San Benito Tourism

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San Benito is a city in Cameron County, Texas, United States. The population was 24,250 at the 2010 census. On April 3, 2007, San Benito celebrated the 100th anniversary of its naming. The post office was named "Diaz" from April to May 1907. The San Benito Museum, Freddy Fender Museum and Conjunto Music Museum opened in the same building Nov. 17, 2007. On October 25, 1975, on the television show Hee Haw, Freddy Fender saluted his hometown of San Benito, population 15,177. San Benito is part of the Brownsville–Harlingen–Raymondville and the Matamoros–Brownsville metropolitan areas.


If you are looking for travel information of San Benito in United States, you've come to the right place. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city South Padre Island, United States. Take a short trip from San Benito and set some time aside to explore the South Padre Island. Dotted with places like Sea Turtle, Inc, South Padre Island Birding And Nature Center, Dolphin Research And Sea Life Nature Center; it will definitely be a good idea. A holiday in San Benito can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for San Benito*

  • Pollution Statistics in San Benito

    Know the pollution level of San Benito before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
  • San Benito: Crime and Safety

    How safe is San Benito for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in San Benito.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 31.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Living in San Benito - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 49.87 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 29.31 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in San Benito

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in San Benito

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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