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Where is Benton County, Mississippi?

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Benton County is a county equivalent area found in Mississippi, USA. The county government of Benton is found in the county seat of Ashland.

With a total 1,058.41 sq. km of land and water area, Benton County, Mississippi is the 2555th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 8,296 people, Benton County has a total 4164 households earning 31060 on average per year.

Benton County, Mississippi - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 28009
Area Codes 662
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Ashland (population: 2,893), Hickory Flat (population: 2,595), Lamar (population: 2,306), Michigan City (population: 1,143)
Land Area 3,203 sq miles
Water Area 407 sq miles
Household Income $31,060
Housing Units 4,164
Median Home Value $81,200
High School Grads 73% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 10% of population
Retail Spending $3,141 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.