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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Benton is $16,250, which is much lower than the state average of $27,621 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Benton median household income is $41,500, which has grown by 58.10% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Benton residents spend 16.7 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 18.3 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, #942

Benton, IA
16,250 USD
Iowa
27,621 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

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

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Benton, IA
16,667 USD
Iowa
30,246 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, IA
8,750 USD
Iowa
36,237 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, IA
23,000 USD
Iowa
24,406 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

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

Household Income

Median Household Income, #638
Benton, IA
41,500 USD
Iowa
52,716 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Benton, IA
40,225 USD
Iowa
67,621 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #132
Benton, IA
58.10%
Iowa
33.56%
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, IAIowaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income20.00%$1,725, see rank25.52%$14,12921.11%$16,919
Social Security Income40.00%$15,075, see rank29.97%$17,95229.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income-5.00%$0, see rank2.52%$3,1702.82%$3,720
Retirement Income15.00%$26,500, see rank16.50%$19,17917.85%$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, IA
45,625 USD
Iowa
66,829 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Benton, IA
50,913 USD
Iowa
81,424 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, IAIowaU.S.
White$41,500, see rank$53,780$56,900

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

Median Household Income by Age

 Benton, IAIowaU.S.
25 to 44$41,667, see rank$60,276$58,398
45 to 64$29,375, see rank$65,223$65,027
65 or over$41,875, see rank$35,945$37,945

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

Employment Status

 Benton, IAIowaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over43, see rank2,434,242248,775,628
Male127, 62.79%, see rank49.16%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:216, 59.26%, see rank72.48%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.13%0.73%
Male, Civilian216, 59.26%, see rank72.35%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed316, 100.00%, see rank94.10%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed30, 0.00%, see rank5.90%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force211, 40.74%, see rank27.52%30.72%
Female116, 37.21%, see rank50.84%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:214, 87.50%, see rank63.54%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.11%
Female, Civilian214, 87.50%, see rank63.52%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed314, 100.00%, see rank95.12%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed30, 0.00%, see rank4.88%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force22, 12.50%, see rank36.46%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, IAIowaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over30, 100%1,535,285141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone24, 80.00%, see rank80.26%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled4, 13.33%, see rank9.03%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank1.07%5.06%
Walked2, 6.67%, see rank3.51%2.78%
Other Means0, 0.00%, see rank1.52%1.79%
Worked at Home0, 0.00%, see rank4.61%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Benton, IA
16.7 minutes
Iowa
18.3 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, IAIowaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over301,562,492143,435,233
Male116, 53.33%, see rank52.14%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank30.74%33.12%
Service Occupations24, 25.00%, see rank11.30%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations28, 50.00%, see rank16.55%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank1.83%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank9.01%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21, 6.25%, see rank24.15%17.94%
Female114, 46.67%, see rank47.86%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations23, 21.43%, see rank38.28%40.04%
Service Occupations27, 50.00%, see rank22.21%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations23, 21.43%, see rank31.38%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.39%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.27%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21, 7.14%, see rank7.19%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, IAIowaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over30, 100%1,562,492143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining0, 0.00%, see rank3.99%1.96%
Construction0, 0.00%, see rank6.14%6.17%
Manufacturing0, 0.00%, see rank14.92%10.43%
Wholesale Trade0, 0.00%, see rank2.90%2.75%
Retail Trade13, 43.33%, see rank11.67%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities2, 6.67%, see rank4.60%4.93%
Information0, 0.00%, see rank1.83%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing0, 0.00%, see rank7.56%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
0, 0.00%, see rank7.09%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance11, 36.67%, see rank24.27%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
2, 6.67%, see rank7.44%9.49%
Public Administration0, 0.00%, see rank3.25%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration2, 6.67%, see rank4.32%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Benton, IA%IowaU.S.
Population in Poverty47.69%, see rank12.55%15.59%
Family in Poverty00.00%, see rank8.17%11.47%

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


 
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