Benton employment information

Income per capita$23,025$27,367$28,555
Median household income$41,875$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,000$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,750$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$22,404$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$25,903$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate7.8%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level17.5%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benton is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benton is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benton is 33% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benton is 12% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Benton median earnings by income bracket

Benton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry21.3%1.3%
Manufacturing sector16.2%4.9%
Financial & insurance services2.2%0.9%
Wholesale & retail services10.1%18.1%
Public administration6.1%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.0%39.4%

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Benton, KS1,013$41,87522%

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Viola, IL1,013$52,2222%
Shellsburg, IA1,013$46,66713%
Rich Square, NC1,013$30,27543%
Tumbling Shoals, AR1,013$51,9743%
Rimersburg, PA1,012$26,87550%
Benton, KS1,013$41,87522%
Source: The Benton, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.