Benton Heights, Michigan Population 2022

3,566
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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.

Benton Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Benton Heightswas:

  • Black or African American: 55.82%
  • White: 34.43%
  • Other race: 6.67%
  • Two or more races: 2.51%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Benton Heights, Michigan is 3,566 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,652.

Benton Heights, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,42934.43%
Black or African American2,31755.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.58%
Some Other Race2776.67%
Two or More Races1042.51%
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Benton Heights Population by Race

Benton Heights Population Pyramid 2022

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Benton Heights Median Age

30.8


Total

33.3


Male

30.5


Female

Benton Heights Adults

There are 2,804 adults, (556 of whom are seniors) in Benton Heights.

Benton Heights Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton Heights Sex Ratio

Female

1,801

43.39%

Male

2,350

56.61%

Benton Heights Population by Age

Benton Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Benton Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male56.4%43.6%
Married53.6%46.4%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
All47.3%52.7%
Female29.3%70.7%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benton Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6982.3947.3
Married2633.453.6
Male1953.856.4
Female3963.7829.3
Non Family8441.1151.8

3.47

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Benton Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1596.61%
9th to 12th Grade40416.81%
High School Graduate74230.87%
Some College91137.90%
Associates Degree461.91%
Bachelors Degree853.54%
Graduate Degree572.37%
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Benton Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benton Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races26264
Hispanic2578031
White85875768
Black1,23595339
Native American2017
Other Race13317

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%.

Benton Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,278$24,784$26,607
Less Than 9th Grade$19,228$19,559$
High School Graduate$21,615$$26,071
Some College$30,802$35,875$29,605
Bachelors Degree$41,094$$
Graduate Degree$12,500$13,906$

$25,278

Average Earnings

$24,784

Average Male

$26,607

Average Female

Benton Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benton Heights Language by Age

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Benton Heights Language

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.

Benton Heights Language

Benton Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1047269.23%
Black2,3061,35458.72%
Hispanic53822241.26%
White1,12221619.25%
Other194NaN%

45.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.54%

Male Poverty Rate

47.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton Heights

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%.

Benton Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.59%
High School38.77%
Some College16.51%
Bachelors or Greater22.54%

Benton Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed18.67%
Male Unemployed57.65%
Female Employed6.41%
Female Unemployed52.99%

Benton Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benton Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,338$32,756
Families$29,115$39,605
Married Families$58,542-
Non Families$28,235$22,996
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Income by Household Type

Benton Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.1%

Male Marriage Rate

22.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Benton Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Benton Heights Marital Status by Race

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Benton Heights Marital Status

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261

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War2
Vietnam139
Korea8
World War II6

Benton Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5422
55 to 6474
65 to 7425
75+140

Benton Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White685.93%
Black18712.77%
Native American210.00%
2+ Races412.50%

Benton Heights Veterans by Race

Benton Heights Veterans by Education

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29.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

87.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton Heights Veterans by Education

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42%

Labor Force Participation

34.8%

Employment Rate

17.1%

Unemployment Rate

Benton Heights Employment by Age

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Benton Heights Employment by Race

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Benton Heights 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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82.58%

Born in Benton Heights

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

2.07%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Benton Heights Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104,0840.00%
20114,041-43-1.05%
20123,998-43-1.06%
20133,955-43-1.08%
20143,912-43-1.09%
20153,869-43-1.10%
20163,826-43-1.11%
20173,783-43-1.12%
20183,740-43-1.14%
20193,697-43-1.15%
20203,652-45-1.22%
20213,609-43-1.18%
20223,566-43-1.19%

Benton Heights Population by Year