Benton, KY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,923 housing units in Benton. This represents a 6.1% growth from 1,813 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,854 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 69 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Benton is about 71.4%. Benton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.7%. Average household size is 2.18 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Benton were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.10%
One Bedroom10.10%
Two Bedrooms30.40%
Three Bedrooms44.60%
Four Bedrooms10.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.38
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$74,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$63,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.68
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$363

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.30%
Home Equity Loan5.50%
Simple Mortgage42.30%
Debt Free45.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.1%