Benton

3 reviews
  1. Town in New Hampshire
C-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    NG
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    D+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    D+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    C+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$194,500
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$675
National
$904
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    264
  • Murder
    No Data
    5
  • Rape
    No Data
    37
  • Robbery
    No Data
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    575
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    257

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$41,250
National
$53,046
Children
24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    2%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    54%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    14%

Reviews

3 reviews
  • Excellent
    0
  • Very Good
    0
  • Average
    3
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    0
The only time weather really impacts life is during the winter when we have a ton of snow or in summer when we sometimes have frequent thunderstorms
  • Niche User
  • Feb 26 2015
There aren't many options for eating out
  • Niche User
  • Feb 26 2015
Many of the businesses have all the employees they need so they don't hire more
  • Niche User
  • Feb 26 2015