Living in Benton Harbor, MI

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Benton Harbor, Michigan Info Snack

Population
9,843
Unemployment
14.0%
Poverty
45.4%
Median Home
$63,300
Median Income
$21,916
Median Rent
$644

Benton Harbor SnackAbility

2
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
2/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
9.5

Benton Harbor, MI Crime Report

510
Total Crimes
5,203.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
110.10%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Benton Harbor
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 510 5,203.6 2,022.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 190 1,938.6 437.4 366.7
Murder 3 30.6 5.6 5.0
Robbery 19 193.9 53.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 150 1,530.5 305.9 250.2
Property Crime 320 3,265.0 1,585.0 2,109.9
Burglary 73 744.8 286.1 340.5
Larceny 198 2,020.2 1,121.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 49 499.9 177.7 219.9

Benton Harbor, MI Cost Of Living

79
Benton Harbor's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Benton Harbor Michigan National Average
Overall 79 89 100
Services 93 95 100
Groceries 91 88 100
Health 95 94 100
Housing 37 74 100
Transportation 107 106 100
Utilities 106 99 100

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Rankings for Benton Harbor in Michigan

Map Of Benton Harbor, MI

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Population over time in Benton Harbor

Year Population % Change
2019 9,843 -0.8%
2018 9,920 -0.2%
2017 9,944 -0.4%
2016 9,988 -0.3%
2015 10,014 -0.4%
2014 10,056 0.0%
2013 10,054 -0.6%
2012 10,113 -0.6%
2011 10,173 -0.8%
2010 10,256 -

Race / Ethnicity in Benton Harbor

White
9.5% (940)
African American
83.6% (8,229)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.5% (144)
Hispanic
5.4% (530)
Race Benton Harbor MI USA
White 9.5% 75.0% 60.7%
African American 83.6% 13.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 3.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.4% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Benton Harbor

Female
51.2% (5,038)
Male
48.8% (4,805)
Gender Benton Harbor MI USA
Female 51.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Benton Harbor for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (984)
9-12th Grade
18.0% (1,771)
High School / GED
34.0% (3,346)
Some College
23.0% (2,263)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (787)
Bachelor's Degree
5.0% (492)
Master's Degree
2.0% (196)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Benton Harbor MI USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 18.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 5.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Benton Harbor, Michigan

Less than $10,000
24.3% (239,244)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (91,706)
$15,000 to $24,999
20.4% (200,993)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.8% (125,918)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.9% (106,911)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.5% (142,786)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.1% (40,151)
$100,000 to $149,999
2.9% (28,747)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.2% (2,138)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (5,701)
Income Benton Harbor MI USA
Less than $10,000 24.3% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 4.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 20.4% 9.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.8% 9.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.9% 13.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.5% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.1% 12.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 2.9% 14.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.2% 5.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 5.2% 7.7%

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