benton harbor Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 418 10.2 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 2,158 52.8 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,224 29.9 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 162 4.0 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 128 3.1 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 2,883 70.5 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 209 5.1 % 5.1 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 10,014 - -
19 years old and under 3,595 35.9 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 3,171 31.7 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 2,396 23.9 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 852 8.5 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 8,755 98.5 % 84.6 %
Spanish 122 1.4 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 7 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,125 59.5 % 33.5 %
Married 730 20.5 % 50.5 %
Separated 176 4.9 % 2.6 %
Divorced 538 15.1 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 4,831 - -
Occupied Housing Units 3,902 80.8 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 929 19.2 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 3,068 63.5 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 35 0.7 % 5.8 %
2-Units 321 6.6 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 259 5.4 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 507 10.5 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 201 4.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 432 8.9 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 8 0.2 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 307 6.4 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 290 6.0 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 400 8.3 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 364 7.5 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,138 23.6 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,967 40.7 % 13.0 %
Electric 813 16.8 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 33 0.7 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 3,020 62.5 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 24 0.5 % 4.1 %
Wood 7 0.1 % 1.8 %
None 5 0.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 755 8.0 % 75.5 %
African-American 8,583 91.1 % 13.1 %
Asian 18 0.2 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 68 0.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 18,085 55,775
Median Family Income 20,479 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 10,309 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 58.62 %
  • Temperature 77.97 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.19 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 1.98
    [CDD] 4.52
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.01 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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