San Benito County

San Benito County, California

440 5th St Rm 206
Hollister, CA 95023
Phone: (831) 636-4029
Fax: (831) 636-2939

In W central CA, east of Monterey; organized Feb 12, 1874 from Monterey County. Name Origin: For San Benito, 'Saint Benedict,' the original name of San Juan Creek

Area (sq mi):: 1390.73 (land 1389.06; water 1.68) Population per square mile: 40.30
Population 2005: 55,936 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 5.10%; 1990-2000 45.10% Population 2000: 53,234 (White 46.00%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 47.90%; Asian 2.40%; Other 31.40%). Foreign born: 18.80%. Median age: 31.40
Income 2000: per capita $20,932; median household $57,469; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,984-$29,109
Unemployment (2004): 9.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 33.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hollister County seat (36,330)

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