Benton Harbor, MI 49022 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49022: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Berrien County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.111, Longitude -86.404
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49022 has segments in 2 Counties (Berrien, Van Buren).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,055
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,156
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,519
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,637

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Benton Harbor, MI 49022 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 31,777
Daytime Population: Workers 17,894
Daytime Population: Residents 19,920
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,814
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 31,308
Population in Familes 24,665
Population in Group Qrtrs 469
Population Density2 465
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $29,459
Average Household Income $44,341
Per Capita Income $17,593


Total Housing Units 14,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,766 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,569 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,626 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $96,207
Average Home Value $144,809


Total Households 12,335
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 7,786
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.13% 0.0%
Households -0.21% -0.04%
Families -0.42% -0.18%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Benton Harbor, MI 49022 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49022 to the other 984 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 77 92nd
Population Density # 289 71st
Diversity Index # 48 95th
Median Household Income # 938 5th
Per Capita Income # 926 6th

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