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Benton Chtr. Twp.
1725 Territorial Rd.
Benton Harbor, MI 490221940

Phone: (269) 925-0616
FAX: (269) 925-7134
Township Hall
1725 Territorial Rd., Benton Harbor


Township Officials

Carolyn Phillips
Clerk
1725 Territorial Rd.
Benton Harbor MI 490221940

Phone: (269) 925-0616
Debra Boothby
Treasurer
1725 Territorial Rd.
Benton Harbor MI 490221940

Phone: (269) 925-0616
FAX: (269) 925-7134
Carolyn Fowler
Trustee
489 N. Benton Center Rd.
Benton Harbor MI 490227952

Phone: (269) 927-0132
Rosie Hudson
Trustee
150 Birdie Ave.
Benton Harbor MI 490221948

Phone: (269) 927-3268
FAX: (269) 925-7134
Linda Scarbrough
Trustee
4493 Townline Rd.
Eau Claire MI 49111

Phone: (269) 925-0616
FAX: (269) 925-7134
Cathy Yates
Trustee
1429 Monroe St.
Benton Harbor MI 490221940

Phone: (269) 927-4768
FAX: (269) 925-7134

Demographic and Population Information

This product uses the Census Bureau Data API but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau

County FIPS:
021
Township FIPS:
07400
Township Area (in square miles):
32.8
Total Persons:
14749
Total Urban Persons:
12539
Total Rural Persons:
12539
Total Males:
7028
Total Females:
7721
Total White Persons:
6189
Total Black Persons:
7625
Total Native Americans:
76
Total Asian
58
Total Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander:
0
Total Mixed Persons (2 or more races):
372
Total Non-Hispanic Persons:
13867
Total Hispanic Persons:
882
Persons Under 5 years:
984
Persons 5 to 17 years:
5802
Persons 18 to 24 years:
1267
Persons 25 to 44 years:
3282
Persons 45 to 64 years:
4041
Persons 65 to 84 years:
1782
 
 
 
 
Average Household Size (Persons Per Household):
Married Family Households with Children Under 18:
1246
Single-Parent Family Households with Children Under 18 (Male Housholder):
215
Single-Parent Family Households with Children Under 18 (Female Housholder):
2508
Households with Someone 65 Years or Older Living Alone:
2170
 
 
 
 
Total Housing Units:
7117
Total Occupied Housing Units (remainder are vacant):
6050
Total Owner-Occupied Housing (Other occupied are renters):
3759
 
 
 
 
Foreign Born Persons (includes naturalized & non-citizens):
583
Total Population:
14882
 
 
Persons (25 Years and Over) without a High School Diploma:
52
Persons (25 Years and Over) with Bachelors Degree or Higher:
871
Total Persons (25 Years and Over):
9493
 
 
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children Under 6:
244
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children 6 to 17 years old:
695
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children Both Under 6 and 6 to 17:
174
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) Without Children Under 18:
1963
Women (20 to 64 years old) - Not Working (i.e., not in Labor Force):
1392
 
 
 
 
Total People (16 and Over) Employed:
8418
 
 
Median Household Income:
25554
Median Family Income:
33432
Per Capita Income:
16202
 
 
Persons Below Poverty Level in the past 12 Months:
4912
Population used to determine Poverty Level:
14653
Families in Poverty in the past 12 Months:
967
Total Families:
3560
Households in Poverty in the past 12 Months:
967
Total Households:
3560
 
 
Median Number of Rooms per Housing Unit:
4.8
Mobile Homes:
553
Total Houses:
7117
 
 
Median Year Structure (Housing Unit) was Built:
1959
Median Year Current Householder Moved In:
Median Gross Rent (in dollars) for units being rented:
531
Median (Owner-Occupied) Housing Value:
82000
Median Owner Costs for Owner Occupied Housing Units With a Mortgage:
2439
Median Owner Costs for Owner Occupied Housing Units Without a Mortgage:
1320