Bennett is located just 25 miles from Davenport and 15 minutes from Interstate 80, providing prospects for businesses. The Quad City International Airport is only a 25 mile commute; and offers a number of non-stop flights throughout the United States.
Bennett is home to Bennett Community School , a public school for Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade students. It also includes the town of New Liberty and surrounding rural areas. The school is small in classroom size with a strong teacher/student relationship. It is technoligically up-to-date having an interactive Smartboard in every classroom, Ipads for Pre-school students, and laptop computers for grades 3-6. Junior and senior high students (7-12) are in a grade sharing agreement with the nearby schools of Tipton and Durant.
Population is 405, which increased 3.24% since the 2000 US Census
Percentage of Population by Age:
- 16.8 % (68 people) - Seniors (65+)
- 23.7% (96 people) - Boomers (45-65)
- 21.7% (88 people) - Adults (30-44)
- 8.4% (34 people) - Young Adults (20-29)
- 29.4% (119 people) - Children (19 and under)
Median Age Population by Gender:
- Male - 38.7
- Female - 38.1
There are 160 households, 116 of those are family households (72.5%). The percent of population in owner occupied units is 77% compared to the state of Iowa that has 72.8% and the United States at 65.2%.