Benton Heights employment information

IndexBenton HeightsMichiganNational
Income per capita$8,717$26,143$28,555
Median household income$18,777$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$25,202$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,454$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$16,699$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$13,500$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate10.2%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level51.5%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benton Heights is 69% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benton Heights is 65% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benton Heights is 75% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benton Heights is 230% higher than the national average.

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Benton Heights median earnings by income bracket

Benton Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector39.9%8.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services10.7%4.7%
Public administration1.4%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%1.7%
Education, health & social services9.3%40.6%

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Shoreham, MI832$75,93842%
St. Joseph, MI8,310$52,7721%
Stevensville, MI1,312$52,0003%
Paw Paw Lake, MI3,639$49,1078%
Coloma, MI1,705$46,68113%
Benton Heights, MI4,467$18,77765%

Cities with similar population

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Hawaiian Beaches, HI4,467$34,58335%
Valdese, NC4,468$38,27428%
Holtville, AL4,466$47,37811%
Phoenix, OR4,465$34,47836%
Geneva, AL4,465$29,02546%
Benton Heights, MI4,467$18,77765%
Source: The Benton Heights, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.