Lake Benton employment information

IndexLake BentonMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$22,134$31,642$28,555
Median household income$29,261$60,828$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,417$74,687$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,375$31,748$33,219
Median earnings male$42,143$39,915$36,116
Median earnings female$12,379$27,655$25,692
Unemployment rate1.9%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level14.2%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lake Benton is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake Benton is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Benton is 68% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake Benton is 9% lower than the national average.

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Lake Benton median earnings by income bracket

Lake Benton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry24.7%2.3%
Manufacturing sector21.1%8.0%
Financial & insurance services1.2%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services7.2%12.5%
Public administration3.0%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.9%2.3%
Education, health & social services2.4%46.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Elkton, SD655$60,37513%
Florence, MN28$56,2505%
Tyler, MN1,210$48,5719%
Flandreau, SD2,088$42,30621%
Ruthton, MN270$39,37526%
Lake Benton, MN669$29,26145%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fort Towson, OK669$27,15949%
Worthington, PA669$40,50024%
The Lakes, MN669$70,25031%
Salvisa, KY669$53,1621%
Wauzeka, WI669$44,37517%
Lake Benton, MN669$29,26145%
Source: The Lake Benton, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.