Benton Harbor is a city in Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan which is located west of Kalamazoo, and northwest of South Bend, Indiana. In 2010, the population was 10,038 according to the census. It is the smaller, by population, of the two principal cities in the Niles–Benton Harbor Metropolitan Statistical Area, an area with 156,813 people.
I live in Benton Harbor, it really isn't that bad here. The massive Whirlpool corporation is headquartered here, and they're investing money into the city. It will be a decent place in the coming decades.