Benton City employment information

IndexBenton CityWashingtonNational
Income per capita$20,623$31,233$28,555
Median household income$49,655$60,294$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,612$76,673$68,142
Median income renter occupied$52,708$38,141$33,219
Median earnings male$46,953$41,039$36,116
Median earnings female$24,861$26,815$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level15.3%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benton City is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benton City is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benton City is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benton City is 2% lower than the national average.

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Benton City median earnings by income bracket

Benton City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.0%4.3%
Manufacturing sector2.7%21.6%
Financial & insurance services0.7%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services7.7%15.2%
Public administration4.1%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%3.8%
Education, health & social services5.9%30.4%
Other55.1%40.3%

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Prosser, WA5,793$53,7360%
Kennewick, WA75,971$51,7393%
Benton City, WA3,130$49,6557%

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South Fallsburg, NY3,131$38,75028%
Homer, LA3,129$33,66837%
Sacaton, AZ3,131$27,43149%
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Benton City, WA3,130$49,6557%
Source: The Benton City, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.