Benavides, TX Population

Population: 1,686. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,591 (-5.6% change)
Males: 811 (48.1%), Females: 875 (51.9%)

Duval County

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $21,513
Median house value: $24,100

Races in Benavides:

  • Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Other race (13.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (1.0%).

Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Benavides

  • High school or higher: 62.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benavides city

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

4.4% Foreign born (4.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-4.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Benavides:

  • ALICE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; ALICE, TX)
  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL ALICE (about 25 miles; ALICE, TX)
  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL KLEBERG (about 39 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Benavides:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 65 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Abbreviation: CRP)
  • LAREDO INTL (about 72 miles; LAREDO, TX; Abbreviation: LRD)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 100 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Benavides:

  • DUVAL-FREER (about 24 miles; FREER, TX; Abbreviation: T19)
  • KLEBERG COUNTY (about 28 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: IKG)
  • JIM HOGG COUNTY (about 29 miles; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: HBV)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Benavides:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 39 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 71 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 74 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 74 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)
  • TEXAS A & M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; LAREDO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • LAREDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; LAREDO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,449)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 88 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)

Schools

Public high school in Benavides:

  • BENAVIDES SECONDARY (Students: 215; Location: P O DRAWER P; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Benavides:

  • BENAVIDES ELEMENTARY (Students: 270; Location: P O DRAWER P; Grades: PK – 06)

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