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Benbrook is a city in Tarrant County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

The community was named for James M. Benbrook, settler who encouraged railroad development here

The latitude of Benbrook is 32.673N. The longitude is -97.46W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 689 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,000.


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Median household income
Local
$50,978
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Benbrook demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Miranda
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 31. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Fest - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Benbrook web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Benbrook demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tarrant County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Worth area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76109 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Benbrook residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Benbrook ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Benbrook was $26,781, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

33% of Benbrook residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Benbrook, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $552.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,064.


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Libraries in Benbrook include Benbrook Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Benbrook workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Benbrook between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Benbrook include Best Western Winscott Inn & Suites, Motel 6 Benbrook.

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