Benham is located in east Kentucky. Benham is part of Harlan County. Benham has 0.24 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benham population is 533, which has shrunk 11.02% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.45% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Benham median household income is $38,333 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 51.81% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 28.72% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Benham median house value is $55,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 42.46% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 40.25% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Benham is worse than the state average in quality. The Benham area code is 606.