KY

National Population : 333,590,059
Kentucky State Population : 4,519,884

About Benham, KY

Benham, KY is located in Harlan County in the state of Kentucky.

The total City Population for Benham is about 337 with about 700 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 425.

The Average Home Value is $52,300.00, which is roughly 44% lower than the Average Home Value of $94,219.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 72% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $49,107.00, which is roughly 20% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,100.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 15% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Benham is about 1.5%.

Kentucky is ranked #37 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.82 out of 100.

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Voting

Harlan County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 84.05% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 85.38%
Democratic: 13.62%
Libertarian: 0.74%
Other: 0.26%


Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 40807
Latitude : 36.937172
Longitude : -82.893989
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 2710 ft.
Area Code(s) : 606

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.13
Male Population Estimate : 45.40%
Female Population Estimate : 54.60%
Median Age : 51.9
Male Median Age : 51.1
Female Median Age : 52.4

White Population Estimate : 94.66%
Black Population Estimate : 5.34%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.00%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.30%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.30%
Other Population Estimate : 0.00%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Benham specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Harlan County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2019)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Harlan County: About 61 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Harlan County is about 23% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 79% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.