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People

Total Population 316
Male Share of the Population 38.6%
Female Share of the Population 61.4%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 79
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 48%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,500
% Above Poverty Level 55.8%
% Below Poverty Level 44.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 46%
Median Gross Rent $531
Median House Value $47,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.8%
US/American 0%
English 1.3%
Irish 6.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bennington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles NE of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Bryan
Standard Zip Codes 74723
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.004
Longitude -96.037

Bennington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BOSWELL 1 S
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station DURANT
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
Station BONHAM 3 NNE
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 50 to 72 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wade (74723)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bokchito 638 $35,000
Boswell 707 $32,500
Caddo 1,145 $44,583
Caney 212 $33,125
Durant 16,767 $42,093
Soper 202 $43,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Bennington High Schools

BENNINGTON HS
115 EAST RICHARDS
580-847-2310
A Title I School.
Serves 71 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.7

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