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Population (year 2000): 23,444. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,699 (+5.4% change)
Males: 11,117 (47.4%), Females: 12,327 (52.6%)

Cameron County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 29.7 years
Median household income: $24,027 (year 2000)
Median house value: $39,500 (year 2000)

San Benito, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in San Benito:

  • Hispanic (86.9%)
  • Other race (20.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (12.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (2.8%), United States (2.2%), English (2.2%), Irish (1.6%).Benito, Texas

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in San Benito

  • High school or higher: 51.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Benito city

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

17.8% Foreign born (17.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,416 (+11.5%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Harlingen, (5.7 miles SanBenito.OneTime.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (112.2 miles pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (237.0 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Camino Angosto, TX (1.7 miles El TX (3.7 miles Lago, Colorado Estates, TX (3.7 miles Arroyo Valley Farms, TX (5.0 miles Green Villa del Sol, TX (5.6 miles) , TX Harlingen, (5.7 miles Paloma, TX (6.5 miles La TX (7.4 miles Lozano,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 66 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 1997: 60 buildings, average cost: $59,900
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 1999: 75 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2001: 86 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2002: 99 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2003: 103 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $79,100

Latitude: 26.14 N, Longitude: 97.64 W

Area code: 956

San Benito, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (31.2%), Retail trade (12.1%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -62 (-0.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,638 (35.4%)

Crime in San Benito by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 4.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 8 12 6 8 13
    per 100,000 29.9 34.1 51.2 25.6 34.1 55.5
Robberies 13 9 7 13 18 22
    per 100,000 55.5 38.4 29.9 55.5 76.8 93.8
Assaults 50 29 51 24 34 54
    per 100,000 213.3 123.7 217.5 102.4 145.0 230.3
Burglaries 328 233 300 265 358 357
    per 100,000 1399.1 993.9 1279.6 1130.4 1527.0 1522.8
Thefts 967 1,339 2,087 1,698 1,797 2,270
    per 100,000 4124.7 5711.5 8902.1 7242.8 7665.1 9682.6
Auto thefts 49 48 65 83 62 55
    per 100,000 209.0 204.7 277.3 354.0 264.5 234.6
350.9 364.3 545.0 444.5 500.3 609.1

Average climate in San Benito, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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San Benito-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the San Benito city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category 3 tornado 6.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Kevin Garrett - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Jul 29, 1980).


Hospital/medical center in San Benito:
  • DOLLY VINSANT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (400 E HWY 77 PO BOX 42)
Other hospitals/medical centers near San Benito:
  • RIO GRANDE STATE CENTER (about 7 miles; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • SOUTH TEXAS HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • VALLEY BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; HARLINGEN, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to San Benito:
  • VALLEY INTL (about 6 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; ID: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT'L (about 23 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; ID: BRO)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 42 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; ID: MFE)
Other public-use airports nearest to San Benito:
  • PORT ISABEL-CAMERON COUNTY (about 21 miles; PORT ISABEL, TX; ID: PIL)
  • MID VALLEY (about 23 miles; WESLACO, TX; ID: T65)
  • CHARLES R JOHNSON (about 32 miles; PORT MANSFIELD, TX; ID: T05)

Amtrak stations near San Benito:
  • 6 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 19 miles: BROWNSVILLE (1134 E. ST. CHARLES) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 2 $2,480 $14,880 0 $0
Other Government Administration 6 $17,588 $35,176 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $8,340 $16,680 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $19,337 $21,094 0 $0
Firefighters 25 $62,374 $29,939 0 $0
Health 2 $3,477 $20,862 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $12,609 $25,218 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,482 $26,892 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 38 $102,664 $32,420 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $9,638 $19,276 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $24,014 $20,583 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $8,207 $19,696 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $6,068 $14,563 0 $0
Water Supply 16 $42,673 $32,004 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5 $8,101 $19,442 0 $0
Totals for Government 149 $332,051 $26,742 0 $0
College/University in San Benito:
  • REYNALDO GARZA SCHOOL OF LAW (Location: 905 N SHORE DR; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to San Benito:
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 7 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 17 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 17 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,556)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 41 miles; EDINBURG, TX; FT enrollment: 9,651)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; MCALLEN, TX; FT enrollment: 7,142)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 95 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 110 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,282)
Public high school in San Benito:
  • SAN BENITO H S (Students: 1,506; Location: 450 S WILLIAMS RD; Grades: 10 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in San Benito:
  • MILLER JORDAN MIDDLE (Students: 1,221; Location: 700 N MCCULLOUGH; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BERTA CABAZA MIDDLE (Students: 987; Location: 2901 SHAFER RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SAN BENITO VETERANS MEMORIAL ACADE (Students: 850; Location: 450 S WILLIAMS RD; Grades: 09 - 09)
  • FRED BOOTH (Students: 740; Location: 845 ZARAGOZA ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LA PALOMA EL (Students: 616; Location: 240 N CROCKETT ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DOWNS EL (Students: 557; Location: 1302 N DOWLING; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RANGERVILLE EL (Students: 544; Location: 17558 LANDRUM PARK RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RAUL GARZA JR EL (Students: 542; Location: 846 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LA ENCANTADA EL (Students: 541; Location: 1 MILE FARM RD 1577; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CASH EL (Students: 475; Location: 400 N PONCIANA ST; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in San Benito:
  • SAN BENITO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $131,254; Location: 101 W ROSE ST; 35,712 books; 452 audio materials; 1,330 video materials; 110 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in San Benito: San Benito Public Library (A), Sunny Glenn Home (B).

Churches in San Benito include: Pentecostal Holiness Church (A), First Church of the Nazarene (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), San Benito Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), The Pentecostal Church (E), La Palma Baptist Church (F).

Parks in San Benito include: Stokey Park (1), Landrum Park (2), Kenedy Park (3), San Benito City Park (4), Hermosa Park (5).


San Benito compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in San Benito:
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in San Benito:
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KNVO-FM (101.1 FM; PORT ISABEL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KESO (92.7 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
TV broadcast stations around San Benito:
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)

 

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