Benton employment information

Income per capita$16,053$24,811$28,555
Median household income$35,096$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,346$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,908$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$30,375$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$16,964$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate9.5%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level27.6%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benton is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benton is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benton is 63% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benton is 77% higher than the national average.

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Benton median earnings by income bracket

Benton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector26.0%4.4%
Financial & insurance services2.4%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services5.9%17.5%
Public administration5.9%4.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.4%1.1%
Education, health & social services11.8%27.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hopewell, TN1,871$70,34032%
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Calhoun, TN530$41,96422%
Riceville, TN662$39,10727%
Cleveland, TN42,331$37,32530%
Benton, TN1,844$35,09634%

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New London, IA1,844$42,63920%
Old River-Winfree, TX1,844$65,91723%
Landisville, PA1,844$97,57882%
Simmesport, LA1,844$20,10962%
Denver, IA1,844$57,6888%
Benton, TN1,844$35,09634%
Source: The Benton, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.