|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of San Benito is 24,780. San Benito, Texas is the 1,568th largest city in the US.
San Benito is located entirely in Cameron County.
The peak population of San Benito was in 2020, when its population was 24,848. In 2020, San Benito was the 1,559th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,568th largest city in the US. San Benito is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
San Benito has grown 2.2% since the 2000. San Benito, Texas's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
San Benito has a population density of 1,535.6 people per square mile.
|1563||Seal Beach, California||24,937||3.1%|
|1564||Fort Dodge, Iowa||24,912||-5.2%|
|1566||University Park, Texas||24,849||6.3%|
|1568||San Benito, Texas||24,780||2.2%|
|1574||Morton Grove, Illinois||24,712||10.2%|
The total voting age population of San Benito, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 14,920. The voting age population is 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.6% of the residents of San Benito are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of San Benito are 92.5% White, 5.5% Other, 1.7% Two or more races, 0.1% Black and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 92.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In San Benito, 34.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 49.2%. On a per-household basis, 32.7% of families are below the poverty line in San Benito.
Among those aged 16 and older, 47.6% of San Benito residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 66.4% of San Benito residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.1% have a bachelor's degree and 3.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among San Benito residents aged 5 and older, 55.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 55.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in San Benito is 6.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In San Benito, 15.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in San Benito is $27,460.
In San Benito, 65.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.4% of housing units in San Benito.
Of all the housing units in San Benito, 6.2% of them were build before 1940.
In San Benito, 24.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in San Benito is $703.
In San Benito, 49.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.