Benson, North Carolina 

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Population

3,578

+10.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$27,455

Median Home Price

$152,000

Best Places to Live in Benson, North Carolina

Mid-sized-city complex - Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Benson, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Strong economy
-Attractive residential areas
-Educated population
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Benson
 $184,900 
141 Wilmack Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1358 SqFt
 $149,000 
4158 Benson Hardee Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1823 SqFt
 $250,000 
230 Rocky Creek Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1650 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Raleigh Metro Area

The Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill triad, sometimes referred to as the Research Triangle, is a multifaceted commercial center and capital city. Raleigh, and the rapidly growing suburban community of Cary just west, form the eastern corner of the triangle.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Benson
Zip Codes: 27504
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 363 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Benson is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Benson jobs have increased by 2.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Benson's cost of living is 9.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Benson's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Benson, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Johnston county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Benson's population is 3,578 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Benson is $152,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Benson public schools spend $8,151 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Benson. More Education


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Housing Market in Benson

It's a good time to buy in Benson. Home Appreciation is up 7.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Benson Real Estate

The median home price in Benson is $152,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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warning to minorities - 3/4/2009
If you don't meet a certain salary range and stay in a certain neighborhood your child may be named a low income, low achiever with low test scores. Seriously,they are... Read More

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NEW LISTINGS IN BENSON
$184,900
141 Wilmack Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$149,000
4158 Benson Hardee Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$250,000
230 Rocky Creek Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$249,999
530 S Pleasant Coates Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$290,000
81 Poston Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$850,000
504 Dogeye Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$125,000
206 W Church St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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