Benton is a city in Butler County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 880.
Benton is located at 37°47′21″N 97°6′30″W / 37.78917°N 97.10833°W / 37.78917; -97.10833 (37.789302, -97.108402). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 827 people, 308 households, and 238 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,109.0 people per square mile (425.7/km²). There were 327 housing units at an average density of 438.5 per square mile (168.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.46% White, 0.12% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.48% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.33% of the population.