Benton employment information

IndexBentonWisconsinNational
Income per capita$23,716$27,907$28,555
Median household income$48,462$52,738$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,781$67,186$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,250$30,207$33,219
Median earnings male$35,125$36,343$36,116
Median earnings female$27,583$25,134$25,692
Unemployment rate1.7%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level7.6%13.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benton is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benton is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benton is 70% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benton is 52% lower than the national average.

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Benton median earnings by income bracket

Benton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry28.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.4%5.3%
Financial & insurance services2.2%25.4%
Wholesale & retail services13.4%14.5%
Public administration3.9%0.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%0.9%
Education, health & social services7.8%27.2%
Other19.0%20.6%

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The Galena Territory, IL1,116$93,27274%
Hazel Green, WI1,173$68,19428%
Sandy Hook, WI442$60,48913%
Menominee, IL239$59,84412%
Dickeyville, WI1,024$50,7695%
Benton, WI927$48,4629%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Iron Ridge, WI927$53,5580%
Wilson, AR927$40,00025%
Grass Valley, NV927$44,65217%
Anita, IA927$40,19225%
Kersey, PA927$55,5364%
Benton, WI927$48,4629%
Source: The Benton, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.