Benson employment information

Income per capita$14,558$28,912$28,555
Median household income$36,875$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,375$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,313$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$25,500$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$14,375$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate27.3%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level19.3%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benson is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benson is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benson is 369% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benson is 24% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Benson median earnings by income bracket

Benson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector23.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services1.8%48.0%
Public administration10.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%32.0%

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Westmont, PA5,086$58,0749%
Benson, PA212$36,87531%

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St. Johns, OH212$46,51013%
Bemus Point, NY212$40,58824%
Briarcliff, AR212$37,70829%
Shaktoolik, AK212$32,29240%
Benson, PA212$36,87531%
Source: The Benson, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.