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Overview

Introduction to Benbrook, Texas

Benbrook, Texas, in Tarrant county, is 8 miles SW of Fort Worth, Texas. Benbrook is part of the surrounding Fort Worth- Arlington metro area.

Benbrook History

Benbrook was initially inhabited by local Native Americans. The early European settlers came to the region as a part of Peters' Colony in the 1850s. Benbrook is one of the oldest communities in Tarrant County. It is also one of the youngest incorporated cities. The first post office of Benbrook was established in 1880, and it was finally incorporated in 1947.

Benbrook and nearby Attractions

  • Lake Benbrook
  • Par 3 Lighted Golf Course
  • Ridglea Theater
  • Western Hills Park
  • Warren's Art Studio
  • Carter Nelson Fine Art

Things To Do In Benbrook

Golers can enjoy a round of golf at the Whitestone Golf Club or Benbrook Par 3. The city also has several parks that offer facilities for a variety of recreational activities. The city also boasts of a vibrant nightlife.

Benbrook Transportation

Fort Worth Meacham International is the nearest major airport.

Benbrook Higher Education

Higher education in the city is provided by Tarrant County College and Texas Christian University.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,403
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens18.5%
Employed Population 16+11,296
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married55.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.2%
Median Earnings25+$46,241
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,355
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,190

Wealth

Median Family Income$87,624
% Above Poverty Level93.6%
% Below Poverty Level6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone31%
Median Gross Rent$870
Median House Value$147,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.8%
German14.6%
Irish13.3%
English11.1%
French Except Basque2.7%
Italian2.6%
Scottish2.5%
Swedish1.3%
Welsh1%
Polish1%
Norwegian0.9%
Czech0.9%
Russian0.6%
African0.4%
Arab0.3%
Swiss0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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Benbrook Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tarrant County
Standard Zip Codes76109, 76116, 76126, 76132
Phone Area Codes682,817
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.7
Approximate Longitude-97.39

Benbrook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBENBROOK DAM
Distance1.7 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 97 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip34 inches
StationEAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 96 F
Oct Temp55 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.1 inches
StationCLEBURNE
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp34 to 58 F
Apr Temp53 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 97 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aledo3,190$95,795
Fort Worth815,930$64,412
River Oaks7,666$51,087

Benbrook Public Libraries

Benbrook Public Library
1065 MERCEDES ST
Benbrook, Texas
(817) 249-6632

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Benbrook Private Schools

Redeemer Lutheran School
4513 Williams Rd
ZIP: 76116
Elementary
Total Enrollment 44
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