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   (County: Cochise County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benson City, Arizona give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Benson City, Arizona)

Male:

Under 5 years : 81

5 to 9 years : 128

10 to 14 years : 115

15 to 17 years : 131

18 and 19 years : 76

20 years : 14

21 years : 16

22 to 24 years : 115

25 to 29 years : 71

30 to 34 years : 31

35 to 39 years : 40

40 to 44 years : 135

45 to 49 years : 122

50 to 54 years : 70

55 to 59 years : 309

60 and 61 years : 45

62 to 64 years : 115

65 and 66 years : 36

67 to 69 years : 88

70 to 74 years : 267

75 to 79 years : 186

80 to 84 years : 146

85 years and over : 56

Female:

Under 5 years : 164

5 to 9 years : 78

10 to 14 years : 102

15 to 17 years : 23

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 31

21 years : 42

22 to 24 years : 94

25 to 29 years : 49

30 to 34 years : 52

35 to 39 years : 134

40 to 44 years : 60

45 to 49 years : 124

50 to 54 years : 278

55 to 59 years : 269

60 and 61 years : 58

62 to 64 years : 35

65 and 66 years : 108

67 to 69 years : 220

70 to 74 years : 202

75 to 79 years : 204

80 to 84 years : 147

85 years and over : 98


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Benson City, Arizona)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,830

Multiple ancestry : 1,484

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 26

Ancestry not reported : 625


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Benson City, Arizona)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,704

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 31

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 96

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 71

Not a U.S. citizen : 63


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benson City, Arizona)

Total:

Under 5 years : 245

5 to 17 years : 577

18 to 24 years : 388

25 to 34 years : 203

35 to 44 years : 369

45 to 54 years : 594

55 to 59 years : 578

60 and 61 years : 103

62 to 64 years : 150

65 to 74 years : 921

75 years and over : 837

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 211

5 to 17 years : 170

18 to 24 years : 128

25 to 34 years : 52

35 to 44 years : 170

45 to 54 years : 149

55 to 59 years : 122

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 30

65 to 74 years : 123

75 years and over : 166

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 34

5 to 17 years : 351

18 to 24 years : 209

25 to 34 years : 151

35 to 44 years : 157

45 to 54 years : 412

55 to 59 years : 456

60 and 61 years : 93

62 to 64 years : 112

65 to 74 years : 765

75 years and over : 643

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 41

18 to 24 years : 51

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 25

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 15

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 42

45 to 54 years : 33

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 8

75 years and over : 28


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Benson City, Arizona)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 664

Female : 657

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,631

Female : 1,752

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 76

Female : 51

Foreign born:

Male : 22

Female : 112


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Benson City, Arizona)

Born in state of residence : 1,108

Born in other state in the United States : 3,261

Native: born outside the United States : 96

Foreign born : 69


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Benson City, Arizona)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 216

Now married, except separated : 508

Divorced : 163

Separated : 35

Widowed : 59

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 528

Now married, except separated : 1,856

Divorced : 295

Separated : 66

Widowed : 366

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 31

Now married, except separated : 55

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 106

Divorced : 13

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Benson City, Arizona)

Speak only English : 4,113

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 394

Speak English less than "very well" : 102

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 92

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Benson City, Arizona

  • Other Groups: 1,433   (26.5%)
  • German: 897   (16.6%)
  • English: 836   (15.5%)
  • Irish: 504   (9.3%)
  • United States Or American: 263   (4.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 165   (3.1%)
  • Swedish: 136   (2.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 136   (2.5%)
  • Dutch: 126   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 124   (2.3%)
  • Italian: 121   (2.2%)
  • Norwegian: 120   (2.2%)
  • Polish: 83   (1.5%)
  • Danish: 71   (1.3%)
  • Welsh: 63   (1.2%)
  • French Canadian: 60   (1.1%)
  • European: 30   (0.6%)
  • British: 25   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 24   (0.4%)
  • Basque: 22   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 22   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 20   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 18   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 15   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 14   (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 10   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 10   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 9   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 9   (0.2%)
  • Celtic: 9   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 9   (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Benson City, Arizona is 4,965



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Benson City, Arizona: 2,393
Female Population in Benson City, Arizona: 2,572


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benson City, Arizona: 55.4
Median Female Resident Age in Benson City, Arizona: 55.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Arizona is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benson City, Arizona


White


Both sexes

55.0

Male

53.6

Female

56.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

45.3

Male

37.8

Female

48.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

43.5

Male

54.5

Female

33.3

Asian


Both sexes

49.5

Male

22.0

Female

54.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

54.0

Male

44.5

Female

63.5

Other


Both sexes

34.0

Male

30.3

Female

36.7

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.8

Male

19.7

Female

20.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

32.6

Male

30.9

Female

33.9

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

57.4

Male

56.6

Female

57.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Benson City, Arizona


  • White: 4,534
  • African American: 18
  • American Indian: 49
  • Asian: 11
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 21
  • Some Other Race: 211
  • Two or More Races: 121



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Benson City, Arizona citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Benson City, Arizona

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 30   (1.76%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 107   (6.26%)
  • 9th Grade: 43   (2.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 54   (3.16%)
  • 11th Grade: 69   (4.04%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 86   (5.03%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 508   (29.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 115   (6.73%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 240   (14.04%)
  • Associate Degree: 143   (8.37%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 237   (13.87%)
  • Master's Degree: 68   (3.98%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (0.53%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 20   (1.08%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (0.49%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 25   (1.36%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 118   (6.4%)
  • 9th Grade: 53   (2.87%)
  • 10th Grade: 97   (5.26%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (0.49%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 95   (5.15%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 561   (30.42%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 244   (13.23%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 332   (18%)
  • Associate Degree: 86   (4.66%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 144   (7.81%)
  • Master's Degree: 18   (0.98%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (0.98%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 15   (0.81%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Benson City, Arizona

  • Benson Unified School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 360 S. Patagonia Street, Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-2213, Students: 992 )

  • Visions Unlimited Academy, Inc.


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 1275 E. Barney Lane, Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-8691, Students: 69 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Benson City, Arizona

  • Benson Primary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 360 S Patagonia Street, Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-2213, Students: 320 )

  • Benson Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 360 S Patagonia Street, Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-2213, Students: 302 )

  • New West Schools


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 98 N. Oak Dr., Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-1976, Students: 70 )

  • Visions Unlimited Academy


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 1275 East Barney Lane, Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-8691, Students: 69 )

  • New West School


    ( Grades: 5-12, Location: 98 N. Oak Dr., Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-1976, Students: 34 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Benson City, Arizona

  • Benson High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 360 S. Patagonia, Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-2213, Students: 331 )

  • Empire High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 10701 E. Maryann Cleveland Way, Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: M, Students: 327 )

  • Benson High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P.o. Box 87, Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-2213, Students: 201 )

  • San Pedro Valley High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 260 S. Patagonia St, Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-9560, Students: 39 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Benson City, Arizona

  • Full Gospel Assembly School


    ( Grades: K-11, Location: 151 E Walker Street, Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-9786, Students: 13 )

  • Grace Chapel Christian School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: Po Box 1880 1050 S Post Road, Benson, AZ 85602, Phone: (520) 586-2358, Students: 7 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Benson City, Arizona

  • Benson Public Library


    300 South Huachuca Street, Benson, AZ 85602

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Benson City, Arizona


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Benson City, Arizona affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Benson City, Arizona.

Area Features of Benson City, Arizona


Airport


(1) Cascabel Air Park Historical  

Basin


(1) Happy Valley   (2) Teran Basin  

Cemetery


(1) Apodaca Cemetery  

Civil


(1) Benson Division  

Dam


(1) Cement Dam   (2) Stone Cabin Dam  

Flat


(1) Allen Flat   (2) Hidden Pasture   (3) Iron Flat   (4) Miller Flat   (5) Secret Pasture  

Gap


(1) Hells Gate   (2) The Narrows  

Locale


(1) Antelope Ranch   (2) Bar L Y Ranch   (3) Barney Ranch   (4) Bayless Ranch   (5) Browning Ranch   (6) Cascabel Ranch   (7) Clopton Ranch   (8) Cross X Ranch   (9) Deepwell Ranch   (10) G Bar Ranch   (11) Gibson Ranch   (12) Keith Ranch   (13) Last Chance Ranch   (14) Last Chance Trailhead   (15) Majalcas Ranch   (16) Miller Creek Trailhead   (17) Miller Ranch   (18) Muleshoe Ranch   (19) Pride Ranch   (20) Soza Ranch   (21) Spear Ranch   (22) Stansbury Ranch   (23) Turkey Creek Trailhead  

Pillar


(1) Redrock  

Populated Place


(1) Bradberry   (2) Cascabel   (3) Hookers Hot Springs  

Reserve


(1) Rincon Mountain Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Bear Tank   (2) Boulder Tank   (3) Cement Dam Tank   (4) Coffee Pot Tank   (5) Fulghum Tank   (6) High Tank   (7) Jesus Tank   (8) Mesa Tank   (9) Middle Canyon Tank   (10) Redrock Tank   (11) Sunnybrook Tank   (12) Twin Tanks   (13) Upper Tank   (14) Wino Tank  

Ridge


(1) Banco Ridge   (2) White Ridge  

School


(1) Cascabel School  

Spring


(1) Bear Spring   (2) Buckhorn Spring   (3) Ca On La Carne Spring   (4) Canoa Spring   (5) Cherry Spring   (6) Cold Spring   (7) Diamond E Spring   (8) Double R Springs   (9) Dripping Spring   (10) Eureka Spring   (11) Flagtail Spring   (12) Fresno Spring   (13) Grapevine Spring   (14) Hackberry Spring   (15) Juanu A Spring   (16) Little Eureka Spring   (17) Lower Spring   (18) Lower Turkey Creek Spring   (19) Mesquite Canyon Spring   (20) N-o Spring   (21) Palomas Spring   (22) Pelon Spring   (23) Riggs Seep   (24) Roble Spring   (25) Salcita Spring   (26) Sierra Blanca Spring   (27) Steel Trough Spring   (28) Sycamore Spring   (29) Upper Mesquite Canyon Spring   (30) Upper Spring   (31) Upper West Fork Spring   (32) V-f Spring   (33) West Fork Aliso Spring   (34) Wildcat Spring   (35) Willow Spring  

Stream


(1) Bear Creek   (2) Collins Wash   (3) Deer Creek   (4) Hot Springs Canyon Creek   (5) Paige Creek   (6) Palomas Wash   (7) Pool Wash   (8) Redrock Creek   (9) Soza Wash   (10) Teran Wash   (11) Turkey Creek  

Summit


(1) Bald Mountain   (2) Driscoll Mountain   (3) Eagle Peak   (4) Forest Hill   (5) Fox Mountain   (6) Gardner Mountain   (7) Johnny Lyon Hills   (8) Keith Peak   (9) Lechuguilla Peak   (10) Little Rincon Mountains   (11) North Star Peak   (12) Sierra Blanca   (13) Soza Mesa   (14) Wildcat Peak   (15) Wildhorse Mountain  

Valley


(1) Aguja Canyon   (2) Ash Creek Canyon   (3) Bass Canyon   (4) Bolt Canyon   (5) Buckhorn Canyon   (6) Ca Ada Atravesada Canyon   (7) Ca On La Carne   (8) Carruthers Canyon   (9) Cherry Spring Canyon   (10) Chimney Canyon   (11) Davis Canyon   (12) Double R Canyon   (13) Espiritu Canyon   (14) Eureka Canyon   (15) Gardner Canyon   (16) Grapevine Canyon   (17) Hackberry Canyon   (18) Hot Springs Canyon   (19) Javelina Canyon   (20) Kelsey Canyon   (21) Mccormick Canyon   (22) Mesquite Canyon   (23) Miller Canyon   (24) N-o Canyon   (25) Paige Canyon   (26) Pine Canyon   (27) Polecat Canyon   (28) Poor Canyon   (29) Rattlesnake Canyon   (30) Roble Canyon   (31) San Pedro Valley   (32) Saucito Canyon   (33) Sierra Blanca Canyon   (34) South Fork Canyon   (35) Soza Canyon   (36) Sycamore Canyon   (37) Tres Pipas Canyon   (38) West Fork Bass Canyon   (39) Wildcat Canyon   (40) Youtcy Canyon  

Well


(1) Espiritu Well   (2) Paige Well   (3) Pride Well  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Benson City, Arizona

85602 (pop. 8,879)


Cities Nearby Benson City, Arizona

Benson Ccd, AZ  (pop. 12,201) 3.5 Miles
St. David Cdp, AZ  (pop. 1,990) 6.4 Miles
Whetstone Cdp, AZ  (pop. 2,109) 17.4 Miles
Tombstone City, AZ  (pop. 1,340) 21.7 Miles
Huachuca City Town, AZ  (pop. 1,920) 22.0 Miles
Sierra Vista Ccd, AZ  (pop. 48,366) 22.6 Miles
Vail Cdp, AZ  (pop. 4,440) 23.3 Miles
Corona De Tucson Cdp, AZ  (pop. 1,745) 27.0 Miles
Elgin Cdp, AZ  (pop. 273) 27.3 Miles
Sierra Vista City, AZ  (pop. 45,814) 28.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Benson City, Arizona

520



Elevation in Benson City, Arizona is 3,822.0 ft. (1,165.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Benson City, Arizona

Lat: 31.952880 N        Long: -110.306771 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Benson City, Arizona need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Arizona

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.04 8.29 5.58 5.41 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 9.04 8.29 5.58 5.41 0.00 7.75
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 8.30 5.58 6.14 0.00 7.85
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 8.30 5.58 6.14 0.00 7.85
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.58 8.64 5.76 5.74 0.00 8.13
  Total Electric Industry 9.58 8.64 5.76 5.74 0.00 8.13
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.65 8.70 5.80 5.64 0.00 8.21
  Total Electric Industry 9.65 8.70 5.80 5.64 0.00 8.21
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.30 8.32 5.63 5.47 0.00 7.93
  Total Electric Industry 9.30 8.32 5.63 5.47 0.00 7.93
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.09 8.06 5.26 5.15 0.00 7.62
  Total Electric Industry 9.09 8.06 5.26 5.15 0.00 7.62
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.95 7.97 5.19 5.39 0.00 7.54
  Total Electric Industry 8.95 7.97 5.19 5.39 0.00 7.54
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.82 7.83 5.05 4.84 0.00 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.82 7.83 5.05 4.84 0.00 7.38
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.68 7.76 5.12 4.43 0.00 7.33
  Total Electric Industry 8.68 7.76 5.12 4.43 0.00 7.33
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.51 5.04 4.66 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.53 7.51 5.04 4.66 0.00 7.23
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 3.68 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.68
  Full-Service Providers 8.44 7.37 5.27 4.53 0.00 7.26
  Total Electric Industry 8.44 7.34 5.27 4.53 0.00 7.25
2001              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.30 7.36 5.24 4.93 0.00 7.27
  Total Electric Industry 8.30 7.37 5.24 4.93 0.00 7.27
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.27 7.28 5.20 4.56 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.27 7.28 5.20 4.56 0.00 7.21
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.09 5.37 0.00 0.00 7.34
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.09 5.37 0.00 0.00 7.34
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.46 7.28 5.35 0.00 0.00 7.45
  Total Electric Industry 8.46 7.28 5.35 0.00 0.00 7.45
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.86 7.40 5.85 0.00 0.00 7.79
  Total Electric Industry 8.86 7.40 5.85 0.00 0.00 7.79
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.40 8.02 5.69 0.00 0.00 8.24
  Total Electric Industry 9.40 8.02 5.69 0.00 0.00 8.24

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Benson City, Arizona

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 104   (6.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 72   (4.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 181   (11.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 168   (10.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 131   (8.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 190   (12.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 206   (13.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 193   (12.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 40   (2.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 24   (1.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 36   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 14   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 114   (7.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 108   (6.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Benson City, Arizona)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,065

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 81

In 3-person carpool : 39

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 125

Other means : 18

Worked at home : 30


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Benson City, Arizona)

Less than 5 minutes : 142

5 to 9 minutes : 247

10 to 14 minutes : 207

15 to 19 minutes : 13

20 to 24 minutes : 17

25 to 29 minutes : 47

30 to 34 minutes : 104

35 to 39 minutes : 29

40 to 44 minutes : 184

45 to 59 minutes : 230

60 to 89 minutes : 15

90 or more minutes : 93


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benson City, Arizona)

With Social Security income : 1,096

No Social Security income : 998


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benson City, Arizona)

With retirement income : 804

No retirement income : 1,290


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Benson City, Arizona)

Less than $10,000 : 92

$10,000 to $14,999 : 22

$15,000 to $19,999 : 36

$20,000 to $24,999 : 124

$25,000 to $29,999 : 65

$30,000 to $34,999 : 111

$35,000 to $39,999 : 39

$40,000 to $44,999 : 88

$45,000 to $49,999 : 78

$50,000 to $59,999 : 149

$60,000 to $74,999 : 197

$75,000 to $99,999 : 216

$100,000 to $124,999 : 70

$125,000 to $149,999 : 24

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 31


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Benson City, Arizona)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $50,645


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Benson City, Arizona

  • KTAN (1420 AM; 1.5 kW; Sierra Vista, AZ; Owner: Ccr-sierra Vista Iv, Llc)
  • KNXN (1470 AM; 2.5 kW; Sierra Vista, AZ; Owner: Good Music, Inc.)
  • NEW (760 AM; 10.0 kW; Sierra Vista, AZ; Owner: -)

FM Radio Stations Near Benson City, Arizona

  • KZMK (100.9 FM; Sierra Vista, AZ; Owner: Ccr-sierra Vista Iv, Llc)
  • KKYZ (101.7 FM; Sierra Vista, AZ; Owner: Cochise Broadcasting, Llc (a Wyoming Llc))
  • NEW (101.7 FM; Fort Huachuca, AZ; Owner: Cochise Broadcasting, Llc)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Sierra Vista, AZ; Owner: Iglesia Jesucristo Es Mi Refugio De Austin, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Fort Huachuca, AZ; Owner: Cochise Community Radio Corporation)
  • NEW (94.3 FM; Fort Huachuca, AZ; Owner: Cochise Broadcasting, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Benson City, Arizona

  • KWBA (Channel 58; Sonoita, AZ; Owner: Tucson Communications, L.l.c.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Benson City, Arizona

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 145  (15.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 172  (18.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 168  (18.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 258  (28.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 224  (29.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 238  (30.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 252  (32.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Benson City, Arizona

Rail Station(s)


    105 E. 4th Street
    Benson, Arizona 85602

(updated 2008)



There are 73 Farms In Benson City, Arizona


(updated 2008)



Banks In Benson City, Arizona

National Bank Of Arizona - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 71

Washington Federal, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $14.7m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 253

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Benson City, Arizona

  • Libby AAF/Sierra Vista Municipal


    (about 25.2 miles in Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Airport Code: FHU)

  • Sierra Vista Municipal-Libby AAF


    (about 25.3 miles in Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Airport Code: FHU)

  • Davis Monthan AFB


    (about 36.8 miles in Tucson, Arizona; Airport Code: DMA)

  • Tucson International


    (about 38.8 miles in Tucson, Arizona; Airport Code: TUS)

  • Bisbee Municipal


    (about 47.3 miles in Naco, Arizona; Airport Code: BSQ)

  • Nogales International


    (about 48.9 miles in Nogales, Arizona; Airport Code: OLS)

  • Bisbee Douglas International


    (about 53.2 miles in Mc Neal, Arizona; Airport Code: DUG)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Benson City, Arizona

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

75.08%

Carpooled

13.63%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.35%

Walked

5.28%

Other Means

1.72%

Worked At Home

2.95%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Benson City, Arizona, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Benson City, Arizona)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,112

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 25

Female householder, no husband present : 205

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 671

Householder not living alone : 81


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Benson City, Arizona)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 17

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 18

All other households : 2,059


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Benson City, Arizona)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 964

Renter-occupied housing units : 148

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 62

Renter-occupied housing units : 143

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 438

Renter-occupied housing units : 314


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Benson City, Arizona)

Less than $10,000 : 232

$10,000 to $14,999 : 113

$15,000 to $19,999 : 156

$20,000 to $24,999 : 155

$25,000 to $29,999 : 206

$30,000 to $34,999 : 163

$35,000 to $39,999 : 129

$40,000 to $44,999 : 103

$45,000 to $49,999 : 78

$50,000 to $59,999 : 170

$60,000 to $74,999 : 230

$75,000 to $99,999 : 234

$100,000 to $124,999 : 70

$125,000 to $149,999 : 24

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 31


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Benson City, Arizona)

Total : 2,740


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Benson City, Arizona)

Occupied : 2,094

Vacant : 646


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Benson City, Arizona)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Benson City, Arizona)

Built 2005 or later : 108

Built 2000 to 2004 : 322

Built 1990 to 1999 : 431

Built 1980 to 1989 : 195

Built 1970 to 1979 : 589

Built 1960 to 1969 : 280

Built 1950 to 1959 : 351

Built 1940 to 1949 : 167

Built 1939 or earlier : 297


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Benson City, Arizona)

Utility gas : 1,188

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 388

Electricity : 505

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 13


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Benson City, Arizona)

Less than $10,000 : 155

$10,000 to $14,999 : 90

$15,000 to $19,999 : 34

$20,000 to $24,999 : 50

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 26

$35,000 to $39,999 : 51

$40,000 to $49,999 : 44

$50,000 to $59,999 : 54

$60,000 to $69,999 : 66

$70,000 to $79,999 : 136

$80,000 to $89,999 : 67

$90,000 to $99,999 : 78

$100,000 to $124,999 : 152

$125,000 to $149,999 : 107

$150,000 to $174,999 : 90

$175,000 to $199,999 : 145

$200,000 to $249,999 : 65

$250,000 to $299,999 : 36

$300,000 to $399,999 : 16

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 12

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Benson City, Arizona)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 13

Home equity loan only : 82

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 552

Housing units without a mortgage : 842


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Benson City, Arizona)

Built 2005 or later : $161,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $37,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $52,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $54,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $119,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $112,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $95,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $86,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $68,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Benson City, Arizona: 59.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Arizona: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Benson City, Arizona

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 67.57%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 32.43%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Benson City, Arizona

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 5 5 $504,188
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $504,188
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $135,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $135,000
2001        
  Single Family 6 6 $388,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $388,000
2002        
  Single Family 3 3 $318,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 10 40 $2,200,000
  Five or More Family 4 48 $2,689,000
  Total

17 91 $5,207,000
2003        
  Single Family 13 13 $800,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $800,000
2004        
  Single Family 15 15 $953,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $953,900
2005        
  Single Family 5 5 $907,721
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $907,721
2006        
  Single Family 104 104 $20,033,685
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

104 104 $20,033,685


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Benson City, AZ): $28,289
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arizona): $40,558


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Benson City): $52,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arizona): $109,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Benson City): $412
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arizona): $619


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Benson City, Arizona

Utility Gas: 61.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 21.3%
Electricity: 15.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Benson City, Arizona are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Benson City, Arizona

Tender Loving Care


     Address: 326 South Wilmot Road, Suite A100, Tucson, Arizona 85711
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/8/2007

Intrepid Usa Healthcare Services


     Address: 310 South Williams Boulevard, Suite 340, Tucson, Arizona 85711
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/17/1990

Nursefinders Of Tucson


     Address: 5700 East Pima Street, Suite C, Tucson, Arizona 85712
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/24/1992

Healthsouth Home Health Of Tucson


     Address: 2650 North Wyatt Drive, Tucson, Arizona 85712
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/22/2006

N S I Nursing Service Inc


     Address: 3071 North Swan Road, Tucson, Arizona 85712
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/14/1992

Hospitals Close To Benson City, Arizona

Benson Hospital


     Address: 450 South Ocotillo Street, Benson, Arizona 85602
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Sierra Vista Regional Health Center Inc


     Address: 300 El Camino Real, Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Northwest Medical Center


     Address: 6200 North La Cholla Boulevard, Tucson, Arizona 85741
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Tucson Heart Hospital


     Address: 4888 N Stone Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85704
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

University Physicians Healthcare Hospital At Kino


     Address: 2800 East Ajo Way, Tucson, Arizona 85713
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Benson City, Arizona

Quiburi Mission Samaritan Cetr


     Address: 850 South Highway 80, Benson, Arizona 85602
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Hacienda Rehabilitation And Care Center


     Address: 660 Coronado Drive, Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Life Care Center Of Sierra Vista


     Address: 2305 East Wilcox Drive, Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 124
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Desert Life Rehabilitation And Care Center


     Address: 1919 West Medical Street, Tucson, Arizona 85704
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 204
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Villa Campana Health Care Center


     Address: 6651 East Carondelet Drive, Tucson, Arizona 85710
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 98%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Benson City, Arizona

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 143 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Benson City, Arizona

    Retired Workers: 1,755
    Disabled Workers: 320
    Widowers Workers: 205
    Spouses Workers: 155
    Children Workers: 145


(updated 2007)



Cochise County, Arizona Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 39.27%
  • Bush & Cheney 59.55%
  • Other 1.18%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Benson City, Arizona citizens.

Relocation to Cochise County, AZ

11.41 % of Cochise County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $37,687

Arizona Average 8.20 %

1.11 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,451

Arizona Average 0.18 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Cochise County, AZ (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Pima County , AZ 1.29 % ($32,272 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.77 % ($38,631 AGI )
  • Bell County , TX 0.24 % ($35,827 AGI )

Relocation away from Cochise County, AZ

10.69 % of Cochise County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $34,637

Arizona Average 5.96 %

0.72 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,684

Arizona Average 0.10 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Cochise County, AZ (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Pima County , AZ 1.81 % ($31,948 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.91 % ($28,719 AGI )
  • Honolulu County , HI 0.17 % ($33,194 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Arizona

Low Bracket: $10,000 (2.59%)
High Bracket: $150,000 (4.54%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Arizona

5.60%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Benson City, Arizona is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Benson City, Arizona

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/14/2003, 03:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/22/2001, 06:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/22/2000, 09:00 pm 0 0 $75K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Benson City, Arizona directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Benson City, Arizona

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
Rape 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 n/a n/a n/a 6 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 39 20 20 40 n/a n/a n/a 115 n/a
Robbery 1 3 1 1 0 4 4 2 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
    per 100,000 21 60 21 20 0 78 81 40 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
Assault 9 4 3 10 5 6 5 6 n/a n/a n/a 3 n/a
    per 100,000 185 80 62 199 99 117 102 120 n/a n/a n/a 57 n/a
Burglary 17 30 42 35 57 55 50 48 n/a n/a n/a 25 n/a
    per 100,000 349 599 871 697 1,123 1,074 1,018 961 n/a n/a n/a 479 n/a
Larceny Theft 117 125 146 145 157 163 157 98 n/a n/a n/a 105 n/a
    per 100,000 2,401 2,495 3,027 2,887 3,093 3,182 3,196 1,962 n/a n/a n/a 2,012 n/a
Vehicle Theft 25 22 19 28 26 28 33 8 n/a n/a n/a 6 n/a
    per 100,000 513 439 394 558 512 547 672 160 n/a n/a n/a 115 n/a
Arson 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
    per 100,000 62 0 0 0 0 20 20 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
3 2 1 3 2 3 3 3 n/a n/a n/a 2 n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
41 44 52 52 60 62 60 39 n/a n/a n/a 34 n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
22 23 26 27 31 32 31 21 n/a n/a n/a 18 n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Arizona

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
9,221 11,305 14,260 14,500 14,380 14,519 14,533 0 14,500 14,500


(updated 2014)



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