Benton is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 4,465, it is the 84th largest city in Kentucky and the 5086th largest city in the United States. Benton is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually but its population has increased by 2.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,349 in 2010. Benton reached it's highest population of 4,532 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Benton has a population density of 991 people per square mile.
The average household income in Benton is $59,921 with a poverty rate of 14.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $125,300. The median age in Benton is 40.6 years, 37.1 years for males, and 44 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males.