Benjamin, TX Population

Population: 264. Estimated population in July 2020: 239 (-9.5% change)
Males: 124 (47.0%), Females: 140 (53.0%)

Knox County

Zip code: 79505

Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $31,023
Median house value: $25,700

Races in Benjamin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.3%)
  • Hispanic (11.4%)
  • Other race (4.9%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (28.8%), Irish (9.8%), German (6.8%), English (6.4%), Dutch (3.8%), Czech (1.1%).

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Benjamin

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benjamin city

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 7.4%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

5.3% Foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 0.8% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+17.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Benjamin:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Benjamin:

  • DYESS AFB (about 81 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 82 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • ALTUS AFB (about 82 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Benjamin:

  • HARRISON FIELD OF KNOX CITY (about 11 miles; KNOX CITY, TX; Abbreviation: F75)
  • MUNDAY MUNI (about 17 miles; MUNDAY, TX; Abbreviation: 37F)
  • FOARD COUNTY (about 28 miles; CROWELL, TX; Abbreviation: 8F4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Benjamin:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 117 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 140 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 141 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 145 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
Public primary/middle school in Benjamin:

  • BENJAMIN SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 300 HAYES ST; Grades: PK – 12)

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