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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Benhamwas:
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Benham
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.