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San Benito, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $68,042 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
San Benito:

$68,042
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,218 - $109,982

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $89,665
Here:

$89,665
State:

$242,762

Townhouses or other attached units: $130,270
Here:

$130,270
State:

$241,439

In 2-unit structures: $189,115
Here:

$189,115
State:

$179,198

Mobile homes: $39,920
Here:

$39,920
State:

$77,722

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $51,739
Here:

$51,739
State:

$60,875

San Benito,TX index of house prices

Total population: 24,506 (Urban population: 23,551, Rural population: 64 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 9,274 (7,548 occupied: 4,726 owner occupied, 2,837 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

38%

Housing density: 843 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $207,079.

Median contract rent in 2017: $287 (lower quartile is $166, upper quartile is $384)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $173


Median gross rent in San Benito, TX in 2017: $374

Housing units in San Benito with a mortgage: 1,534 (16 second mortgage, 20 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,219

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,937

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $31,212

Median monthly housing costs: $512


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San Benito, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1979

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,730
  • In family households: 22,148 (2,383 male householders, 2,929 female householders)
    3,022 spouses, 9,862 children (9,088 natural, 43 adopted, 697 stepchildren), 1,018 grandchildren, 669 brothers or sisters, 592 parents, 1,035 other relatives, 549 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,572 (986 male householders (921 living alone)), 1,306 female householders (1,163 living alone)), 288 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 75

Size of family households: 1,743 2-persons, 1,013 3-persons, 1,368 4-persons, 605 5-persons, 327 6-persons, 280 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,083 1-person, 208 2-persons, 4 4-persons.

3,054 married couples with children.
2,651 single-parent households (846 men, 1,805 women).

31.8% of residents of San Benito speak English at home.
68.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 3,679 (14.9%)
(35.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in San Benito, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in San Benito, Texas
  • 20no bedroom
  • 2511 bedroom
  • 1,0562 bedrooms
  • 2,3573 bedrooms
  • 9234 bedrooms
  • 865+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Benito, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Benito, Texas
  • 43no bedroom
  • 3991 bedroom
  • 1,5152 bedrooms
  • 7353 bedrooms
  • 2034 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in San Benito in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in San Benito in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 301no vehicle
  • 1,8811 vehicle
  • 1,7002 vehicles
  • 6263 vehicles
  • 824 vehicles
  • 845+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in San Benito in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in San Benito in renter-occupied apartments
  • 545no vehicle
  • 1,4881 vehicle
  • 5942 vehicles
  • 1043 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in San Benito, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in San Benito, Texas
  • 251 room
  • 492 rooms
  • 2743 rooms
  • 9954 rooms
  • 1,4815 rooms
  • 8826 rooms
  • 5297 rooms
  • 2008 rooms
  • 3299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Benito, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Benito, Texas
  • 221 room
  • 1302 rooms
  • 5473 rooms
  • 1,2494 rooms
  • 5115 rooms
  • 1936 rooms
  • 1957 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 689+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in San Benito, TX
  • San Benito, TX household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in San Benito, TX in 2017
  • 1,150Less than $10,000
  • 1,576$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,046$20,000 to $29,999
  • 809$30,000 to $39,999
  • 492$40,000 to $49,999
  • 438$50,000 to $59,999
  • 641$60,000 to $74,999
  • 907$75,000 to $99,999
  • 239$100,000 to $124,999
  • 206$125,000 to $149,999
  • 24$150,000 to $199,999
  • 26$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in San Benito, TX

  • Distribution of house value in San Benito, TX in 2017
  • 141Less than $10,000
  • 86$10,000 to $14,999
  • 87$15,000 to $19,999
  • 190$20,000 to $24,999
  • 212$25,000 to $29,999
  • 289$30,000 to $34,999
  • 247$35,000 to $39,999
  • 412$40,000 to $49,999
  • 430$50,000 to $59,999
  • 319$60,000 to $69,999
  • 234$70,000 to $79,999
  • 202$80,000 to $89,999
  • 142$90,000 to $99,999
  • 386$100,000 to $124,999
  • 243$125,000 to $149,999
  • 390$150,000 to $174,999
  • 45$175,000 to $199,999
  • 106$200,000 to $249,999
  • 41$250,000 to $299,999
  • 45$300,000 to $399,999
  • 19$400,000 to $499,999
  • 19$750,000 to $999,999
  • 13$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 80$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in San Benito, TX

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in San Benito, TX in 2017
  • 28Less than $100
  • 199$100 to $149
  • 62$150 to $199
  • 33$200 to $249
  • 65$250 to $299
  • 230$300 to $349
  • 178$350 to $399
  • 288$400 to $449
  • 371$450 to $499
  • 214$500 to $549
  • 80$550 to $599
  • 197$600 to $649
  • 45$650 to $699
  • 68$700 to $749
  • 34$750 to $799
  • 36$800 to $899
  • 64$1,000 to $1,249
  • 349No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.1%
Number of people working at home: 316 (3.7% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 168
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,463
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,531
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,538
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,362
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 340
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 917
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 65
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 116
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 372
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 75
  • 90 or more minutes: 171
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - San Benito

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,324 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 529 (6%)
  • Taxi: 329 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 117 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 316 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.5%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 20.5%Males
  • 7.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 7.5%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in San Benito, Texas
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in San Benito, Texas
  • 1972010 or later
  • 7382000 to 2009
  • 6281990 to 1999
  • 1,3541980 to 1989
  • 7671970 to 1979
  • 1,008Before 1970
Ancestries in San Benito, TX

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 209 (1.0%)
  • English: 191 (0.9%)
  • Irish: 82 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 69 (0.3%)
  • British: 62 (0.3%)
  • Italian: 47 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 38 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 26 (0.1%)
  • German: 22 (0.1%)
  • European: 13 (0.06%)
  • Dutch: 8 (0.04%)
  • Danish: 5 (0.02%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
San Benito:

90.4% (3,555)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 18,277
  • Other state: 2,313
  • Northeast: 212
  • Midwest: 771
  • South: 697
  • West: 642

94.7% of San Benito residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90.8% lived in Texas.


San Benito:

94.7%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 377
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 285
  • 5th and 6th grade: 402
  • 7th and 8th grade: 307
  • 9th grade: 295
  • 10th grade: 190
  • 11th grade: 202
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 67
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,964
  • Less than 1 year of college: 210
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 866
  • Associate degree: 453
  • Bachelor's degree: 598
  • Master's degree: 127
  • Professional school degree: 25
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 554
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 414
  • 5th and 6th grade: 520
  • 7th and 8th grade: 249
  • 9th grade: 451
  • 10th grade: 173
  • 11th grade: 210
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 193
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,596
  • Less than 1 year of college: 514
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 699
  • Associate degree: 588
  • Bachelor's degree: 681
  • Master's degree: 296
  • Professional school degree: 10
  • Doctorate degree: 34
Educational Attainment for Females
San Benito marital status for males
San Benito marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,277
  • One, attached: 109
  • Two: 204
  • 3 or 4: 400
  • 5 to 9: 372
  • 10 to 19: 103
  • 20 to 49: 196
  • 50 or more: 244
  • Mobile homes: 1,294
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 32

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,459

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 4.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 4.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in San Benito
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in San Benito, TX
  • 74.2%Electricity
  • 22.2%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in San Benito, TX
  • 86.0%Electricity
  • 10.3%Utility gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 110
Here:

10.5%
Texas:

15.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability