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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Benton Heights is 4,467, which is 18.16% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of -0.50% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Benton Heights population density is 1,160.33 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 102.25 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Benton Heights is black, which represent 64.88% of the total population. The average Benton Heights education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 4,467. #187

Population Growth Since 2000, #546

Benton Heights, MI

Population Density, #275

Benton Heights, MI
1,160.33 per square mile
102.25 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,108 (24.80%, #684)
Black:2,898 (64.88%, #10)
Hispanic:510 (11.42%, #40)
Asian:34 (0.76%, #218)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #446)
One Race, Other:352 (7.88%, see rank)
Two or More Races:75 (1.68%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:489 (95.88%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

3,878 (86.81%) out of the total population of 4,467 reported first ancestry.

 Benton Heights, MI% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank1.70%0.56%
Czech290.65%, see rank0.48%0.47%
Danish90.20%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch200.45%, see rank4.77%1.40%
English1192.66%, see rank9.31%8.02%
French300.67%, see rank6.00%3.34%
German2936.56%, see rank20.99%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.44%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.96%0.46%
Irish932.08%, see rank11.09%10.80%
Italian220.49%, see rank4.72%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish621.39%, see rank8.63%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish00.00%, see rank0.71%0.99%
Scottish350.78%, see rank2.22%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish00.00%, see rank1.52%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian210.47%, see rank0.39%0.31%
American902.01%, see rank5.98%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.47%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,037 (45.60%, see rank)
Females: 2,430 (54.40%, see rank)

Benton Heights, MI
Male: 45.60%
Female: 54.40%
Male: 49.09%
Female: 50.91%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Benton Heights, MI
28.50 years old
39.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Benton Heights, MI
22.50 years old
38.00 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Benton Heights, MI
30.80 years old
40.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Benton Heights, MI% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Under 5 years3427.66%, see rank5.85%6.36%
5 to 9 years58313.05%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years4149.27%, see rank6.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years3928.78%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years3838.57%, see rank7.14%7.13%
25 to 34 years59713.36%, see rank11.92%13.47%
35 to 44 years50011.19%, see rank12.39%12.96%
45 to 54 years48510.86%, see rank14.69%14.09%
55 to 64 years3247.25%, see rank13.36%12.29%
65 to 74 years1573.51%, see rank8.04%7.64%
75 to 84 1964.39%, see rank4.53%4.25%
85 years and over942.10%, see rank2.02%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Benton Heights, MIMichiganU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population2,353, 100%6,619,834209,056,129
Less Than High School801, 34.04%, see rank10.73%13.67%
High School Graduate859, 36.51%, see rank30.18%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree582, 24.73%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree77, 3.27%, see rank16.15%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree34, 1.44%, see rank10.27%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.37, see rank13.5913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Benton Heights, MI MichiganU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten24493.44%6.56%77.32%22.68%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)79898.87%, see rank1.13%, see rank89.70%10.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)353100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank91.59%8.41%90.60%9.40%
College6560.00%, see rank40.00%, see rank84.70%15.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School6188.52%, see rank11.48%, see rank75.66%24.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Benton Heights, MIMichiganU.S.
Total Households1,415, 100%3,827,880116,211,092
Average Household Size3.07, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households368, 26.01%, see rank28.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,047, 73.99%, see rank71.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)957, 67.63%, see rank65.34%66.22%
Average Family Size3.85, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family340, 24.03%, see rank48.00%48.42%
Nonfamily Households458, 32.37%, see rank34.66%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Benton Heights, MI%MichiganU.S.
15 Years and Over Total3,128see rank8,030,282252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,265100%, see rank3,903,030123,281,364
Never Married66752.73%, see rank35.49%35.77%
Married40231.78%, see rank51.21%52.04%
Widowed181.42%, see rank2.74%2.57%
Divorced17814.07%, see rank10.56%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,863100%, see rank4,127,252129,692,771
Never Married94750.83%, see rank29.42%29.48%
Married46224.80%, see rank48.54%49.19%
Widowed1819.72%, see rank9.51%9.16%
Divorced27314.65%, see rank12.53%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Benton Heights, MI%MichiganU.S.
Native4,19793.96%, see rank93.83%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence3,18971.39%, see rank76.68%58.73%
Born in Different State1,00822.57%, see rank16.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
00.00%, see rank0.67%1.42%
Foreign Born2706.04%, see rank6.17%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship130.29%, see rank3.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2575.75%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank1.37%1.53%
Born In Asia340.76%, see rank2.93%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.27%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America2365.28%, see rank1.18%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.40%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Benton Heights, MI%MichiganU.S.
English1,29291.31%, see rank90.09%79.39%
Spanish1097.70%, see rank3.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages00.00%, see rank3.59%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages140.99%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank1.60%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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