Benton Harbor Information

Benton Harbor Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Benton Harbor, MI

General Benton Harbor Information

State: Michigan

County: Berrien County

Close cities: St. Joseph, MI, Benton Harbor, MI, Lake Michigan Beach, MI, Sodus, MI, Coloma, MI, Benton Heights, MI, Riverside, MI, Fair Plain, MI, Stevensville, MI

Benton Harbor Population (census data)
Total 10,746 (-4.8% since 2000)
Male 4,883 (45.4%)
Female 5,863 (54.6%)

Population Density: 2,446 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.8 (US Avg is 100)

Benton Harbor Elevation: 590 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.39 square miles

Median Household Income: $19,062

Zip Codes: 49022, and 49023.

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Benton Harbor Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (92.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Subsaharan African (4.3%)
  • United States (1.9%)
  • German (1.7%)

Local Benton Harbor Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Detroit Tigers
NFL Football: Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: University of Notre Dame, Western Michigan University

Benton Harbor School Information

High Schools
Benton Harbor High School (870 Colfax Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Benton Harbor High School Freshman (465 South McCord Street, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Benton Harbor High School Twilight (870 Colfax, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Countryside Academy-High School (4800 Meadowbrook Road, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Countryside Academy District)
Middle Schools
Fair Plain Renaissance Middle School (120 E Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Hull Middle School (1716 Territorial Road, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Calvin Britain Elementary School (209 E Britain Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Countryside Academy-Elementary (4800 Meadowbrook Road, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Countryside Academy District)
Fair Plain Northeast Elementary (400 Donald Adkins Drive, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Fair Plain West Elementary School (1901 Fairplain Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
MLK Elementary School (750 E Britain Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Martindale Elementary School (2199 Laurel Drive, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Morton Elementary School (267 N Hull Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Sister Lakes Elementary School (68079 M-152, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Dowagiac Union School District District)
Sorter Elementary School (1421 Pipestone Road, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Benton Harbor Charter School (455 Riverview Drive, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Charter School District)
Boynton Montessori Program (1700 E Britain Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Creative Arts/Gifted And Talented Academy (1995 Union Street, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)
Mildred C. Wells Preparatory Academy (281 South Fair Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Mildred C. Wells Preparatory Academy District)
Riverside School (3422 Riverside Road, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Hagar Township School District #6 District)
Stump School (1651 Nickerson, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 - Benton Harbor Area Schools District)

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