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Income/capita 23%
Household income 100%
Unemployment 168%
IndexBentonAlabamaNational
Income per capita$23,038$24,736$29,829
Median household income$0$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$70,000$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$0$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate12.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level0.0%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Benton is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Benton is 100% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Benton is 168% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Benton is 100% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

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      City
      $29,835$44,758$89,516
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Benton median earnings by income bracket

      Benton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%50.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%50.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration25.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities25.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services25.0%50.0%
      Other25.0%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Valley Grande, AL3,855$51,5007%
      Lowndesboro, AL95$45,25018%
      Autaugaville, AL1,023$29,32747%
      Selmont-West Selmont, AL2,335$28,68948%
      Selma, AL19,650$23,28358%
      Benton, AL32$0100%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sugden, OK32$0100%
      Jacksonville, IA32$0100%
      Nenzel, NE32$75,00036%
      Virgil, KS32$28,12549%
      La Escondida, TX32$0100%
      Benton, AL32$0100%
      Source: The Benton, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).