Benson employment information

Income per capita$18,208$29,535$28,555
Median household income$32,604$54,447$53,482
Median income owner occupied$34,271$66,471$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,500$31,595$33,219
Median earnings male$25,313$33,897$36,116
Median earnings female$20,368$25,566$25,692
Unemployment rate5.9%4.2%5.8%
Poverty level21.9%12.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benson is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benson is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benson is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benson is 41% 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 industry17.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.5%19.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%3.4%
Public administration15.9%6.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%3.4%
Education, health & social services4.8%42.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pittsford, VT570$52,1882%
Ticonderoga, NY3,335$49,7597%
West Rutland, VT1,998$47,76811%
Castleton, VT1,238$46,66713%
Fair Haven, VT2,347$44,18517%
Benson, VT319$32,60439%

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Mansfield, WA319$44,84416%
Lytton, IA319$54,6882%
Bluetown, TX319$20,53662%
Fire Island, NY319$81,96453%
Sandy Creek, NC319$39,16727%
Benson, VT319$32,60439%
Source: The Benson, VT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.