Benham, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 490 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.2%
 
Males: 228  (46.5%)
Females: 262  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  47.1 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 40807, 40823, 40855.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,385 (it was $25,250 in 2000)
Benham:

$35,385
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,501 (it was $16,174 in 2000)

Benham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,702 (it was $38,600 in 2000)
Benham:

$60,702
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $79,924; Detached houses: $63,992; Mobile homes: $419,276

Median gross rent in 2012: $572.

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Benham races chart
  • White alone - 464 (92.8%)
  • Black alone - 33 (6.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

Races in Benham detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Benham: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (25.3%), English (12.7%), Irish (12.2%), German (11.0%), Scottish (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/07/1961

Elevation: 1560 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,243 people per square mile   (low).

Benham,KY real estate house value index trend

Benham, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Benham:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benham city:

  • Never married: 7.1%
  • Now married: 74.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $585 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $277 (0.6%)

Benham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (54.2 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (112.1 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (421.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cumberland, KY (1.4 miles ), Lynch, KY (1.4 miles ), Upper Clover, KY (2.8 miles ), Keokee, VA (2.8 miles ), Eolia, KY (2.8 miles ), Appalachia, VA (3.2 miles ), Daisy, KY (3.4 miles ), Big Stone Gap, VA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.96 N, Longitude: 82.95 W

Benham household income distribution Benham home values distribution

Crime rates in Benham by Year
Type 2004 2005 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0001010
per 100,000 0.00.00.0190.80.0198.80.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0198.80.0
Burglaries 3111140
per 100,000 531.9175.7182.8190.8190.8795.20.0
Thefts 2001020
per 100,000 354.60.00.0190.80.0397.60.0
Auto thefts 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson N/A000000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.1) 53.512.813.3180.813.9281.40.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Benham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.02
Kentucky average:

1.88

Benham tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

14.5%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -78 (-11.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Extraction workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Benham: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Benham, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Benham-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 46.1 miles away from the Benham city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Benham-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 101.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from Benham center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 55.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from Benham center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 288.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harlan County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Benham topographic map

Birthplace of: Bernie Bickerstaff - Basketball player-coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Benham:

  • WELLMONT LONESOME PINE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BIG STONE GAP, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL BIG STONE GAP (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BIG STONE GAP, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL HEALTH CARE II (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BIG STONE GAP, VA)
  • LETCHER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WHITESBURG, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Benham:

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 3 miles; Cumberland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,196)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 23 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 45 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 48 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • King University (about 52 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Walters State Community College (about 55 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)

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Notable locations in Benham: Benham Fire Department Station 2 (A), Benham School House Inn (B), Coal Miners Memorial Theater (C), Kentucky Coal Mining Museum (D), Benham City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Benham: Benham United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Maggard Branch (A), Lane Branch (B), Scott Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Benham: Coal Miners Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Harlan County Fiscal Court (230 Main Street).

Harlan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.7
U.S.:

20.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Benham and their reported violations in the past:

BENHAM WATER PLANT (Population served: 1,055, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2007)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.0%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Benham compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Benham travel time to work - commute Benham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Benham city (based on Harlan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.44%
Here: 49.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ East District Association of Primitive Baptist
Adherents62.3%11.2%9.8%4.4%2.0%
Congregations43.7%12.6%9.7%5.8%1.9%
NameChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.3%1.1%4.3%
Congregations6.8%2.9%2.9%1.0%12.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Harlan County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Harlan County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Harlan County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Harlan County:

29.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.0%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$300
Police Protection - Officers 2$3,590$21,5401$1,740
Firefighters 0$0 6$397
Streets and Highways 1$1,469$17,6280$0
Water Supply 2$4,406$26,4360$0
Totals for Government 5$9,465$22,7168$2,437

Benham government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($30.61)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $336,000 ($685.71)
    Water Utilities: $81,000 ($165.31)
    Fire Protection: $78,000 ($159.18)
    Central Staff Services: $72,000 ($146.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000 ($134.69)
    Sewerage: $63,000 ($128.57)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($97.96)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($10.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($79.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $24,000 ($48.98)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($6.12)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($2.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $527,000 ($1075.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($28.57)

Benham government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $128,000 ($261.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($106.12)
    All Other: $22,000 ($44.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $181,000 ($369.39)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($51.02)
    Rents: $7,000 ($14.29)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $389,000 ($793.88)
    Water Utilities: $101,000 ($206.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $24,000 ($48.98)
    Highways: $11,000 ($22.45)
  • Tax - Property: $27,000 ($55.10)
    NEC: $3,000 ($6.12)

Benham government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $239,000 ($487.76)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $653,000 ($1332.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $612,000 ($1248.98)
    Water Utilities: $228,000 ($465.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $41,000 ($83.67)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($22.45)

Benham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $428,000 ($873.47)

2.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.60%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bell County, KY  0.19% ($45,813 average AGI)
from Fayette County, KY  0.18% ($27,667)
from Laurel County, KY  0.14% ($25,000)


3.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.09%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bell County, KY  0.27% ($34,348 average AGI)
to Madison County, KY  0.22% ($23,316)
to Fayette County, KY  0.21% ($19,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Benham:

  • WCPM (1280 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WSWV (1570 AM; 2 kW; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: IBS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Benham:

  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WNVA-FM (106.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO WISE, INC.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Benham:

  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WAPM-CA (Channel 9; LYNCH/BENHAM, KY; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

Benham fatal accident list:

Nov 26, 1977 02:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KI4DPJ, Licensee ID: L00794778
    Grant Date: 01/08/2004, Expiration Date: 01/08/2014, Certifier: Larry T Gray
    Registrant: Larry T Gray, Benham, KY 40807

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3984S , Serial Number: 17251184, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard H Iii Morrison, 294 Hemlock St, Benham, KY 40807

Most common first names in Benham, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1568.9 years
Robert1078.8 years
John869.7 years
Charles763.0 years
Mary681.0 years
Clyde575.8 years
Paul576.2 years
William578.4 years
George474.7 years
Ernest475.2 years
Most common last names in Benham, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Creech674.1 years
Rogers668.5 years
Sturgill672.0 years
Kyle569.0 years
Brock575.6 years
Lee578.0 years
Shepherd568.0 years
Fields472.0 years
White462.8 years
Cope474.5 years

Benham on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations:"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Mining"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers"
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