U.S. Beacon June 24, 2024

Benson, AZ

Cochise County, Arizona

Latitude: 31.952880     Longitude: -110.306771
Population 4,934 (2005)
Elevation of Benson, Arizona: 3585 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0405770, place: Benson city, Arizona)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 4,069 (100%)
In labor force: 1,938 (47.63%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,916 (47.09%)
----Employed: 1,685 (41.41%)
----Unemployed: 231 (5.68%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 12.1%
--Armed Forces: 22 (0.54%)
Not in labor force: 2,131 (52.37%)
Females 16 years and over: 2,044 (50.23%)
In labor force: 875 (21.5%)
--Civilian labor force: 875 (21.5%)
----Employed: 773 (19%)
Own children under 6 years: 204 (5.01%)
All parents in family in labor force: 108 (2.65%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 1,629 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 1,223 (75.08%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 222 (13.63%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 0 (0%)
Walked: 86 (5.28%)
Other means: 50 (3.07%)
Worked at home: 48 (2.95%)
Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 1,685 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 369 (21.9%)
Service occupations: 410 (24.33%)
Sales and office occupations: 420 (24.93%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 0 (0%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 258 (15.31%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 228 (13.53%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 67 (3.98%)
Construction: 97 (5.76%)
Manufacturing: 43 (2.55%)
Wholesale trade.: 16 (0.95%)
Retail trade: 231 (13.71%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 163 (9.67%)
Information: 27 (1.6%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 78 (4.63%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 87 (5.16%)
Educational, health and social services: 439 (26.05%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 254 (15.07%)
Other services (except public administration): 40 (2.37%)
Public administration: 143 (8.49%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 1,217 (72.23%)
Government workers: 327 (19.41%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 141 (8.37%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 2,115 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 247 (11.68%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 164 (7.75%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 482 (22.79%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 413 (19.53%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 276 (13.05%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 313 (14.8%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 135 (6.38%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 54 (2.55%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 15 (0.71%)
$200,000 or more: 16 (0.76%)
Median household income: $28,289

With earnings: 1,257 (59.43%)
--Mean earnings: $37,252
With Social Security income: 1,009 (47.71%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,715
With Supplemental Security Income: 151 (7.14%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,061
With public assistance income: 100 (4.73%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,070
With retirement income: 736 (34.8%)
--Mean retirement income: $20,618

Families: 1,442 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 43 (2.98%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 96 (6.66%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 266 (18.45%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 292 (20.25%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 245 (16.99%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 286 (19.83%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 135 (9.36%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 54 (3.74%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 9 (0.62%)
$200,000 or more: 16 (1.11%)
Median family income: $36,364

Per capita income: $17,315

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $34,013
Female full-time, year-round workers: $18,964

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 90 (6.24%)
--With related children under 18 years: 69 (4.79%)
----With related children under 5 years: 47 (3.26%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 33 (2.29%)
--With related children under 18 years: 22 (1.53%)
----With related children under 5 years: 0 (0%)
Individuals: 644 (44.66%)
--18 years and over: 414 (28.71%)
----65 years and over: 127 (8.81%)
--Related children under 18 years: 221 (15.33%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 172 (11.93%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 269 (18.65%)

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