Benton City employment information

IndexBenton CityMissouriNational
Income per capita$18,950$26,006$28,555
Median household income$51,250$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,750$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,875$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$36,250$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$11,563$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate9.7%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level8.5%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benton City is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benton City is 4% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benton City is 67% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benton City is 46% lower than the national average.

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Benton City median earnings by income bracket

Benton City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.3%19.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%9.5%
Public administration39.5%28.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%23.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Vandiver, MO110$51,2504%
Rush Hill, MO131$41,60722%
Farber, MO422$41,59722%
Mexico, MO11,555$40,78824%
Martinsburg, MO355$38,54228%
Benton City, MO147$51,2504%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Reed, AR147$15,23472%
Anselmo, NE147$37,08331%
Navarino, WI147$39,00027%
Detroit, IL147$76,25043%
Blackwater, MO147$28,75046%
Benton City, MO147$51,2504%
Source: The Benton City, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.