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Benton is a town in and the parish seat of Bossier Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The population was 2,035 at the 2000 census but declined to 1,948 in 2010. The town is named for 19th century U.S. Senator Thomas Hart Benton, a Democrat from Missouri and an ally of U.S. President Andrew Jackson. The larger Bossier City is located south of Benton. In Benton Square downtown near the Bossier Parish School Board office, the town maintains several historical buildings, including primitive cabins, a one-room schoolhouse museum, and the boyhood home of William Clark Hughes, who was the Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1926 to 1928. Benton is the eighth-largest city in the Ark-La-Tex region.

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Facts and Stats for Benton*

  • Pollution Statistics in Benton

    Know the pollution level of Benton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Benton: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Benton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Benton.

    • Burglary and Theft 60 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 80 (Very High)
    • Attacks 55 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 80 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 15 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 70 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 55 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 80 (Very High)
  • Living in Benton - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 29.38 (Low)
    • Climate Index 87.05 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 38.36 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.8 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 25.93 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.6 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 59.61 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Benton

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Benton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.75 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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