Benton Harbor, MI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Benton Harbor, Michigan Info Snack

Population
9,806
Unemployment
19.0%
Poverty
44.9%
Median Home
$59,000
Median Income
$21,947
Median Rent
$661

Benton Harbor SnackAbility

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

Benton Harbor, MI Crime Report

618
Total Crimes
6,364.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
171.29%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Benton Harbor
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 618 6,364.6 1,838.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 310 3,192.6 478.0 387.8
Murder 2 20.6 7.6 6.5
Robbery 11 113.3 44.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 284 2,924.8 365.1 279.7
Property Crime 308 3,172.0 1,360.9 1,958.2
Burglary 66 679.7 233.1 314.2
Larceny 207 2,131.8 943.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 35 360.5 184.5 246.0

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 91 100
Services 92 95 100
Groceries 93 90 100
Health 98 96 100
Housing 36 76 100
Transportation 96 101 100
Utilities 110 103 100

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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
2020 9,806 -1.1%
2019 9,920 -0.2%
2018 9,944 -0.4%
2017 9,988 -0.3%
2016 10,014 -0.4%
2015 10,056 0.0%
2014 10,054 -0.6%
2013 10,113 -0.6%
2012 10,173 -0.8%
2011 10,256 -

Race / Ethnicity in Benton Harbor

White
10.2% (1,001)
African American
84.2% (8,261)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (37)
Two Or More
1.2% (121)
Hispanic
3.9% (386)
Race Benton Harbor MI USA
White 10.2% 74.5% 60.1%
African American 84.2% 13.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.6%
Asian 0.0% 3.2% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.9% 5.2% 18.2%

Gender in Benton Harbor

Female
53.8% (5,276)
Male
46.2% (4,530)
Gender Benton Harbor MI USA
Female 53.8% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 46.2% 49.2% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
7.0% (686)
9-12th Grade
16.0% (1,568)
High School / GED
35.0% (3,432)
Some College
29.0% (2,843)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (588)
Bachelor's Degree
4.0% (392)
Master's Degree
2.0% (196)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (98)
Education Benton Harbor MI USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 2.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 16.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 4.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Benton Harbor, Michigan

Less than $10,000
22.3% (219,067)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.9% (126,922)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.1% (187,614)
$25,000 to $34,999
18.0% (176,539)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.9% (77,083)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.5% (102,556)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.0% (49,173)
$100,000 to $149,999
1.3% (12,625)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.6% (5,759)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (23,257)
Income Benton Harbor MI USA
Less than $10,000 22.3% 6.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.9% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.1% 9.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 18.0% 9.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.9% 13.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.5% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.0% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 1.3% 14.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.6% 5.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 5.7% 8.3%

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