Benton, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 17 housing units in Benton. This represents a 13.3% growth from 15 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 17 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Benton is about 87.5%. Benton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.9%. Average household size is 1.94 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Benton were built after 1945.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom0%
Two Bedrooms47.10%
Three Bedrooms17.60%
Four Bedrooms35.30%
Five Bedrooms or more0%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2
Median year structure was built1945
Median Value of occupied units$18,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.5
Median year structure was built1945

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0%
Home Equity Loan0%
Simple Mortgage40%
Debt Free60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.8%