Bonham is slightly west of the center of Fannin County in northeastern Texas. U.S. Route 82, a two-lane bypass, crosses the northern part of the city, leading east 37 miles (60 km) to Paris and west 27 miles (43 km) to Sherman. Texas State Highway 78 passes through the center of Bonham, leading north 12 miles (19 km) to the Oklahoma border at the Red River and south 10 miles (16 km) to Bailey. Texas State Highway 56, following an old routing of US 82, crosses Highway 78 in the center of Bonham, leading east 6 miles (10 km) to Dodd City and west 6 miles to Ector. Texas State Highway 121 leads southwest from Bonham 41 miles (66 km) to McKinney. Dallas is 72 miles (116 km) to the southwest via McKinney.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bonham has a total area of 9.8 square miles (25.3 km2), all of it land.
2020 DEMOGRAPHIC OVERVIEW
Bonham is the commercial, employment and governmental seat of Fannin County. Data presented largely reflects Bonham-Fannin County totals in an effort to more accurately illustrate this community's market strength.
James Bonham (the city's namesake) sought the aid of James Fannin (the county's namesake) at the Battle of the Alamo. Bonham is part of the Texoma region in north Texas and south Oklahoma.
Bonham/Fannin MSA Population: 33,915
Projected Growth 2020-2025: 4.50%
Average Household Size: 2.55
Median Age: 41.87
Average Household Income: $73,272
Number of Dwelling Units: 15,025
Owner occupied: 9,627 (74.50%)
Renter occupied: 3,296 (25.50%)
Median Home Price: $120,581
Median Rental Rate: $405
Total Employed: 14,351
Not in Labor Force: 14,307
Office: 336,761 sq/ft
Retail: 320,799 sq/ft
Industrial: 417,299 sq/ft
Warehouse: 399,765 sq/ft
HIGHER EDUCATION RESOURCES
Grayson College Van Alystne & Denison Campuses
Paris Junior College Paris, TX
Austin College Sherman, TX
Texas A&M Commerce Commerce, TX
Southeastern Oklahoma State University Durant, OK
Kiamichi Technology Center Durant, OK
Bonham City Hall
514 Chestnut Street
Bonham, Texas 75418
Phone: (903) 583-7555
Fax: (903) 583-5761