57.6% unemployed in Benton County in 2017


57.6 percent of Benton County residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 36.8 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Benton County population reached 16,120.

Out of 6,841 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Benton County for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
9,279
57.6
Employed
6,841
42.4
Employed in civilian labor force
6,841
42.4
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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