Benson employment information

IndexBensonArizonaNational
Income per capita$19,357$26,686$29,829
Median household income$30,010$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,281$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,526$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$29,474$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$18,049$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level24.8%17.7%15.1%
The Benson, AZ employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Benson is $19,357, which is 27% lower than than the Arizona average and 35% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $30,010, which is 42% lower than than the Arizona average and 46% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Benson is 3%, which is 36% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Benson is 25% which is 64% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$20,004$30,010$60,020
City
$34,223$51,340$102,680
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Benson is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benson is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benson is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benson is 64% higher than the national average.

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Benson median earnings by income bracket

Benson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.1%3.8%
Manufacturing sector11.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.6%
Wholesale & retail services11.9%18.3%
Public administration14.1%11.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%0.7%
Education, health & social services10.2%45.9%
Other34.1%17.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. David, AZ1,709$55,5050%
Mescal, AZ1,525$39,58328%
Pimaco Two, AZ615$32,53941%
Benson, AZ4,974$30,01046%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chittenango, NY4,974$64,65917%
Salem, MO4,974$27,95749%
Chisago City, MN4,975$65,11918%
Normandy, MO4,973$32,83041%
Thatcher, AZ4,972$43,08322%
Benson, AZ4,974$30,01046%
Source: The Benson, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).