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  • CDL-A Flatbed Company Drivers

    Boyd Brothers - Metropolis, IL

    AS AN AWARD-WINNING FLATBED CARRIER, BOYD BROS. SPEAKS YOUR LANGUAGE. ATTENTION: Texas, Illinois and Indiana OTR TRUCK DRIVING PROFESSIONALS Award-winning carrier is seeking truck...

    from Boyd Brothers - 2 hours ago
  • Experienced Truck Drivers - New 4¢ per Mile Increase

    Roehl Transport - Benton, KY

    Need another $5k in YOUR pocket?Heck Yeah! You may already know us as a top paying company— now we are the top paying company! We boosted pay in our Primary Commercial Zone! We...

    from Roehl Transport, Inc - 5 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Benton, KY

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 7 days ago
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Benton, Kentucky

Benton is a city in Marshall County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 4,197 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Marshall County . Shape-note singers gather annually at Benton on the fourth Sunday in May to sing from a tunebook called The Southern Harmony. This event, organized in 1884 and called The Big Singing or Big Singing Day, is considered by many to be the oldest indigenous musical tradition in the United States. Benton is also known for an annual festival called "Tater Day" at which Marshall Countians gather on the court square to eat, listen to music and political speeches.

Benton Careers

Among the most common occupations in Benton are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 20%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Benton, Kentucky work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Benton Industries

The leading industries in Benton, Kentucky are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Manufacturing, 18%; and Retail trade, 14%. Simply Hired's Benton job listings indicate that the following industries in Benton are hiring the most workers:

Benton Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Benton, Kentucky is $30,616, and the median income of households in Benton was $35,250.
 

Average Salaries in Benton, KY

Benton, KY

$31,000
 

According to our Benton Trends data, the number of Benton, Kentucky jobs has increased by 30% since August 2013.
Benton job trends

Benton Employment Statistics

Population of Benton
Total population 4,197
Male 45.94%
Female 54.06%
Median age 42.8
  
Benton Housing
Owner-occupied homes 72.0%
Median cost of a home $74,500
Median mortgage payment $491
Renter-occupied homes 28.0%
Vacant housing 8.1%
Median monthly rent $387
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $39,097
Median for all female full-time $22,134
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 12%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 10%
  
Marital Status
Never married 16%
Currently married 59%
Separated 2%
Widowed 15%
Divorced 9%
  
Race
White 99%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
  
Benton Commute
Carpool 10.0%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 20 minutes
  

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