Benton employment information

Income per capita$18,614$28,912$28,555
Median household income$26,750$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$48,750$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,739$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$35,063$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$22,188$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate2.8%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level31.2%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benton is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benton is 50% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benton is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benton is 100% 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 industry6.4%8.1%
Manufacturing sector16.7%4.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%12.6%
Public administration16.7%12.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.5%2.2%
Education, health & social services9.6%41.3%

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Eagles Mere, PA101$72,50036%
Waller, PA105$69,58330%
Stillwater, PA178$66,87525%
Benton, PA1,005$26,75050%

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Moulton, TX1,005$56,4426%
New Seabury, MA1,005$114,861115%
Gallant, AL1,005$47,22212%
Bradford, VT1,005$34,75035%
Windsor, NY1,005$54,3272%
Benton, PA1,005$26,75050%
Source: The Benton, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.