For those who live for the lake on weekends, Benbrook Lake is a fantastic spot. The lake is stocked annually with largemouth bass and other types of fish. Largemouth bass are best targeted in early spring, but there are many kinds of fish to catch during the summer. There are also many places for camping and other recreational activities around the lake in Benbrook.
Located just south of Fort Worth, Benbrook is home to many great parks and other recreation areas. Along with Benbrook Lake, the Dutch Branch Park features sand volleyball courts, basketball courts, tennis courts and many other fields for public use. The city also supports the local baseball/softball association and the local Benbrook YMCA offers youth soccer programs.
The community of Benbrook is mature compared to the Texas average, as the median resident age of Benbrook is about 10 years higher than the state average. This also is a factor in explaining how the median household income is $10,000 more annually than the Texas average. However the median rent is an average rate of $850, which is close to standard for the state.
Benbrook has a population of almost 25,000 giving it a unique town atmosphere without being too overcrowded. Part of Tarrant County, Benbrook is a country town located close enough to Fort Worth to partake in the big city amenities any time you want. Granbury Lake is not far away, and Aledo, Crowley and Burleson are short drives if you work in those towns. You'll have plenty of space to yourself in Benbrook, but be a short drive to lots of action.