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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Benton County is $22,591, which is lower than the state average of $24,953 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Benton County median household income is $46,909, which has grown by 17.82% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 17.25% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Benton County residents spend 24.4 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 23.1 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, #52

Benton County
22,591 USD
Indiana
24,953 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

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

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Benton County
27,919 USD
Indiana
28,819 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
Benton County
33,892 USD
Indiana
35,272 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
Benton County
21,598 USD
Indiana
22,933 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

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

Household Income

Median Household Income, #50
Benton County
46,909 USD
Indiana
48,737 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Benton County
56,562 USD
Indiana
63,736 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #55
Benton County
17.82%
Indiana
17.25%
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
 Benton CountyIndianaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income23.24%$7,316, see rank19.01%$12,35221.11%$16,919
Social Security Income34.58%$17,244, see rank29.99%$18,30429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.33%$2,720, see rank2.21%$3,2102.82%$3,720
Retirement Income15.62%$12,936, see rank18.63%$17,69917.85%$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
Benton County
56,682 USD
Indiana
60,440 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Benton County
64,169 USD
Indiana
75,012 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

 Benton CountyIndianaU.S.
White$47,097, see rank$51,311$56,900
Hispanic$40,000, see rank$38,618$42,396
Two or More Races$17,917, see rank$37,993$47,621

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

Median Household Income by Age

 Benton CountyIndianaU.S.
less than 25$41,250, see rank$22,736$25,788
25 to 44$50,848, see rank$53,136$58,398
45 to 64$56,589, see rank$59,465$65,027
65 or over$31,289, see rank$35,667$37,945

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

Employment Status

 Benton CountyIndianaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over6,801, see rank5,131,317248,775,628
Male13,291, 48.39%, see rank48.70%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:22,417, 73.44%, see rank69.26%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.12%0.73%
Male, Civilian22,417, 73.44%, see rank69.14%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed32,254, 93.26%, see rank90.84%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3163, 6.74%, see rank9.16%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2874, 26.56%, see rank30.74%30.72%
Female13,510, 51.61%, see rank51.30%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:21,896, 54.02%, see rank59.17%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.11%
Female, Civilian21,896, 54.02%, see rank59.16%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed31,809, 95.41%, see rank91.51%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed387, 4.59%, see rank8.49%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force21,614, 45.98%, see rank40.83%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

 Benton CountyIndianaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over3,985, 100%2,942,663141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone3,168, 79.50%, see rank83.18%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled408, 10.24%, see rank8.96%9.59%
Public Transportation19, 0.48%, see rank1.06%5.06%
Walked157, 3.94%, see rank2.09%2.78%
Other Means35, 0.88%, see rank1.44%1.79%
Worked at Home198, 4.97%, see rank3.27%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Benton County
24.4 minutes
Indiana
23.1 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
 Benton CountyIndianaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,0632,994,736143,435,233
Male12,254, 55.48%, see rank52.41%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2480, 21.30%, see rank28.17%33.12%
Service Occupations2251, 11.14%, see rank13.27%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2317, 14.06%, see rank16.24%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2130, 5.77%, see rank0.72%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2268, 11.89%, see rank8.63%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2640, 28.39%, see rank26.36%17.94%
Female11,809, 44.52%, see rank47.59%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2598, 33.06%, see rank36.67%40.04%
Service Occupations2372, 20.56%, see rank21.40%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2563, 31.12%, see rank31.74%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations22, 0.11%, see rank0.14%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations212, 0.66%, see rank0.36%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2249, 13.76%, see rank9.40%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
 Benton CountyIndianaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,063, 100%2,994,736143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining325, 8.00%, see rank1.44%1.96%
Construction301, 7.41%, see rank5.68%6.17%
Manufacturing741, 18.24%, see rank18.60%10.43%
Wholesale Trade99, 2.44%, see rank2.58%2.75%
Retail Trade444, 10.93%, see rank11.54%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities275, 6.77%, see rank5.14%4.93%
Information63, 1.55%, see rank1.54%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing199, 4.90%, see rank5.23%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
203, 5.00%, see rank7.86%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance964, 23.73%, see rank23.17%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
113, 2.78%, see rank8.94%9.49%
Public Administration158, 3.89%, see rank3.58%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration178, 4.38%, see rank4.70%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Benton County%IndianaU.S.
Population in Poverty1,16313.43%, see rank15.51%15.59%
Family in Poverty2018.83%, see rank11.26%11.47%

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


 
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