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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benton Charter Township, Michigan give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 564

5 to 9 years : 573

10 to 14 years : 971

15 to 17 years : 355

18 and 19 years : 179

20 years : 54

21 years : 30

22 to 24 years : 241

25 to 29 years : 297

30 to 34 years : 279

35 to 39 years : 353

40 to 44 years : 354

45 to 49 years : 435

50 to 54 years : 448

55 to 59 years : 564

60 and 61 years : 131

62 to 64 years : 273

65 and 66 years : 118

67 to 69 years : 139

70 to 74 years : 302

75 to 79 years : 193

80 to 84 years : 27

85 years and over : 128

Female:

Under 5 years : 743

5 to 9 years : 520

10 to 14 years : 515

15 to 17 years : 436

18 and 19 years : 161

20 years : 151

21 years : 78

22 to 24 years : 462

25 to 29 years : 380

30 to 34 years : 426

35 to 39 years : 553

40 to 44 years : 611

45 to 49 years : 420

50 to 54 years : 443

55 to 59 years : 521

60 and 61 years : 190

62 to 64 years : 366

65 and 66 years : 198

67 to 69 years : 195

70 to 74 years : 264

75 to 79 years : 168

80 to 84 years : 317

85 years and over : 198


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 10,780

Multiple ancestry : 2,910

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 218

Ancestry not reported : 1,416


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 14,806

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 40

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 48

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 225

Not a U.S. citizen : 205


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,307

5 to 17 years : 3,370

18 to 24 years : 1,356

25 to 34 years : 1,382

35 to 44 years : 1,871

45 to 54 years : 1,746

55 to 59 years : 1,085

60 and 61 years : 321

62 to 64 years : 639

65 to 74 years : 1,216

75 years and over : 1,031

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,166

5 to 17 years : 2,834

18 to 24 years : 1,075

25 to 34 years : 1,056

35 to 44 years : 1,395

45 to 54 years : 1,127

55 to 59 years : 593

60 and 61 years : 196

62 to 64 years : 235

65 to 74 years : 579

75 years and over : 282

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 141

5 to 17 years : 482

18 to 24 years : 240

25 to 34 years : 211

35 to 44 years : 359

45 to 54 years : 595

55 to 59 years : 458

60 and 61 years : 125

62 to 64 years : 380

65 to 74 years : 616

75 years and over : 661

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 21

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 29

35 to 44 years : 23

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 33

18 to 24 years : 41

25 to 34 years : 86

35 to 44 years : 94

45 to 54 years : 24

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 24

65 to 74 years : 21

75 years and over : 88


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,890

Female : 5,648

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,928

Female : 2,340

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 30

Female : 58

Foreign born:

Male : 160

Female : 270


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 5,110

Born in other state in the United States : 1,795

Native: born outside the United States : 61

Foreign born : 170


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 3,033

Now married, except separated : 2,561

Divorced : 1,062

Separated : 135

Widowed : 373

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 929

Now married, except separated : 1,450

Divorced : 644

Separated : 203

Widowed : 551

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 21

Now married, except separated : 16

Divorced : 30

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 171

Now married, except separated : 161

Divorced : 58

Separated : 12

Widowed : 28


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Speak only English : 13,368

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 163

Speak English less than "very well" : 308

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 111

Speak English less than "very well" : 33

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

  • Other Groups: 8,548   (57.5%)
  • German: 1,736   (11.7%)
  • Irish: 981   (6.6%)
  • United States Or American: 710   (4.8%)
  • English: 522   (3.5%)
  • Subsaharan African: 482   (3.2%)
  • Italian: 357   (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 261   (1.8%)
  • Polish: 233   (1.6%)
  • Dutch: 136   (0.9%)
  • Swedish: 135   (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 104   (0.7%)
  • Czech: 95   (0.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 84   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 63   (0.4%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 61   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 56   (0.4%)
  • British: 43   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 42   (0.3%)
  • European: 41   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 33   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 24   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 20   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 18   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 7   (0.0%)
  • Finnish: 6   (0.0%)
  • Arab: 6   (0.0%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.0%)
  • Latvian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Belgian: 3   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Benton Charter Township, Michigan is 15,324



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Benton Charter Township, Michigan: 7,008
Female Population in Benton Charter Township, Michigan: 8,316


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benton Charter Township, Michigan: 34.4
Median Female Resident Age in Benton Charter Township, Michigan: 38.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benton Charter Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

47.1

Male

45.8

Female

48.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.6

Male

25.6

Female

32.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

41.0

Male

39.7

Female

45.0

Asian


Both sexes

34.5

Male

27.5

Female

52.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.4

Male

24.8

Female

23.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.9

Male

14.4

Female

15.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.6

Male

25.2

Female

23.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.0

Male

46.9

Female

49.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Benton Charter Township, Michigan


  • White: 7,136
  • African American: 7,363
  • American Indian: 38
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 14
  • Some Other Race: 403
  • Two or More Races: 370



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Benton Charter Township, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 62   (1.35%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 21   (0.46%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 130   (2.82%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 280   (6.08%)
  • 9th Grade: 223   (4.84%)
  • 10th Grade: 249   (5.41%)
  • 11th Grade: 183   (3.97%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 336   (7.3%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,523   (33.07%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 359   (7.8%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 553   (12.01%)
  • Associate Degree: 214   (4.65%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 312   (6.78%)
  • Master's Degree: 125   (2.71%)
  • Professional School Degree: 23   (0.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 12   (0.26%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 86   (1.59%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 60   (1.11%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 125   (2.31%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 275   (5.09%)
  • 9th Grade: 324   (6%)
  • 10th Grade: 328   (6.07%)
  • 11th Grade: 345   (6.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 334   (6.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,591   (29.45%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 491   (9.09%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 711   (13.16%)
  • Associate Degree: 299   (5.53%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 306   (5.66%)
  • Master's Degree: 111   (2.05%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (0.17%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.13%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Benton Charter Township, Michigan

  • Benton Harbor Area Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 1107, Benton Harbor, MI 49023, Phone: (269) 605-1010, Students: 4,344 )

  • Countryside Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 4800 Meadowbrook Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 944-3319, Students: 552 )

  • Benton Harbor Charter School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 455 Riverview Drive, Suite1, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 925-3807, Students: 432 )

  • Mildred C. Wells Preparatory Academy


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 281 South Fair Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 926-2885, Students: 164 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Benton Charter Township, Michigan

  • Hull Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1716 Territorial Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-1500, Students: 504 )

  • Fair Plain Renaissance Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 120 E. Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-1400, Students: 455 )

  • Benton Harbor Charter School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 455 Riverview Drive, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 925-3807, Students: 432 )

  • Benton Harbor High School Freshman Academ


    ( Grades: 9-9, Location: 465 S. Mccord St., Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-1600, Students: 340 )

  • Countryside Academy-elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 4800 Meadowbrook Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 944-5565, Students: 315 )

  • Fair Plain West Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1901 Fairplain Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-2200, Students: 305 )

  • Morton Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 267 N. Hull Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-2500, Students: 287 )

  • Mlk Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 750 E. Britain Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-2400, Students: 282 )

  • Calvin Britain Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 209 E. Britain Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-2000, Students: 230 )

  • Sorter Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1421 Pipestone Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-2600, Students: 211 )

  • Boynton Montessori Program


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 1700 E. Britain Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-1800, Students: 206 )

  • Creative Arts/gifted And Talented Academy


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1995 Union Street, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-1900, Students: 164 )

  • Mildred C. Wells Preparatory Academy


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 281 South Fair Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 926-2885, Students: 164 )

  • Martindale Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 2199 Laurel Drive, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-2300, Students: 161 )

  • Fair Plain Northeast Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 400 Donald Adkins Dr., Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-2100, Students: 142 )

  • Benton Harbor High School Twilight Academy


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 870 Colfax Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-1200, Students: 87 )

  • Stump School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 1651 Nickerson Rd., Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-2700, Students: 65 )

  • Fair Plain Middle School


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 120 E. Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-1400, )

  • Career/technical Center


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 653 Valley Drive, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-1700, )

  • Sterne Brunson Elementary School


    ( Location: 1131 Columbus Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-2700, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Benton Charter Township, Michigan

  • Benton Harbor High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 870 Colfax Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 605-1200, Students: 746 )

  • Countryside Academy-high School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 4800 Meadowbrook Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 944-3319, Students: 237 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Largest Schools (Private) In Benton Charter Township, Michigan

  • Brookview School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 501 Zollar Drive, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 925-3544, Students: 87 )

  • St Matthew S Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 671 Mcallister Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 925-7292, Students: 30 )

  • Good Shepherd Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 1965 Broadway, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (269) 925-7292, Students: 11 )

Academic Libraries In Benton Charter Township, Michigan

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Benton Charter Township, Michigan

  • Benton Harbor Public Library


    213 East Wall Street, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Benton Charter Township, Michigan


  • International Pipestone Historical Inc


    680 Pipestone Street, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

  • Morton House Museum


    501 Territorial Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Benton Charter Township, Michigan affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Benton Charter Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Benton Charter Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Southwest Michigan Regional Airport  

Building


(1) Benton Charter Township Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters   (2) Benton Charter Township Fire Department Station 2   (3) Benton Harbor City Fire Department   (4) Benton Harbor City Police Department   (5) Benton Harbor Public Library   (6) Benton Township Police Department   (7) Morton House Museum   (8) Western Michigan University-southwest Center  

Cemetery


(1) Bnai Sholom Cemetery   (2) Boyer Cemetery   (3) Crystal Springs Cemetery   (4) Lake Shore Cemetery   (5) Millburg Cemetery   (6) Morton Cemetery   (7) Pearl Cemetery  

Census


(1) Benton Heights Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Apostolic Tabernacle   (2) Beautiful Gate Baptist Church   (3) Benton Heights Church Of God   (4) Bethea Temple   (5) Calvary Bible Church   (6) Calvary S Lighthouse Church   (7) Christian Light Baptist Church   (8) Church Of God   (9) Community Church Of God   (10) Community Of Christ Church   (11) Faith Evangelistic Church Of God   (12) Fellowship Baptist Mission Church   (13) First Free Will Baptist Church   (14) First Presbyterian Church   (15) Friendship Church   (16) Full Gospel Tabernacle Church   (17) General Baptist Church   (18) Golden Light Baptist Church   (19) Greater Faith Apostolic Church   (20) Highland Avenue Adventist Church   (21) Holy Temple Church Of God   (22) Hopewell Baptist Church   (23) House Of David   (24) Israelite Baptist Church   (25) Israelite House Of David As Reorganized   (26) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (27) Mount Zion Baptist Church   (28) New Paradise Baptist Church   (29) Peace Temple United Methodist Church   (30) Pentecostal Peace Temple   (31) Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church   (32) Pleasant Grove Church   (33) Reed Temple Church Of God In Christ   (34) Saint John Missionary Baptist Church   (35) Saint Jude Spiritual Church   (36) Saint Matthews Missionary Baptist Church   (37) Saint Paul Baptist Church   (38) Saint Paul Colored Methodist Episcopal Church   (39) Saint Peters Missionary Baptist Church   (40) Saint Thomas Baptist Church   (41) Sweet Home Baptist Church   (42) Trinity Church Of God In Christ   (43) Twelve Corners Community Church   (44) Union Memorial Church   (45) Unity Bible Baptist Church   (46) Unity Temple Church Of God   (47) Watts Memorial Church Of God   (48) Zion Temple Church Of God In Christ  

Civil


(1) Charter Township Of Benton   (2) City Of Benton Harbor   (3) Township Of Bainbridge  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 1   (2) Interchange 30   (3) Interchange 33   (4) Interchange 34  

Lake


(1) Kibler Lake  

Locale


(1) Blossom Trails Golf Course   (2) Lake Michigan Hills Golf Club   (3) Point O Woods Country Club  

Park


(1) Cass Park   (2) Hull Park   (3) Rocky Gap Park   (4) The Fruit Belt Historical Marker   (5) The Morton House Historical Marker   (6) Tower Hill Park  

Populated Place


(1) Bainbridge Center   (2) Benton Center   (3) Benton Harbor   (4) Benton Heights   (5) Crystal Mobile Home Park   (6) Higman Park   (7) Millburg   (8) Mizpah Park   (9) Napier   (10) North Shore Estates Mobile Home Park   (11) Orchard View Estates   (12) Pearl Grange   (13) Ravines Mobile Home Park   (14) Shady Acres Mobile Home Village   (15) Spinks Corners   (16) Twelve Corners  

Post Office


(1) Bainbridge Post Office Historical   (2) Millburg Post Office Historical   (3) Spinks Corners Post Office Historical   (4) Twelve Corners Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Bard School   (2) Boynton School   (3) Countryside Charter School   (4) Eaman School   (5) Hull School   (6) Lake Michigan College   (7) Martin Luther King Elementary School   (8) Martindale School   (9) Mccord School   (10) Millburg Academy   (11) Morton School   (12) North Shore School   (13) Pearl School   (14) Siena Heights University At Lake Michigan College  

Stream


(1) Blue Creek   (2) Granger Drain   (3) Sand Creek   (4) Yellow Creek  

Swamp


(1) Mills Lake  

Tower


(1) Wirx-fm Saint Joseph   (2) Wxsb-fm Benton Harbor  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

49022 (pop. 35,153)


Cities Nearby Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Benton Heights Cdp, MI  (pop. 4,259) 0.6 Miles
Benton Harbor City, MI  (pop. 10,770) 1.6 Miles
Fair Plain Cdp, MI  (pop. 7,120) 2.6 Miles
St. Joseph City, MI  (pop. 8,508) 3.6 Miles
St. Joseph Charter Township, MI  (pop. 9,690) 4.2 Miles
Sodus Township, MI  (pop. 2,211) 4.9 Miles
Royalton Township, MI  (pop. 4,535) 5.5 Miles
Shoreham Village, MI  (pop. 916) 5.9 Miles
Bainbridge Township, MI  (pop. 3,114) 6.4 Miles
Hagar Township, MI  (pop. 3,894) 6.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Benton Charter Township, Michigan is 630.0 ft. (192.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.110340 N        Long: -86.416070 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Benton Charter Township, Michigan need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Michigan

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.93 2.94 0.00 0.00 2.80
  Full-Service Providers 8.73 7.86 5.05 10.17 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.73 7.85 5.03 10.17 0.00 7.12
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.62 4.91 0.00 0.00 5.03
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.90 5.10 10.77 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 8.52 7.90 5.09 10.77 0.00 7.11
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.67
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.23 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.97
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.73 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.56 4.41 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.91 5.04 10.43 0.00 7.15
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.79 5.02 10.43 0.00 7.09
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.51
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.18 4.43 0.00 0.00 4.50
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.59 4.98 0.00 8.21 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.55 4.96 0.00 8.21 6.85
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.13 1.80 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.44
  Energy-Only Providers 6.49 5.42 4.24 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 8.33 7.66 4.86 0.00 7.89 7.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.33 7.57 4.92 0.00 7.89 6.94
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.22 1.93 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.49
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 5.78 4.37 0.00 0.00 5.19
  Full-Service Providers 8.40 7.87 5.33 0.00 13.07 7.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.40 7.84 5.32 0.00 13.07 7.23
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.69 2.65 1.05 0.00 0.00 1.87
  Energy-Only Providers 5.42 7.00 4.07 0.00 0.00 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.77 8.42 6.13 0.00 10.06 8.17
  Total Electric Industry 9.77 8.51 6.05 0.00 10.06 8.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 244   (4.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 126   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 348   (5.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 486   (8.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 729   (12.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 543   (9.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 948   (15.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 570   (9.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 227   (3.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 253   (4.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 144   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 58   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 733   (12.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 603   (10.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,620

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 249

In 3-person carpool : 16

In 4-person carpool : 8

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 9

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 5

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 65

Walked : 138

Other means : 19

Worked at home : 83


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 146

5 to 9 minutes : 944

10 to 14 minutes : 1,248

15 to 19 minutes : 1,187

20 to 24 minutes : 647

25 to 29 minutes : 407

30 to 34 minutes : 273

35 to 39 minutes : 41

40 to 44 minutes : 41

45 to 59 minutes : 65

60 to 89 minutes : 91

90 or more minutes : 39


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 2,221

No Social Security income : 4,252


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

With retirement income : 1,076

No retirement income : 5,397


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 660

$10,000 to $14,999 : 256

$15,000 to $19,999 : 347

$20,000 to $24,999 : 256

$25,000 to $29,999 : 315

$30,000 to $34,999 : 273

$35,000 to $39,999 : 156

$40,000 to $44,999 : 177

$45,000 to $49,999 : 91

$50,000 to $59,999 : 193

$60,000 to $74,999 : 295

$75,000 to $99,999 : 313

$100,000 to $124,999 : 99

$125,000 to $149,999 : 80

$150,000 to $199,999 : 113

$200,000 or more : 46


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $30,015


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Benton Charter Township, Michigan

  • WHFB (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5.0 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WNIL (1290 AM; 0.5 kW; Niles, MI; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WTRC (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WSJM (1400 AM; 0.88 kW; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 2.3 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDND (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WWLV (1620 AM; 10.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WGTO (910 AM; 1.0 kW; Cassopolis, MI; Owner: Larry Langford, Jr.)
  • WHIT (940 AM; 1.0 kW; South Haven, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Benton Charter Township, Michigan

  • WNSN (101.5 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WZOW (102.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WCSY (103.7 FM; Covert, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Voice Of The Fighting Irish, Inc.)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Interfaith Christian Union, Inc.)
  • WAYO (89.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WXPZ (90.1 FM; Glenn, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications Inc.)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Andrews Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: South Bend Community School Corp.)
  • WHPD (92.1 FM; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WSJM-FM (94.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WAOR (95.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; Stevensville, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WOZW (97.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WCXT (98.3 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; Niles, MI; Owner: Marion R. Williams)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates L P)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Benton Charter Township, Michigan

  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; South Bend, IN; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 505  (16.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 412  (13.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 409  (13.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 42  (1.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 396  (13.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 618  (19.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 696  (21.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,123  (34.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 44  (1.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 33  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 99 Farms In Benton Charter Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Chemical Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $18.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 158

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Old National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $10.2m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 178

Horizon Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 34

Fifth Third Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $130.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Benton Charter Township, Michigan

  • Ross Field


    (about 1.4 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 1.4 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 28.2 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend International


    (about 28.2 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 28.5 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 28.5 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 34.6 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 35.0 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 35.0 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 40.6 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.52%

Carpooled

18.83%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.61%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.37%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.65%

Walked

1.57%

Other Means

0.45%

Worked At Home

3.00%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Benton Charter Township, Michigan, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,952

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 280

Female householder, no husband present : 1,438

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,409

Householder not living alone : 394


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 32

Male householder and female partner : 95

Female householder and female partner : 23

Female householder and male partner : 232

All other households : 6,091


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,711

Renter-occupied housing units : 241

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 143

Renter-occupied housing units : 137

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 531

Renter-occupied housing units : 907

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,505

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,298


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 1,388

$10,000 to $14,999 : 668

$15,000 to $19,999 : 594

$20,000 to $24,999 : 484

$25,000 to $29,999 : 482

$30,000 to $34,999 : 503

$35,000 to $39,999 : 319

$40,000 to $44,999 : 294

$45,000 to $49,999 : 169

$50,000 to $59,999 : 291

$60,000 to $74,999 : 466

$75,000 to $99,999 : 421

$100,000 to $124,999 : 138

$125,000 to $149,999 : 89

$150,000 to $199,999 : 121

$200,000 or more : 46


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Total : 7,470


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 6,473

Vacant : 997


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 75

Built 2000 to 2004 : 155

Built 1990 to 1999 : 491

Built 1980 to 1989 : 488

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,082

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,419

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,767

Built 1940 to 1949 : 900

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,093


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 4,344

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 330

Electricity : 1,283

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 378

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 74

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 57

No fuel used : 7


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 118

$10,000 to $14,999 : 65

$15,000 to $19,999 : 40

$20,000 to $24,999 : 25

$25,000 to $29,999 : 47

$30,000 to $34,999 : 57

$35,000 to $39,999 : 102

$40,000 to $49,999 : 225

$50,000 to $59,999 : 354

$60,000 to $69,999 : 310

$70,000 to $79,999 : 349

$80,000 to $89,999 : 335

$90,000 to $99,999 : 284

$100,000 to $124,999 : 665

$125,000 to $149,999 : 314

$150,000 to $174,999 : 99

$175,000 to $199,999 : 97

$200,000 to $249,999 : 130

$250,000 to $299,999 : 20

$300,000 to $399,999 : 161

$400,000 to $499,999 : 58

$500,000 to $749,999 : 9

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 106

Home equity loan only : 304

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 15

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,993

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,472


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Benton Charter Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : $145,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $322,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $127,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $32,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $138,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $95,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $88,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $68,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $63,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Benton Charter Township, Michigan: 62.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 44.44%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 55.56%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,462,931
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,462,931
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $222,978
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $222,978
2001        
  Single Family 6 6 $999,680
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $999,680
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 14 14 $774,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 14 $774,500
2005        
  Single Family 25 25 $2,039,565
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $2,039,565
2006        
  Single Family 82 82 $7,797,808
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

82 82 $7,797,808


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Benton Charter Township, MI): $25,942
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Benton Charter Township): $62,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Benton Charter Township): $434
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 68.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.9%
Electricity: 19.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 8.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Benton Charter Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Southwest Michigan Home Care Services, Inc


     Address: 6633 Red Arrow Hwy, Coloma, Michigan 49038
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/4/2004

South Haven Homecare


     Address: 955 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/22/1995

Lakeview Home Health Services


     Address: 822 E Michigan, P O 143, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/13/1996

Center For Hospice And Palliative Care Inc, The


     Address: 111 Sunnybrook Ct, South Bend, Indiana 46637
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/4/1980

Memorial Home Care Inc


     Address: 3355 Douglas Road, South Bend, Indiana 46635
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/17/1983

Hospitals Close To Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Community Hospital- Watervliet


     Address: 400 Medical Park Dr, Watervliet, Michigan 49098
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Borgess-lee Memorial Hospital


     Address: 420 W High Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

South Haven Community Hospital


     Address: 955 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Lakeview Community Hospital


     Address: 408 Hazen Street, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - South Bend


     Address: 801 E Lasalle Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46617
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Orchard Grove Extended Care Ce


     Address: 1385 E Empire Ave, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 74%

Dowagiac Nursing Home


     Address: 610 Uneta Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Lakeland Continuing Care Ctr-st Joseph


     Address: 3425 Lake Shore Dr, Saint Joseph, Michigan 49085
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Lakeland Specialty Hospital At Berrien Center


     Address: 6418 Deans Hill Rd, Berrien Center, Michigan 49102
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 158
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Jordans Nursing Home


     Address: 9935 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, Michigan 49106
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 105
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 14 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 3,595
    Disabled Workers: 1,645
    Widowers Workers: 630
    Spouses Workers: 225
    Children Workers: 1,060


(updated 2007)



Berrien County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 43.99%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.01%
  • Other 1.00%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Benton Charter Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Berrien County, MI

4.62 % of Berrien County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,999

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.12 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $26,088

Michigan Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Berrien County, MI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • St Joseph County , IN 0.50 % ($33,965 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.40 % ($26,393 AGI )
  • Van Buren County , MI 0.35 % ($29,186 AGI )

Relocation away from Berrien County, MI

5.57 % of Berrien County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $38,455

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.05 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,862

Michigan Average 0.06 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Berrien County, MI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • St Joseph County , IN 0.59 % ($31,690 AGI )
  • Van Buren County , MI 0.38 % ($25,498 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.32 % ($36,899 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Michigan

Low Bracket: $0 (4.35%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (4.35%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Michigan

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Benton Charter Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Benton Charter Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Lightning        
04/30/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $3K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Benton Charter Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Benton Charter Township, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 6 1 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 3
    per 100,000 53 9 18 27 0 19 0 0 0 n/a n/a 10 30
Rape 12 17 14 19 13 9 6 9 8 n/a n/a 14 22
    per 100,000 107 150 126 172 120 84 57 84 74 n/a n/a 139 219
Robbery 18 32 28 37 10 10 28 20 15 n/a n/a 53 60
    per 100,000 160 283 253 335 92 93 265 187 139 n/a n/a 527 598
Assault 254 253 277 272 215 153 103 91 112 n/a n/a 168 140
    per 100,000 2,260 2,237 2,499 2,462 1,980 1,427 975 852 1,041 n/a n/a 1,671 1,395
Burglary 290 249 239 305 137 136 135 84 109 n/a n/a 396 304
    per 100,000 2,580 2,202 2,156 2,761 1,262 1,268 1,278 787 1,013 n/a n/a 3,939 3,028
Larceny Theft 313 364 344 411 213 209 126 140 127 n/a n/a 439 377
    per 100,000 2,784 3,219 3,104 3,721 1,961 1,949 1,192 1,311 1,180 n/a n/a 4,366 3,755
Vehicle Theft 87 77 91 83 45 39 24 26 11 n/a n/a 29 25
    per 100,000 774 681 821 751 414 364 227 244 102 n/a n/a 288 249
Arson 19 15 19 6 2 4 1 5 4 n/a n/a 8 10
    per 100,000 169 133 171 54 18 37 9 47 37 n/a n/a 80 100
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
73 76 80 83 60 44 34 30 34 n/a n/a 59 56
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
177 176 173 201 99 97 72 64 63 n/a n/a 218 179
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
125 126 127 142 79 70 53 47 48 n/a n/a 139 118


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



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