Benham, Kentucky Population 2022

514
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Benham is a city located in Harlan County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 514, it is the 331st largest city in Kentucky and the 18968th largest city in the United States. Benham is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 0.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 512 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Benham has a population density of 2,195 people per square mile.

The average household income in Benham is $45,621 with a poverty rate of 2.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $575 per month, and the median house value is $53,400. The median age in Benham is 41.8 years, 40.3 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Benham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Benhamwas:

  • White: 90.53%
  • Two or more races: 8.78%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Benham, Kentucky is 514 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 512.

Benham, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52690.53%
Some Other Race40.69%
Two or More Races518.78%
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Benham Population by Race

Benham Population Pyramid 2022

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Benham Median Age

45


Total

45.5


Male

44.7


Female

Benham Adults

There are 499 adults, (185 of whom are seniors) in Benham.

Benham Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

58.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Benham Sex Ratio

Female

299

51.46%

Male

282

48.54%

Benham Population by Age

Benham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Benham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female92.9%7.1%
Non Family88%12%
All87.1%12.9%
Married83.6%16.4%

87.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2562.2787.1
Married1403.0483.6
Male101.3100
Female561.5592.9
Non Family501.188

2.55

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Benham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5111.97%
9th to 12th Grade6415.02%
High School Graduate11126.06%
Some College8219.25%
Associates Degree5312.44%
Bachelors Degree317.28%
Graduate Degree347.98%
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Benham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benham Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 79.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.58%.

Benham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,583$36,250$17,321
Less Than 9th Grade$$$6,375
High School Graduate$$38,750$22,031
Some College$$$16,429
Bachelors Degree$35,417$36,000$
Graduate Degree$51,667$$51,250

$24,583

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$17,321

Average Female

Benham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benham Language by Age

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Benham Language

95.83% of Benham residents speak only English, while 4.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.17% of the population.

Benham Language

Benham Poverty by Race

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2.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.19%

Male Poverty Rate

1.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benham is White, with 2.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benham is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.33%.

Benham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.70%
High School0.00%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Benham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Benham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,980$48,616
Families$45,938$54,788
Married Families$52,917-
Non Families$21,518$23,188
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Income by Household Type

Benham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Benham Married by Age and Sex

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Benham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Benham Marital Status by Race

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Benham Marital Status

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41

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War11
Vietnam27
Korea
World War II

Benham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5414
55 to 64
65 to 7421
75+6

Benham Veterans by Age

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Benham Veterans by Race

Benham Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benham Veterans by Education

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38.3%

Labor Force Participation

37.7%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Benham Employment by Age

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Benham Employment by Race

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Benham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.72%

Born in Benham

97.07%

Native Born

2.93%

Foreign Born

2.93%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.07% of Benham residents were born in the United States, with 80.72% having been born in Kentucky. 2.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Benham Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105000.00%
201150110.20%
201250210.20%
201350310.20%
201450410.20%
201550510.20%
201650610.20%
201750710.20%
201850810.20%
201950910.20%
202051230.59%
202151310.20%
202251410.19%

Benham Population by Year