San Benito, Texas 

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Population

24,474

+0.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

12.4%

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Best Places to Live in San Benito, Texas

Small border city complex - Extreme south Texas along the Rio Grande and Mexican border, 20 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. March, November and February are the most pleasant months in San Benito, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

San Benito, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Nearby water recreation
Pleasant winters
Cons
Property crime
Heat and humidity
Low educational attainment


What Bert Has To Say About Brownsville-Harlingen Metro Area

Located at the extreme southern tip of Texas and the continental U.S., Brownsville is a thriving border town and minor resort area mainly serving wintering Texans. It anchors the subtropical Lower Rio Grande Valley, a vast area spreading 60 miles west and 30 miles north, a business-friendly area clustered with small towns, agriculture, and commercial and manufacturing interests tied to Mexico and free trade status. Brownsville is a major trading center and “maquiladora” or border zone manufacturing center for U.S. companies and an international seaport. There are Gulf Coast beach areas about 20 miles east of town at the mouth of the Rio Grande, notably South Padre Island, a favorite winter and spring-break destination.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Cameron County
Metro Area: Brownsville-Harlingen Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: San Benito
Zip Codes: 78586
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 20 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in San Benito is 12.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Benito jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, San Benito's cost of living is 33.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare San Benito's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Cameron county remained strongly Democratic, 56.0% to 42.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
San Benito's population is 24,474 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in San Benito is Real Estate: $62,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.9%.

SCHOOLS
San Benito public schools spend $9,369 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in San Benito. More Education



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Housing Market in San Benito

It's a good time to buy in San Benito. Home Appreciation is up 12.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in San Benito is $62,300.

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Reviews for San Benito   1 Reviews
Really nice people! - 11/27/2007
San Benito has great climate and some of if not the most friendly, respectful and considerate people in the U.... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN SAN BENITO, TEXAS
78586

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