17.7 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Benton, Tennessee


17.7 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Benton, Tennessee in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 15.3 percent lower than the state average of 33 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 1,695.

75.6 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Benton, Tennessee residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Benton, Tennessee for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
256
24.4
Regular high school diploma
327
31.2
GED or alternative credential
97
9.3
Some college less than 1 year
87
8.3
Some college 1 or more years no degree
95
9.1
Associate's degree
105
10
Bachelor's degree
58
5.5
Master's degree
18
1.7
Professional school degree
5
0.5
Doctorate degree
0
0
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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