Benavides, Texas

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Population in 2014: 1,331 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.1%
 
Males: 780  (58.6%)
Females: 551  (41.4%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78341.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,261 (it was $21,513 in 2000)
Benavides:

$32,261
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,255 (it was $11,332 in 2000)

Benavides city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $48,326 (it was $23,900 in 2000)
Benavides:

$48,326
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $47,994; Detached houses: $47,461; Mobile homes: $58,269

Median gross rent in 2016: $638.

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  • Races in Benavides, TX (2010)

    Benavides races chart
    • 1,24591.4%Hispanic
    • 1057.7%White alone
    • 50.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone
    • 20.1%Two or more races
    • 10.07%Black alone
    • 10.07%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Benavides: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (3.8%), Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 1.81 square miles.

Population density: 737 people per square mile   (low).

Benavides, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Benavides:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 50.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benavides city:

  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

124 residents are foreign born (6.0% Latin America).

This city:

6.3%
Texas:

16.7%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Benavides, Texas as of March 21, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Benavides to the number of sex offenders is 391 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $779 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $411 (0.8%)

Benavides satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (62.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (128.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Realitos, TX (3.6 miles ), Rosita, TX (3.6 miles ), Concepcion, TX (3.8 miles) , San Diego, TX (4.0 miles ), Loma Linda East, TX (4.2 miles ), Coyote Acres, TX (4.4 miles ), Alice Acres, TX (4.5 miles ), Rancho Alegre, TX (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 27.60 N, Longitude: 98.41 W

Area code: 361

Benavides household income distribution Benavides home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-4.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (28%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (34%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Benavides, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Benavides-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.8 miles away from the Benavides city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/1/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Benavides-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 352.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from Benavides center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 415.1 miles away from Benavides center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Duval County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Benavides topographic map

Birthplace of: Rose Meza Harrison - Texan politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Benavides:

  • SANTA FE HEALTH CARE INC (119 WEST RAILROAD AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Benavides:

  • ONSITE NURSING SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SAN DIEGO, TX)
  • ST PETERS HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SAN DIEGO, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Benavides:

  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 33 miles; Kingsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,295)
  • Del Mar College (about 63 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 63 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 67 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Laredo Community College (about 69 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 71 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 91 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)

Public high school in Benavides:

Public elementary/middle school in Benavides:

  • BENAVIDES EL (Students: 218, Location: 106 W SCHOOL ST, Grades: PK-6)
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Notable locations in Benavides: Benavides Fire Department (A), Benavides Emergency Medical Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.7%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Benavides, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Benavides (2011 data):

  • Texas Champion Bank: Benavides Branch at 300 East Main Street, branch established on 1995/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $344.7 mil, Deposits: $288.3 mil, headquarters in Alice, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Mesquite Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Benavides city (based on Duval County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,8007
Evangelical Protestant1,4289
Mainline Protestant1132
Other--
None3,441-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Duval County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Duval County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Duval County:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Duval County:

25.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Benavides:

51.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Benavides:

53.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Benavides:

28.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Benavides:

17.6%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.3%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Benavides:

56.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Benavides:

81.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Benavides, TX Residents
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 1$1,772$21,2641$850
Solid Waste Management 2$3,366$20,1961$717
Local Libraries 0$0 1$709
Totals for Government 3$5,138$20,5523$2,276

6.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Texas average:

7.14%

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 Jim Wells County, TX  2.24% ($34,238 average AGI)
from Nueces County, TX  0.75% ($34,429)
from Bexar County, TX  0.35% ($25,462)


6.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Texas average:

6.69%

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 Jim Wells County, TX  2.27% ($19,640 average AGI)
to Nueces County, TX  1.24% ($45,574)
to Bexar County, TX  0.32% ($21,417)

Strongest AM radio stations in Benavides:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Benavides:

  • KUKA (105.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, TX; Owner: IDEAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBRA (95.9 FM; FREER, TX; Owner: COBRA BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KMFM (100.7 FM; PREMONT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KOPY-FM (92.1 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: SCENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KEKO (101.7 FM; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA CADENA RADIO LUZ INC.)
  • Benavides, Texas
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:4
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count192
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents293
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons58
  • Fatalities211
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents509
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents30
See more detailed statistics of Benavides fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 1,700Total average daily traffic
  • 306Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,650Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Benavides)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • BENAVIDES, 2500 Cr 306 (Lat: 27.605583 Lon: -98.419444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93.8 m, Call Sign: WQSH276
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/19/2013, Expiration Date: 09/19/2023, Certifier: Kevin B CoyneRegistrant: Fiberlight, LLC, 4360 Beltway Pl, Suite 230, Arlington, TX 76018, Phone: (972) 832-3176, Email:
  • KARINA, 1551 Hwy 359 (Lat: 27.672972 Lon: -98.320944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.7 m, Overall height: 77.1 m, Call Sign: WQSH343
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/19/2013, Expiration Date: 09/19/2023, Certifier: Kevin B CoyneRegistrant: Fiberlight, LLC, 4360 Beltway Pl, Suite 230, Arlington, TX 76018, Phone: (972) 832-3176, Email:
  • BENAVIDES II, Highway 2295 And Highway 16 (Lat: 27.595472 Lon: -98.657000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQSS854
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2013, Expiration Date: 11/08/2023, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • STATION, 3.6 Mi W Int Of Hwy 16 & Fm 2295 (Lat: 27.569194 Lon: -98.715000), Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WGX926
    Assigned Frequencies: 2191.20 MHz, 2196.00 MHz, 2186.40 MHzGrant Date: 12/14/2000, Expiration Date: 01/31/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2003Registrant: Phone: (713) 877-7343

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Benavides

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Benavides, TX

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Benavides compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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