Benton, AR Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,291 housing units in Benton. This represents a 24.7% growth from 7,453 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 9,018 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 273 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Benton is about 67.2%. Benton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.3%. Average household size is 2.48 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Benton were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom9.40%
Two Bedrooms29.50%
Three Bedrooms49.60%
Four Bedrooms9.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.51
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$86,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$67,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$397

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.50%
Home Equity Loan3.80%
Simple Mortgage56%
Debt Free34.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.3%