Benton County is located in west-central Tennessee. The County Seat is Camden and the largest city is Camden. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.bentoncountytn.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 16,145 and the 2010 census population was 16,489. The land area is 394.14 square miles and there are 41.8 persons per square mile.
95.1% of the population is White, 2.4% is Black or African American, 2.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 78.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $80,100, there are 6,892 households, an average of 2.35 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,456, the median household income is $33,033, and 22.1% of the persons in Benton County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,519. Retail sales (in $1000) were $136,843, and sales per capita were $8,472.
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