Benton Heights, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Benton Heights, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Benton Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 3,993 as of July 1, 2018. Benton Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Benton Heights is located at latitude 42.1222 and longitude -86.4151 in Berrien County. The formal boundaries for the Benton Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berrien County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The Benton Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393336) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Benton Heights Census Designated Place is located within Charter Township of Benton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berrien County.

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Benton Heights, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,993
Population in Households 3,882
Population in Familes 3,139
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density2 1,038
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $19,918
Average Household Income $29,816
Per Capita Income $11,124


Total Housing Units 1,714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 536 (31.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 836 (48.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 342 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $66,782
Average Home Value $83,566


Total Households 1,372
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 902
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.27% -0.21%
Households -0.32% -0.25%
Families -0.47% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Benton Heights, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benton Heights to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 206 70th
Population Density # 311 55th
Diversity Index # 24 97th
Median Household Income # 692 0th
Per Capita Income # 692 0th

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