Benoit, Mississippi

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Benoit, Mississippi

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High Points

Benoit strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Mississippi):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Benoit Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Benoit Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Benoit Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Benoit Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Benoit, Mississippi

Comparing Benoit to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Mississippi (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Racial Diversity 10 8
Female Share of the Population 9 6
Male Share of the Population 2 5
Senior Citizens 2 3
Age of the Population 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 6 5
Working at Home 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
People Living Alone 2 1

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Benoit Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles SE of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Bolivar
Standard Zip Codes 38725
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.651
Longitude -91.009

Benoit Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 50 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 50 F
Apr Temp 53 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 51 F
Apr Temp 53 to 74 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.1 inches
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Benoit Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 611 100%
Male 282 46.2%
Female 329 53.8%
Under 18 226 37%
18+ 385 63%
65+ 64 10.5%
Median Age 26.1
Average Family Size 3.57
White 130 21.3%
African-American 466 76.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 1%
Mixed Race 9 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 2.3%

Estimated Benoit Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 584
Growth -27
Growth % -4.4%

Benoit Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 81.8%
US/American 10.3%
German 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 1%
African 0.6%
Irish 0.6%
English 0.6%
Lebanese 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Scottish 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Benoit, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bolivar (38725)
Dahomey (38725)
Eutaw (38725)
Grapeland (38725)
Longshot (38725)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Benoit 611 $18,929
Beulah 473 $25,341
Boyle 720 $28,500
Metcalfe 1,109 $18,295
Pace 364 $27,857
Rosedale 2,414 $18,810
Shaw 2,312 $19,393
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Benoit High Schools (2004)

1827 HWY 1
A Title I School.
Serves 315 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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