Benson employment information

IndexBensonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,764$25,608$28,555
Median household income$27,455$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,981$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,404$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$14,485$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$17,031$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate9.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level43.8%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benson is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benson is 49% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benson is 55% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benson is 181% higher than the national average.

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Benson median earnings by income bracket

Benson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector2.4%14.0%
Financial & insurance services2.4%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services11.4%5.9%
Public administration6.3%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%1.8%
Education, health & social services5.4%47.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fuquay-Varina, NC20,246$59,59211%
Spivey's Corner, NC357$57,4557%
Bunnlevel, NC820$52,5332%
Falcon, NC274$51,2504%
Linden, NC156$47,50011%
Benson, NC3,435$27,45549%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Moss Beach, CA3,435$81,62253%
Heron Bay, GA3,435$70,51132%
Sharpsburg, PA3,436$29,73644%
St. Augusta, MN3,434$75,13940%
North Fort Lewis, WA3,434$65,33922%
Benson, NC3,435$27,45549%
Source: The Benson, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.