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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Ben Hill County is $15,497, which is much lower than the state average of $25,427 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Ben Hill County median household income is $30,643, which has grown by 13.07% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 16.28% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Ben Hill County residents spend 16.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 27.4 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #147

Ben Hill County
15,497 USD
Georgia
25,427 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Ben Hill County
23,453 USD
Georgia
29,424 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Ben Hill County
28,672 USD
Georgia
33,645 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Ben Hill County
18,750 USD
Georgia
25,105 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #140
Ben Hill County
30,643 USD
Georgia
49,342 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Ben Hill County
40,165 USD
Georgia
68,317 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #104
Ben Hill County
13.07%
Georgia
16.28%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Ben Hill CountyGeorgiaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income11.23%$7,200, see rank16.09%$15,04921.11%$16,919
Social Security Income34.10%$18,309, see rank26.97%$17,11429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.13%$2,277, see rank1.91%$3,3102.82%$3,720
Retirement Income13.53%$18,635, see rank16.32%$24,53317.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Ben Hill County
36,760 USD
Georgia
59,068 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Ben Hill County
44,861 USD
Georgia
78,856 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Ben Hill CountyGeorgiaU.S.
White$39,802, see rank$56,472$56,900
Black$18,370, see rank$36,356$35,600
Hispanic$35,345, see rank$38,032$42,396
One Race, Other$36,466, see rank$34,510$40,300
Two or More Races$35,352, see rank$46,698$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Ben Hill CountyGeorgiaU.S.
less than 25$23,864, see rank$23,220$25,788
25 to 44$27,930, see rank$51,851$58,398
45 to 64$36,523, see rank$58,662$65,027
65 or over$29,036, see rank$36,350$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Ben Hill CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over13,469, see rank7,693,577248,775,628
Male16,402, 47.53%, see rank48.19%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:23,527, 55.09%, see rank68.68%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces26, 0.09%, see rank1.19%0.73%
Male, Civilian23,521, 55.00%, see rank67.49%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed33,045, 86.48%, see rank89.31%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3476, 13.52%, see rank10.69%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,875, 44.91%, see rank31.32%30.72%
Female17,067, 52.47%, see rank51.81%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:23,142, 44.46%, see rank58.27%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.13%0.11%
Female, Civilian23,142, 44.46%, see rank58.13%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed32,820, 89.75%, see rank89.13%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3322, 10.25%, see rank10.87%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force23,925, 55.54%, see rank41.73%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Ben Hill CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over5,829, 100%4,253,203141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone4,787, 82.12%, see rank79.49%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled691, 11.85%, see rank10.41%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank2.10%5.06%
Walked109, 1.87%, see rank1.57%2.78%
Other Means135, 2.32%, see rank1.66%1.79%
Worked at Home107, 1.84%, see rank4.78%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Ben Hill County
16.5 minutes
Georgia
27.4 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Ben Hill CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over5,8654,300,074143,435,233
Male13,045, 51.92%, see rank51.97%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2576, 18.92%, see rank31.98%33.12%
Service Occupations2413, 13.56%, see rank14.45%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2291, 9.56%, see rank17.93%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations289, 2.92%, see rank0.92%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2206, 6.77%, see rank9.27%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,279, 42.00%, see rank18.73%17.94%
Female12,820, 48.08%, see rank48.03%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,032, 36.60%, see rank39.87%40.04%
Service Occupations2760, 26.95%, see rank19.69%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2830, 29.43%, see rank32.68%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations215, 0.53%, see rank0.23%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.32%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2155, 5.50%, see rank6.88%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Ben Hill CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over5,865, 100%4,300,074143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining160, 2.73%, see rank1.18%1.96%
Construction299, 5.10%, see rank6.38%6.17%
Manufacturing1,180, 20.12%, see rank10.63%10.43%
Wholesale Trade75, 1.28%, see rank2.90%2.75%
Retail Trade702, 11.97%, see rank11.95%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities339, 5.78%, see rank5.98%4.93%
Information61, 1.04%, see rank2.49%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing236, 4.02%, see rank6.33%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
316, 5.39%, see rank11.42%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance1,316, 22.44%, see rank21.10%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
394, 6.72%, see rank9.25%9.49%
Public Administration342, 5.83%, see rank5.40%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration445, 7.59%, see rank4.99%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Ben Hill County%GeorgiaU.S.
Population in Poverty6,21836.20%, see rank18.48%15.59%
Family in Poverty1,29229.78%, see rank14.22%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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