church


(1) Barrydale Church   (2) Bethany Chapel   (3) Locust Grove Church   (4) Zion Church  

Civil


(1) Benton County   (2) Town Of Ambia   (3) Town Of Boswell   (4) Town Of Earl Park   (5) Town Of Fowler   (6) Town Of Otterbein   (7) Town Of Oxford   (8) Township Of Bolivar   (9) Township Of Center   (10) Township Of Grant   (11) Township Of Hickory Grove   (12) Township Of Oak Grove   (13) Township Of Parish Grove   (14) Township Of Pine   (15) Township Of Prairie   (16) Township Of Richland   (17) Township Of Union   (18) Township Of York  

Park


(1) Old Academy Park  

Populated Place


(1) Ambia   (2) Atkinson   (3) Barce   (4) Boswell   (5) Chase   (6) Dunn   (7) Dunnington   (8) Earl Park   (9) Fargo   (10) Foresman   (11) Fowler   (12) Free   (13) Freeland Park   (14) Gravel Hill   (15) Handy   (16) Lochiel   (17) Otterbein   (18) Oxford   (19) Powley Corners   (20) Raub   (21) Sheff   (22) Swanington   (23) Tab   (24) Talbot   (25) Templeton   (26) Wadena   (27) Yeagers Curve  

School


(1) Boswell Elementary School   (2) Otterbein Elementary School   (3) Sacred Heart School   (4) Saint Marys School  

Stream


(1) Coon Creek   (2) Goose Creek   (3) Little Creek   (4) Little Pine Creek   (5) Mud Creek   (6) Upper Sugar Creek  

Summit


(1) Mount Gilboa   (2) Mount Nebo  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Benton County, Indiana

47944 (pop. 3,846) 47970 (pop. 2,094) 47971 (pop. 1,841)
47921 (pop. 1,152) 47942 (pop. 875) 47917 (pop. 462)
47986 (pop. 73)    


Counties Nearby Benton County, Indiana

Warren County, IN  (pop. 8,573) 18.7 Miles
Tippecanoe County, IN  (pop. 177,741) 25.6 Miles
Newton County, IN  (pop. 13,974) 26.1 Miles
White County, IN  (pop. 24,485) 27.9 Miles
Fountain County, IN  (pop. 17,075) 30.6 Miles
Jasper County, IN  (pop. 33,405) 32.0 Miles
Carroll County, IN  (pop. 20,094) 38.3 Miles
Montgomery County, IN  (pop. 38,265) 44.0 Miles
Pulaski County, IN  (pop. 13,739) 45.8 Miles
Clinton County, IN  (pop. 32,981) 47.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Benton County, Indiana

765, 219



Elevation in Benton County, Indiana is 807.0 ft. (246.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Benton County, Indiana

Lat: 40.579571 N        Long: -87.314706 W



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Economic Analysis

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

    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 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
  Total Electric Industry 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
  Total Electric Industry 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Benton County, Indiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 196   (4.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 307   (7.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 179   (4.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 403   (9.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 532   (12.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 711   (16.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 631   (14.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 376   (8.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 106   (2.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 173   (3.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 78   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 26   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 303   (6.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 381   (8.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Benton County, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,137

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 345

In 3-person carpool : 61

In 4-person carpool : 22

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 20

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 3

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 24

Walked : 121

Other means : 49

Worked at home : 174


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Benton County, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 314

5 to 9 minutes : 495

10 to 14 minutes : 382

15 to 19 minutes : 518

20 to 24 minutes : 393

25 to 29 minutes : 269

30 to 34 minutes : 448

35 to 39 minutes : 136

40 to 44 minutes : 194

45 to 59 minutes : 432

60 to 89 minutes : 131

90 or more minutes : 70


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benton County, Indiana)

With Social Security income : 1,216

No Social Security income : 2,297


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benton County, Indiana)

With retirement income : 457

No retirement income : 3,056


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Benton County, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 102

$10,000 to $14,999 : 47

$15,000 to $19,999 : 61

$20,000 to $24,999 : 86

$25,000 to $29,999 : 111

$30,000 to $34,999 : 164

$35,000 to $39,999 : 97

$40,000 to $44,999 : 212

$45,000 to $49,999 : 184

$50,000 to $59,999 : 222

$60,000 to $74,999 : 393

$75,000 to $99,999 : 387

$100,000 to $124,999 : 131

$125,000 to $149,999 : 31

$150,000 to $199,999 : 55

$200,000 or more : 32


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Benton County, Indiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $53,818


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Benton County, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 626  (24.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 161  (6.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 299  (11.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 51  (2.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 576  (22.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 540  (25.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 441  (20.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 815  (38.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 20  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Benton County, Indiana

Employed: 4,475
Unemployed: 229



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Benton County, Indiana

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 20.6%
  • Other: 79.4%







There are 365 Farms In Benton County, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Benton County, Indiana

Alliance Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $619.3k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 38

Fowler State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $277.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 5

The Farmers And Merchants Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $241.2k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 5

Fifth Third Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $130.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Benton County, Indiana

  • Purdue University


    (about 23.1 miles in Lafayette, Indiana; Airport Code: LAF)

  • Vermilion Regional


    (about 30.1 miles in Bismarck, Illinois; Airport Code: DNV)

  • Vermillon County


    (about 30.3 miles in Bismarck, Illinois; Airport Code: DNV)

  • Greater Kankakee


    (about 44.0 miles in Aroma Park, Illinois; Airport Code: IKK)

  • Frankfort Municipal


    (about 44.9 miles in Frankfort, Indiana; Airport Code: FXR)

  • Lowell Airport


    (about 46.1 miles in Schneider, Indiana; Airport Code: RQL)

  • Rantoul National Aviation Center


    (about 47.8 miles in Rantoul, Illinois; Airport Code: II1)

  • Grissom ARB


    (about 61.2 miles in Grissom Air Reserve Base, Indiana; Airport Code: GUS)

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 62.4 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 62.5 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • University of Illinois/Willard


    (about 63.1 miles in Savoy, Illinois; Airport Code: CMI)

  • Kokomo Municipal


    (about 66.1 miles in Kokomo, Indiana; Airport Code: OKK)

  • Indianapolis Executive


    (about 67.7 miles in Westfield, Indiana; Airport Code: IN2)

  • Gary/Chicago International


    (about 71.9 miles in Gary, Indiana; Airport Code: GYY)

  • Eagle Creek Airpark


    (about 74.7 miles in Eagle Creek, Indiana; Airport Code: IN4)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 75.0 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 75.8 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • Hulman Field


    (about 77.7 miles in Terre Haute, Indiana; Airport Code: HUF)

  • Terre Haute International-Hulman Field


    (about 77.9 miles in Terre Haute, Indiana; Airport Code: HUF)

  • Indianapolis Muni/Weir Cook


    (about 80.2 miles in Indianapolis, Indiana; Airport Code: IND)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Benton County, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.47%

Carpooled

13.54%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.50%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.06%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.04%

Bicycle

0.04%

Walked

2.12%

Other Means

0.56%

Worked At Home

4.66%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,892

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 128

Female householder, no husband present : 295

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 988

Householder not living alone : 210


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Benton County, Indiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 8

Male householder and female partner : 146

Female householder and female partner : 11

Female householder and male partner : 58

All other households : 3,290


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Benton County, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,682

Renter-occupied housing units : 210

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 101

Renter-occupied housing units : 27

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 201

Renter-occupied housing units : 94

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 744

Renter-occupied housing units : 454


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Benton County, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 221

$10,000 to $14,999 : 216

$15,000 to $19,999 : 208

$20,000 to $24,999 : 164

$25,000 to $29,999 : 236

$30,000 to $34,999 : 223

$35,000 to $39,999 : 140

$40,000 to $44,999 : 314

$45,000 to $49,999 : 265

$50,000 to $59,999 : 366

$60,000 to $74,999 : 483

$75,000 to $99,999 : 361

$100,000 to $124,999 : 173

$125,000 to $149,999 : 56

$150,000 to $199,999 : 55

$200,000 or more : 32


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Benton County, Indiana)

Total : 3,900


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Benton County, Indiana)

Occupied : 3,513

Vacant : 387


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Benton County, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Benton County, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 38

Built 2000 to 2004 : 174

Built 1990 to 1999 : 224

Built 1980 to 1989 : 253

Built 1970 to 1979 : 497

Built 1960 to 1969 : 449

Built 1950 to 1959 : 386

Built 1940 to 1949 : 268

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,611


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Benton County, Indiana)

Utility gas : 2,169

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 828

Electricity : 387

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 74

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 37

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 18

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Benton County, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 25

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 46

$20,000 to $24,999 : 63

$25,000 to $29,999 : 36

$30,000 to $34,999 : 32

$35,000 to $39,999 : 42

$40,000 to $49,999 : 128

$50,000 to $59,999 : 267

$60,000 to $69,999 : 195

$70,000 to $79,999 : 267

$80,000 to $89,999 : 495

$90,000 to $99,999 : 201

$100,000 to $124,999 : 333

$125,000 to $149,999 : 228

$150,000 to $174,999 : 191

$175,000 to $199,999 : 27

$200,000 to $249,999 : 95

$250,000 to $299,999 : 18

$300,000 to $399,999 : 20

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 13

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Benton County, Indiana)

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 : 134

Home equity loan only : 268

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 22

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,185

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,119


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Benton County, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : $87,900

Built 2000 to 2004 : $118,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $109,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $95,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $95,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $83,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $82,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $65,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $82,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Benton County, Indiana: 68.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Benton County, Indiana

* 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 $250,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $250,000
2000        
  Single Family 4 4 $325,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $325,000
2001        
  Single Family 20 20 $2,237,572
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

20 20 $2,237,572
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,775,280
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,775,280
2004        
  Single Family 20 20 $2,269,763
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

20 20 $2,269,763
2005        
  Single Family 19 19 $2,955,604
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 19 $2,955,604
2006        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,152,340
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,152,340


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Benton County, IN): $39,813
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Benton County): $76,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Benton County, Indiana

Utility Gas: 59.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 25.2%
Electricity: 10.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 4.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Benton County, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 22.83%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 60.87%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 16.3%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Benton County): $488
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Benton County): $737


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



Health Care Centers Close To Benton County, Indiana

Home Hospital Home Health Care


     Address: 1415 Salem St Suite 202 W, Lafayette, Indiana 47904
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/31/1984

Physicians Homecare Inc


     Address: 210 Professional Ct, Lafayette, Indiana 47905
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/21/1987

Home Care Of White County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 810 South 6th Street Suite L, Monticello, Indiana 47960
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 5/29/1997

Mdm Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 106 S Range, Wolcott, Indiana 47995
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/9/1996

Ford Iroquois Public Health De


     Address: 114 North 3rd, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 4/23/1974

Hospitals Close To Benton County, Indiana

"st Vincent Williamsport Hospital, Inc"


     Address: 412 N Monroe Street, Williamsport, Indiana 47993
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Elizabeth Medical Center


     Address: 1501 Hartford Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47904
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Lafayette Home Hospital


     Address: 2400 South St, Lafayette, Indiana 47904
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

White County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1101 O'connor Boulevard, Monticello, Indiana 47960
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Iroquois Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 Fairman Street, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Benton County, Indiana

Green-hill Manor Inc


     Address: 501 N Lincoln Ave, Fowler, Indiana 47944
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Waters Of Williamsport, The


     Address: 200 Short St, Williamsport, Indiana 47993
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 51%

University Place Health Center And Assisted Living


     Address: 1750 Lindberg Rd, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 28
     Percent Occupied: Not Avai%

Rosewalk Village At Lafayette


     Address: 1903 Union Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47904
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 145
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Westminster Village - West Lafayette


     Address: 2741 North Salisbury St, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 50%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Benton County, Indiana

Name: Braidwood
Address: RR1, Box 84; Braceville, IL 60407
Distance: 67 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Benton County, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 1,260
    Disabled Workers: 220
    Widowers Workers: 250
    Spouses Workers: 120
    Children Workers: 145


(updated 2007)



Benton County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 28.43%
  • Bush & Cheney 70.07%
  • Other 1.50%



(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 County, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to Benton County, IN

8.10 % of Benton County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $35,151

Indiana Average 6.54 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Tippecanoe County , IN 3.35 % ($42,391 AGI )
  • Newton County , IN 0.73 % ($21,040 AGI )
  • Warren County , IN 0.35 % ($32,250 AGI )
  • White County , IN 0.32 % ($24,636 AGI )

Relocation away from Benton County, IN

9.58 % of Benton 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 $34,898

Indiana Average 6.56 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Tippecanoe County , IN 4.07 % ($30,803 AGI )
  • Jasper County , IN 0.52 % ($29,889 AGI )
  • Newton County , IN 0.46 % ($27,750 AGI )
  • Warren County , IN 0.43 % ($29,467 AGI )
  • White County , IN 0.32 % ($38,364 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Indiana

Low Bracket: $0 (3.40%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.40%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Indiana

6.00%


(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 County, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Benton County, Indiana


On 04/02/1975, a tornado touched down 3.96 miles from the center of Benton County, Indiana. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50 to $500.

On 06/14/1975, a tornado touched down 5.27 miles from the center of Benton County, Indiana. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 08/08/1991, a tornado touched down 5.5 miles from the center of Benton County, Indiana. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 06/14/1975, a tornado touched down 7.13 miles from the center of Benton County, Indiana. The tornado was rated a category 0 (with large hail) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 03/12/1976, a tornado touched down 7.72 miles from the center of Benton County, Indiana. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50 to $500.



Storms In Benton County, Indiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
04/14/2006, 05:20 pm 0 0 $300K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
05/15/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
08/10/2006, 08:12 am 0 0 $75K --
05/24/2006, 04:40 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/24/2006, 04:38 pm 0 0 $30K --
04/02/2006, 07:15 pm 0 0 $40K --
03/13/2006, 04:06 am 0 0 $10K --
03/12/2006, 10:30 pm 0 0 $20K --
07/08/2001, 02:40 pm 0 0 $40K --
04/30/1997, 05:38 pm 0 2 -- --
10/29/1996, 06:10 pm 0 1 -- --
         



Tornados In Benton County, Indiana

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2006-04-16 1 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  2006-04-16 1 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  2006-02-16 -- 25 1 0 0 $20K --
  2004-05-30 5 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-05-09 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  2001-05-26 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-06-27 1 20 1 0 0 $10K --
  1995-05-13 1 30 -- 0 0 $5K --
  1994-04-26 1 20 1 0 0 $50K --
  1990-10-03 1 100 1 0 0 $3M --
  1987-07-15 -- 10 1 0 0 $25K --
  1987-07-06 1 250 2 0 3 $3M --
  1982-05-16 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1979-07-14 4 50 1 0 0 $250K --
  1976-03-12 6 33 1 0 0 $25K --
  1975-05-24 -- 10 2 0 0 $25K --
  1974-06-20 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1972-04-06 11 30 1 0 0 $25K --
  1972-04-06 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1968-05-14 7 400 3 0 0 $3M --
  1962-04-30 -- 33 2 0 5 $25K --
  1961-06-10 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1958-06-08 -- 33 2 0 0 $25K --
  1958-06-08 -- 33 1 0 0 $25K --
  1954-05-28 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1954-05-27 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --





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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 County, Indiana directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Indiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
7,300 8,500 8,652 9,486 11,951 10,515 9,053 10,030 14,585 11,196


(updated 2014)



Jails in Benton County, Indiana


  • Benton County Jail


    105 South Lincoln, Fowler, IN 47944
    Capacity: 43
    Confined: 37
    Avg. Population: 35
    Year Built: 1997


(updated 2006)



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