Town Of Benton NY Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Town Of Benton, NY

The Town Of Benton is a County Subdivision of Yates County. The subdivision has a T1 Census Class Code which indicates that the Town Of Benton is an active county subdivision that is not coextensive with an incorporated place.

Also See: Yates County Data | Cities in Yates County | County Subdivisions in Yates County

Town Of Benton Boundary Map


Town Of Benton Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,768
Population in Households 2,654
Population in Familes 2,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density1 67
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 929
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 634
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 720 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 209 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $141,711
Average Home Value $226,283


Median Household Income $49,261
Average Household Income $65,694
Per Capita Income $24,464
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.33% -0.21%
Households -0.35% -0.24%
Families -1.0% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.