Benton is a city located in Scott County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Scott County. With a 2020 population of 907, it is the 357th largest city in Missouri and the 10724th largest city in the United States . Benton is currently growing at a rate of 1.91% annually and its population has increased by 5.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 863 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Benton has a population density of 1,427 people per square mile.
The average household income in Benton is $68,331 with a poverty rate of 14.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is $173,800. The median age in Benton is 38.2 years, 36.1 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.