Benton employment information

Income per capita$18,840$24,775$28,555
Median household income$38,125$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,658$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,523$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$27,161$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$17,470$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate5.9%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level21.8%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benton is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benton is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benton is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benton is 40% 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%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.2%
Wholesale & retail services6.2%18.0%
Public administration11.3%7.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%0.5%
Education, health & social services10.1%41.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Eastwood, LA4,387$80,16350%
Red Chute, LA6,643$68,77429%
Blanchard, LA2,911$62,99518%
Bossier City, LA64,895$47,10312%
Haughton, LA3,458$47,02012%
Benton, LA1,878$38,12529%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Snow Hill, NC1,878$26,73150%
Lake Mills, IA1,878$40,41724%
Lookout Mountain, TN1,878$125,729135%
Dover, PA1,878$50,7575%
Langdon, ND1,878$57,4207%
Benton, LA1,878$38,12529%
Source: The Benton, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.