Income/capita 24%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 31%
Income per capita$22,537$27,828$29,829
Median household income$31,213$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,583$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,139$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$26,902$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$19,750$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.7%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Benavides is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Benavides is 44% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Benavides is 31% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Benavides is 17% higher than the national average

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      Benavides employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.4%11.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%11.6%
      Wholesale & retail services2.0%10.5%
      Public administration15.5%6.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services8.2%52.2%

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      Benavides, TX1,891$31,21344%

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      Source: The Benavides, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).