Benton Harbor's population peaked at 19,136 in 1960. Its 2017 estimated population is 9,860 -- a drop of 48%.
The twin cities of Berrian County
St. Joseph's population peaked at 11,755 in 1960. Its 2017 estimated population is 8.363 -- a drop of or 29%.
Bridging the Gap Between Benton Harbor and St. Joseph. (Michigan Radio, 11/17/2011)
We've been talking a lot about class, what it means, and how we define it.
We took a trip to St. Joseph and Benton Harbor. They’re called the Twin Cities, but they're different.
In Benton Harbor forty-three percent of families live below the poverty line.
In St. Joseph it’s six percent.
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