Basic information about the Benton County
The Benton County is located in the state of Mississippi. This county occupies 410 square miles, with 3 square miles being water areas. There are 8.729 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Benton County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (60.53%), followed by Black or African American (37.26%) and Two or More races (1.01%). There are 3.404 households in the county, while 68,83% of them are family households and 31,17% represent non family households. There are 3 cities and towns in Benton County. The most populated city is Hickory Flat town and the smallest town or village is Snow Lake Shores town.