San Benito County Information

San Benito in California occupies 1,391 square miles and has a 2006 population of 55,842, a change from a 2000 population of 53,234 and 36,697 in 1990. 15.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.6% percent is 25-35, and 15.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 237 acts of violent crime reported in San Benito in 2004, a change from 337 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,762 people: 7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 6%.

Read more about San Benito, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountySan Benito 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area1,391 sq. milesRanked 488 of 3,140
Population 200655,842Ranked 885 of 3,140
Population 200556,006 
Population 200053,234Ranked 880 of 3,140
Population 199036,697Ranked 1,082 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion91.7% 
African American1.4% 
Asian American3.1% 
Native American1.6% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58% 
Population 5 to 1417.5% 
Population 15 to 2415.1% 
Population 25 to 3412.6% 
Population 35 to 4415.5% 
Population 45 to 5413.9% 
Population 55 to 649.2% 
Population 65 to 744.4% 
Population 75 and up3.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes237337
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes25 
Robberies32 
Aggravated Assaults180 
Total Property Crimes1,2811,114
Burglaries317 
Larceny Thefts808 
Motor Vehicle Thefts156 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population25,01827,418
Unemployed Population1,7621,649
Unemployment Rate7%6%

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