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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 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • 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 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 78.57 (High)
    • Car Stealing 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 71.88 (High)
    • Attacks 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 78.13 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 68.75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 78.13 (High)
  • Living in Benton - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 28.65 (Low)
    • Climate Index 86.76 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 56.03 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.18 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.91 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 101.03 (High)
    • 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 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.25 USD

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

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