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Demographics

People

Total Population499
Male Share of the Population46.5%
Female Share of the Population53.5%
Senior Citizens25.1%
Employed Population 16+177
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married70.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.1%
Median Earnings25+$26,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,500
% Above Poverty Level77.2%
% Below Poverty Level22.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.5%
Median Gross Rent$713
Median House Value$53,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42.3%
Irish9.6%
German5%
English4%
Hungarian2.4%
Scottish2.2%
Welsh1.6%
Dutch0.6%
Slovak0.4%
Swiss0.4%
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Benham Almanac

CategoryValue
County Harlan County
P.O. Box Zip Codes40807
Phone Area Codes606
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude36.96
Approximate Longitude-82.95

Benham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBIG STONE GAP
Distance12.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 44 F
Apr Temp40 to 67 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 70 F
Annual Precip52.3 inches
StationPENNINGTON GAP
Distance16.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip49.3 inches
StationBAXTER
Distance22.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp40 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip51.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blackey189$41,250
Cumberland2,065$25,550
Evarts773$27,917
Lynch567$50,417
Vicco313$37,750
Whitesburg2,196$59,286
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