ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
   State:    
Include former names         Go To:
Advanced search | Cemetery search
BENJAMIN COMMUNITY PROFILE
Texas > All counties > Knox County > Benjamin
QUICK LINKS

Profile for Benjamin, Texas, TX

Send us your Benjamin photos:

Tell us the pros & cons of Benjamin
Blog about Benjamin
Benjamin map

Sponsored Ads

Benjamin is a city in Knox County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the son of Hilory H. Bedford, railroad president

The latitude of Benjamin is 33.583N. The longitude is -99.791W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,476 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 245.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$31,023
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Benjamin demographic reports
Benjamin is between the South Wichita and Brazos rivers
Road signs warn drivers to watch for wild hogs
Historic sites and museums: Knox County Museum

Listed places near Benjamin

Click on a group to see the items on the map
 
Please wait while the map loads... click here to force load
Benjamin
Knox County
Texas
Add extra pins to the map by clicking on the list above the map. You may click the displayed pins for more information, or search the displayed pins by using the above search field.
Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Benjamin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 79505 ZIP code.

Benjamin, TX locator map
(Also see local map below.)

Ancestry & family history

8% of Benjamin residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Benjamin ancestry & family history guide.

Post a query on a message board:

Records & databases:

Attractions
Cemeteries
Communities
Companies
Courts & laws
Crime
Deaths
Disability access & rights
Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Benjamin was $13,138, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Benjamin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events


Fall foliage National Forest foliage hotspots
 Foliage hotlines
Geocaching & geography
Government
Guides to Benjamin
Health
Historical societies
Historical societies
History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Benjamin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $200.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $575.


Jobs
Libraries
Maps

Media outlets
Military
Obituaries
Organizations
Parks & recreation
Pets
Photos & post cards
Politics

Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Benjamin political report.

Postal Service
Religion
Restaurants
Traffic

The average commute time for Benjamin workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel
Weather
Wildlife

Browse list of Texas community profiles



Job Search
what
job title, keywords, or company name
where
city, state, zip code
jobs by Indeed


EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS

LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Benjamin:

RECORD SEARCHES
EPODUNK EXTRAS
OTHER EPODUNKS
FEEDBACK

Send us your corrections and additions



Search Health Care Jobs





powered by HospitalJobsOnline.com
College Search

Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.

Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!