I have a few very popular blog posts that rank highly on keywords I am not focusing on. My question is does my website's SERP benefits from this high traffic?
Is there an official information out there to inform on this?
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Directly? No. Indirectly? Maybe.
The more traffic that you have, the more likely it is that people will share your content. For example, if an article on your website goes "viral", then there's the possibility that links to said article will be:
In cases like this, you will probably see an increase in your SERP rankings.
Basically, in the world of SEO, the big tend to get bigger, simply because they're getting far more attention.