Benton Harbor, Michigan






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A Taste of Benton Harbor, Michigan

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT BENTON HARBOR?

  1. Benton Harbor is a city in Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan which is located west of Kalamazoo. The population was 10,038 at the 2010 census.

  2. Whirlpool Corporation has its corporate headquarters in nearby Benton Charter Township.

  3. The city is served by the Benton Harbor Area Schools within the Berrien Regional Education Service Agency. The public school district serves the city of Benton Harbor and surrounding areas. For years a popular student gathering place was the Tiger Den restaurant across the street from the high school, before it closed. The school district has one high school, seven elementary schools, and two middle schools. In 2007, the district hired a new superintendent. Carole Schmidt replaced Dr. Paula Dawning. The hiring of Schmidt was notable because she left her job as superintendent of the St. Joseph Public School District. Schmidt is the first white superintendent of the Benton Harbor School District in decades.

  4. Benton Harbor is cohost of the annual Blossomtime Festival with St. Joseph.

  5. The median household income was $17,471, and the median family income was $19,250.

Radio Stations
WSIS 88.7 FM Riverside, MI Christian Contemporary
WNDV 92.9 FM South Bend, IN Top-40
WSJM 94.9 FM Benton Harbor, MI News/Talk
WTRC 95.3 FM Niles, MI News/Talk
WBHC (LPFM) 96.5 FM Benton Harbor, MI Variety
WSMK 99.1 FM Buchanan, MI Urban Contemporary
WVBH (LPFM) 105.3 FM Urban Contemporary
WCSY 940 AM South Haven, MI Sports
WSJM 1400 AM Saint Joseph, MI News

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Demographics of Benton Harbor, Michigan

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

5.48%

92.40%

0.15

0.13%

0.58%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Benton Harbor, Michigan


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Heavenly Kreations -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  858 Pipestone St, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 (269) 926-1085

  2. Master J's Hair Technician -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  415 Pipestone St, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 (269) 927-1822

  3. Shannon's Black Beauty Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   832 E Main St Benton Harbor, MI 49022 (269) 925-0442

  4. Tina's Braid Shop -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  1064 Milton St, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 (269) 925-3788

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Benton Spirit community Newspaper -  Category: Media -  A community newspaper, utilizing media technology to inform, enhance, showcase, promote and educate Benton Harbor, MI and the Michiana area.   - P.O. Box 465/1442 E. Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor MI (269) 926-4241  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Dialo's Cafe -  Category: Soul Food - Fast Food Restaurants -  2860 M 139, Benton Harbor, MI 49022 (269) 926-6808

  2. Me & My Dogzs -  Category: Soul Food -  102 N Fair Ave, Benton Harbor, MI (269) 925-0203

  3. Nikki's Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -  855 Edgecumbe Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-3111 (269) 757-2827

  4. Preacherman's Chicken Fish -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -  873 Pipestone St, Benton Harbor, MI 49022 (269) 926-2122

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"This is Michigan" Benton Harbor.

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CHURCHES



  1. Abundant Life COGIC -  693 Columbus, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022 (616) 925-5828

  2. Brotherhood Cogic -  516 Emery Ter, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-5824 (269) 927-4738

  3. Jesus Lives Here Church Of God in Christ -  1284 M-139, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022

  4. Mc Coys Memorial Cogic -  1840 Union Street, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-6264 (269) 925-5717

  5. Union Memorial AME Church -  Benton charter Township, Michigan (269) 927-2219

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Club 63 -  Category: Entertainment -   Coloma, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, 49022 (269) 849-3355

  2. The Livery -  Category: Entertainment -  Monday Night Open Mic with Venitia, Music, Spoken Word, Improv.   - 190 5th Street, Benton Harbor Michigan 49022 (269) 925-8760

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Blossomtime Festival
    (July)  Location: 151 East Napier Avenue Benton Harbor, MI 49022-7366 (269) 926-7397  - (visit website)

    The oldest and largest multi-community festival in the state of Michigan


  2. Soul Blues Festival
    (July)  Location: at Gene Klock Park   - (visit website)

    All are welcome!


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