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Benjamin, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Benjamin had a population of 270 as of July 1, 2016. Benjamin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Benjamin is located at latitude 33.5836 and longitude -99.7929 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the City of Benjamin (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,476 feet.

The City of Benjamin (GNIS ID: 2409834) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Benjamin is located within Benjamin Division of Knox County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Benjamin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Benjamin, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 270
Population in Households 268
Population in Familes 219
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 257
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $39,205
Average Home Value $67,754


Median Household Income $36,861
Average Household Income $53,061
Per Capita Income $22,185
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.94%
Households 0.65% 0.78%
Families -0.48% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   0.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Benjamin, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benjamin to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1467 16th
Population Density1 # 1428 18th
Diversity Index2 # 476 73rd
Median Household Income # 1273 27th
Per Capita Income # 912 48th

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