Benton, IL Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,277 housing units in Benton.
This represents a 3.2% decline from 3,386 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 3,122 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 155 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Benton is about 70%.
Benton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.2%.
Average household size is 2.25 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Benton were built after 1955.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||1.10%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Median year structure was built||1953|
|Median Value of occupied units||$48,000|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$43,400|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.07|
|Median year structure was built||1961|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$286|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.70%|
|Home Equity Loan||3.10%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||18.3%|