Benton Heights is a city located in Michigan. Benton Heights has a 2020 population of 3,566. Benton Heights is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -2.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,652 in 2010.
The average household income in Benton Heights is $31,945 with a poverty rate of 45.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $465 per month, and the median house value is $66,900. The median age in Benton Heights is 27.8 years, 25.1 years for males, and 28.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Benton Heightswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 15.38%.
88.20% of Benton Heights residents speak only English, while 11.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.23% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton Heights is Multiple, with 69.23% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton Heights is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.56%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Benton Heights
97.35% of Benton Heights residents were born in the United States, with 82.58% having been born in Michigan. 2.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.