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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexLake BentonMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$28,849$33,225$29,829
Median household income$46,538$63,217$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,500$77,618$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,000$34,348$35,192
Median earnings male$39,792$40,933$36,919
Median earnings female$25,357$29,114$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level11.9%10.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake Benton is 3% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake Benton is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Benton is 46% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake Benton is 21% lower than the national average

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      $31,022 $46,538 $93,076
      $42,140 $63,217 $126,434
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Lake Benton median earnings by income bracket

      Lake Benton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.8%14.8%
      Manufacturing sector20.0%20.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%1.9%
      Wholesale & retail services14.8%14.8%
      Public administration2.6%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.5%13.5%
      Education, health & social services11.0%11.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Elkton, SD813$62,72713.4%
      Arco, MN71$53,5583.2%
      Holland, MN180$48,75011.9%
      Ivanhoe, MN617$47,91713.4%
      Flandreau, SD2,425$47,35014.4%
      Lake Benton, MN638$46,53815.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Mountain Park city, GA638$74,37534.4%
      Elgin, IA638$49,65910.2%
      Oretta, LA638$0100.0%
      Alton, MO638$24,68855.4%
      Warner, NH638$35,92135.1%
      Lake Benton, MN638$46,53815.9%
      Source: The Lake Benton, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).