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Demographics Analysis

The people of Port Arthur City, Texas 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
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 2,494

5 to 9 years : 1,945

10 to 14 years : 2,181

15 to 17 years : 1,465

18 and 19 years : 689

20 years : 389

21 years : 343

22 to 24 years : 1,249

25 to 29 years : 1,989

30 to 34 years : 1,833

35 to 39 years : 1,362

40 to 44 years : 1,767

45 to 49 years : 1,942

50 to 54 years : 1,645

55 to 59 years : 2,017

60 and 61 years : 647

62 to 64 years : 671

65 and 66 years : 179

67 to 69 years : 445

70 to 74 years : 483

75 to 79 years : 587

80 to 84 years : 528

85 years and over : 343

Female:

Under 5 years : 2,276

5 to 9 years : 1,855

10 to 14 years : 2,291

15 to 17 years : 1,033

18 and 19 years : 587

20 years : 448

21 years : 375

22 to 24 years : 1,221

25 to 29 years : 1,571

30 to 34 years : 1,833

35 to 39 years : 1,719

40 to 44 years : 1,553

45 to 49 years : 1,746

50 to 54 years : 1,912

55 to 59 years : 1,666

60 and 61 years : 391

62 to 64 years : 679

65 and 66 years : 411

67 to 69 years : 544

70 to 74 years : 861

75 to 79 years : 820

80 to 84 years : 598

85 years and over : 650


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 41,777

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 188

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 362

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 3,847

Not a U.S. citizen : 8,059


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 4,384

5 to 17 years : 8,171

18 to 24 years : 3,122

25 to 34 years : 3,745

35 to 44 years : 2,630

45 to 54 years : 3,431

55 to 59 years : 2,281

60 and 61 years : 694

62 to 64 years : 699

65 to 74 years : 1,253

75 years and over : 1,604

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 240

5 to 17 years : 1,376

18 to 24 years : 794

25 to 34 years : 847

35 to 44 years : 747

45 to 54 years : 1,343

55 to 59 years : 816

60 and 61 years : 254

62 to 64 years : 525

65 to 74 years : 1,292

75 years and over : 1,529

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 83

5 to 17 years : 110

18 to 24 years : 12

25 to 34 years : 84

35 to 44 years : 36

45 to 54 years : 184

55 to 59 years : 41

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 63

5 to 17 years : 1,113

18 to 24 years : 1,373

25 to 34 years : 2,550

35 to 44 years : 2,988

45 to 54 years : 2,287

55 to 59 years : 545

60 and 61 years : 90

62 to 64 years : 126

65 to 74 years : 378

75 years and over : 393


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 9,315

Now married, except separated : 6,468

Divorced : 3,071

Separated : 880

Widowed : 1,640

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,945

Now married, except separated : 3,144

Divorced : 1,607

Separated : 300

Widowed : 1,376

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 210

Now married, except separated : 161

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 2,650

Now married, except separated : 7,099

Divorced : 650

Separated : 317

Widowed : 358


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 4,063

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 4,353

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,518

$15,000 to $24,999 : 3,425

$25,000 to $34,999 : 1,901

$35,000 to $49,999 : 2,180

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,074

$65,000 to $74,999 : 604

$75,000 or more : 1,256

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 919

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,979

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,248

$15,000 to $24,999 : 1,474

$25,000 to $34,999 : 981

$35,000 to $49,999 : 738

$50,000 to $64,999 : 561

$65,000 to $74,999 : 60

$75,000 or more : 412

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 89

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 92

$10,000 to $14,999 : 12

$15,000 to $24,999 : 94

$25,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $64,999 : 34

$65,000 to $74,999 : 0

$75,000 or more : 50

Foreign born:

No income : 2,830

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 2,161

$10,000 to $14,999 : 903

$15,000 to $24,999 : 2,032

$25,000 to $34,999 : 957

$35,000 to $49,999 : 1,091

$50,000 to $64,999 : 714

$65,000 to $74,999 : 111

$75,000 or more : 275


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Born in state of residence : 19,648

Born in other state of the United States : 18,014

Native; born outside the United States : 20,464

Foreign born : 20,252


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Under 3 years : 2,748

3 and 4 years : 2,022

5 years : 659

6 to 8 years : 2,434

9 to 11 years : 2,487

12 to 14 years : 2,679

15 to 17 years : 2,496


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 2,936

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,970

$15,000 to $19,999 : 1,678

$20,000 to $24,999 : 1,621

$25,000 to $29,999 : 1,056

$30,000 to $34,999 : 1,532

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,106

$40,000 to $44,999 : 962

$45,000 to $49,999 : 551

$50,000 to $59,999 : 1,429

$60,000 to $74,999 : 1,379

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,388

$100,000 to $124,999 : 884

$125,000 to $149,999 : 487

$150,000 to $199,999 : 363

$200,000 or more : 242


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Port Arthur City, Texas is 54,233



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Port Arthur City, Texas: 27,193
Female Population in Port Arthur City, Texas: 27,040


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Port Arthur City, Texas: 32.1
Median Female Resident Age in Port Arthur City, Texas: 35.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Texas is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Port Arthur City, Texas


White


Both sexes

41.5

Male

39.4

Female

44.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

37.0

Male

34.7

Female

38.7

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

31.5

Male

30.6

Female

32.8

Asian


Both sexes

33.5

Male

35.1

Female

32.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

38.5

Male

55.5

Female

31.5

Other


Both sexes

24.8

Male

25.9

Female

23.6

Two or More Races


Both sexes

22.8

Male

23.0

Female

22.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.1

Male

25.7

Female

24.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

52.3

Male

50.6

Female

53.8


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,576

No health insurance coverage : 272

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,414

No health insurance coverage : 823

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,172

No health insurance coverage : 1,484

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,267

No health insurance coverage : 2,518

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,356

No health insurance coverage : 1,764

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,112

No health insurance coverage : 1,473

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,562

No health insurance coverage : 694

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,057

No health insurance coverage : 13

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,365

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,322

No health insurance coverage : 259

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,152

No health insurance coverage : 709

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,155

No health insurance coverage : 1,470

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,533

No health insurance coverage : 1,868

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,666

No health insurance coverage : 1,606

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,388

No health insurance coverage : 1,270

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,195

No health insurance coverage : 500

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,650

No health insurance coverage : 89

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,856

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 829

No employer-based health insurance : 2,019

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,583

No employer-based health insurance : 3,654

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 792

No employer-based health insurance : 1,864

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,053

No employer-based health insurance : 2,732

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,172

No employer-based health insurance : 1,948

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,327

No employer-based health insurance : 2,258

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,724

No employer-based health insurance : 1,532

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 308

No employer-based health insurance : 762

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 361

No employer-based health insurance : 1,004

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 319

No employer-based health insurance : 2,262

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,290

No employer-based health insurance : 3,571

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 654

No employer-based health insurance : 1,971

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,115

No employer-based health insurance : 2,286

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,162

No employer-based health insurance : 2,110

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,649

No employer-based health insurance : 2,009

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,504

No employer-based health insurance : 1,191

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 489

No employer-based health insurance : 1,250

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 522

No employer-based health insurance : 1,334


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 32,014

Born in other state in the United States : 9,763

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 188

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 362

Foreign born : 11,906


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Speak only English : 30,263

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 15,162

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 265

German or other West Germanic languages : 52

Slavic languages : 2

Other Indo-European languages : 808

Korean : 17

Chinese : 80

Vietnamese : 2,467

Tagalog : 65

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 232

Other and unspecified languages : 50


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 73

No Medicare coverage : 8,012

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 892

No Medicare coverage : 15,510

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 2,392

No Medicare coverage : 43

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 21

No Medicare coverage : 7,421

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 730

No Medicare coverage : 14,921

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 3,437

No Medicare coverage : 158


(updated 2013)



Races in Port Arthur City, Texas


  • White: 26,625
  • African American: 20,148
  • American Indian: 157
  • Asian: 4,015
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 9
  • Some Other Race: 2,386
  • Two or More Races: 893



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Port Arthur City, Texas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 503   (3.09%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 378   (2.32%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 757   (4.65%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 801   (4.92%)
  • 9th Grade: 571   (3.51%)
  • 10th Grade: 581   (3.57%)
  • 11th Grade: 571   (3.51%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 765   (4.7%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 5,981   (36.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 903   (5.54%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,408   (14.79%)
  • Associate Degree: 597   (3.67%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,076   (6.61%)
  • Master's Degree: 221   (1.36%)
  • Professional School Degree: 141   (0.87%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 32   (0.2%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 503   (2.61%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 434   (2.25%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 729   (3.78%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 1,008   (5.23%)
  • 9th Grade: 609   (3.16%)
  • 10th Grade: 883   (4.58%)
  • 11th Grade: 772   (4%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 899   (4.66%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 6,354   (32.94%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,309   (6.79%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 3,001   (15.56%)
  • Associate Degree: 944   (4.89%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,362   (7.06%)
  • Master's Degree: 338   (1.75%)
  • Professional School Degree: 104   (0.54%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 41   (0.21%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 498

5 to 9 years : 3,257

10 to 14 years : 4,055

15 to 17 years : 2,042

18 and 19 years : 673

20 to 24 years : 814

25 to 34 years : 469

35 years and over : 370

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 165

5 to 9 years : 301

10 to 14 years : 334

15 to 17 years : 96

18 and 19 years : 63

20 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 17

35 years and over : 57

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,359

5 to 9 years : 242

10 to 14 years : 83

15 to 17 years : 360

18 and 19 years : 540

20 to 24 years : 3,211

25 to 34 years : 6,740

35 years and over : 25,739


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Port Arthur City, Texas

  • Port Arthur Isd


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 1388, Port Arthur, TX 77641, Phone: (409) 989-6244, Students: 9,369 )

  • Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studi


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 326 Thomas Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Phone: (409) 982-5400, Students: 343 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Port Arthur City, Texas

  • Edison Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 3501 12th Ave, Port Arthur, TX 77642, Phone: (409) 985-4311, Students: 788 )

  • Franklin El


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1000 10th St, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Phone: (409) 985-2573, Students: 787 )

  • Houston El


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 3245 36th St, Port Arthur, TX 77642, Phone: (409) 985-5525, Students: 763 )

  • Tyrrell El


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 4401 Ferndale Dr, Port Arthur, TX 77642, Phone: (409) 962-7373, Students: 739 )

  • Lee El


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 3939 Delware Dr, Port Arthur, TX 77642, Phone: (409) 983-3258, Students: 666 )

  • Memorial 9th Grade Center


    ( Grades: 8-9, Location: 1023 Abe Lincoln Ave, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Phone: (409) 985-2551, Students: 663 )

  • Wilson Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1500 Lakeshore Dr, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Phone: (409) 985-9347, Students: 661 )

  • Travis El


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1115 Lakeview Ave, Port Arthur, TX 77642, Phone: (409) 985-2891, Students: 651 )

  • Austin Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 2441 61st St, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Phone: (409) 736-1521, Students: 590 )

  • Dequeen El


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 740 Dequeen Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Phone: (409) 985-4336, Students: 360 )

  • Taft El


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: 2500 Taft Ave, Port Arthur, TX 77642, Phone: (409) 962-2262, Students: 344 )

  • Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studi


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 326 Thomas Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Phone: (409) 982-5400, Students: 343 )

  • Wheatley El


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 800 El Vista Rd, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Phone: (409) 985-9101, Students: 316 )

  • Washington El


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 401 W 12th St, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Phone: (409) 983-2095, Students: 312 )

  • Dowling El


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 6301 Pat Ave, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Phone: (409) 736-2571, Students: 275 )

  • Hughen Sch


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 2849 9th Ave, Port Arthur, TX 77642, Phone: (409) 983-6659, Students: 17 )

  • Port Arthur Alternative Center


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: P O Box 1388, Port Arthur, TX 77641, Phone: (409) 960-6695, )

  • Jefferson Co Youth Acad


    ( Location: P O Box 1388, Port Arthur, TX 77641, Phone: (409) 989-6244, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Port Arthur City, Texas

  • Memorial High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2200 Jefferson Dr, Port Arthur, TX 77642, Phone: (409) 962-8451, Students: 1,765 )

  • Jefferson Co Youth Acad


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P O Box 1388, Port Arthur, TX 77641, Phone: (409) 720-4019, Students: 16 )

  • Stilwell Tech Ctr


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: 4801 9th Ave, Port Arthur, TX 77642, Phone: (409) 983-3286, )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Port Arthur City, Texas

  • Lamar State College-port Arthur


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 2,325; Location: 500 Proctor St, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Web: http://www.pa.lamar.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Port Arthur City, Texas

  • St Catherine Of Siena School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 3840 Woodriveow Drive, Port Arthur, TX 77642, Phone: (409) 962-3011, Students: 154 )

  • United Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 2700 25th Street, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Phone: (409) 985-9345, Students: 50 )

Academic Libraries In Port Arthur City, Texas

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Port Arthur City, Texas

  • Port Arthur Public Library


    4615 9th Ave, Port Arthur, TX 77642

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Port Arthur City, Texas


  • Museum Of The Gulf Coast


    700 Procter, Port Arthur, TX 77640

  • Pompeiian Villa


    1953 Lakeshore Dr, Port Arthur, TX 77640

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Port Arthur City, Texas 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 Port Arthur City, Texas.

Area Features of Port Arthur City, Texas


Airport


(1) P P H Heliport   (2) Patco Heliport   (3) Saint Mary Hospital Of Port Arthur Heliport  

Basin


(1) East Basin   (2) West Basin  

Bay


(1) Blind Bayou   (2) Crane Bayou   (3) Derring Gully   (4) Salt Bayou  

Building


(1) Gates Memorial Library   (2) Jefferson County Constable S Office Precinct 2   (3) Jefferson County Constable S Office Precinct 8   (4) Jefferson County Sheriff S Office   (5) Kjac-tv Building   (6) Museum Of The Gulf Coast   (7) Pompeiian Villa   (8) Port Arthur City Hall   (9) Port Arthur Federated Womens Clubhouse   (10) Port Arthur Fire Department Central Station   (11) Port Arthur Fire Department Station Number 1   (12) Port Arthur Fire Department Station Number 2   (13) Port Arthur Fire Department Station Number 3   (14) Port Arthur Fire Department Station Number 4   (15) Port Arthur Fire Department Station Number 5   (16) Port Arthur Fire Department Station Number 6   (17) Port Arthur Police Department   (18) Rose Hill House  

Canal


(1) Drummon Canal   (2) Sabine Neches Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Calvary Cemetery   (2) Johnson Cemetery  

Channel


(1) Taylor Bayou Outfall Canal  

Church


(1) Alpha And Omega Baptist Church   (2) Barnes Memorial Methodist Church   (3) Barnett Church Of God In Christ   (4) Bellaire Baptist Church   (5) Bethel Missionary Baptist Church   (6) Bethel Temple Church Of God In Christ   (7) Carter Chapel Church   (8) Central Baptist Church   (9) Central Church Of The Nazarene   (10) Church Of Christ   (11) Church Of Christ Port Acres   (12) El Vista Church Of Christ   (13) Faith Harbor Assembly Of God Church   (14) First Christian Church   (15) First Christian Faith Missionary Baptist Church   (16) First Church Of The Nazarene   (17) First Pentecostal Church   (18) First Southern Methodist Church Of Port Arthur   (19) Florida Avenue Baptist Church   (20) Fourth Avenue Baptist Church   (21) Friendship Church Of God In Christ   (22) Gateway Baptist Church   (23) Glad Tidings Assembly Of God Church   (24) Greater Macedonia Baptist Church   (25) Holiness Pentecostal Sanctified Church   (26) Israel Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church   (27) Lakeview United Methodist Church   (28) Memorial Baptist Church   (29) Mount Calvary Baptist Church   (30) Mount Moriah Baptist Church   (31) Mount Zion Baptist Church   (32) New Community Baptist Church   (33) New Hope Missionary Baptist Church   (34) New Jerusalem Baptist Church   (35) New Life Missionary Baptist Church   (36) New Light Baptist Church   (37) New Spirit Baptist Church   (38) New Temple Missionary Baptist Church   (39) North End Baptist Church   (40) Pleasant Hill Baptist Church   (41) Presbyterian Church Of The Covenant   (42) Progressive Missionary Baptist Church   (43) Rock Island Baptist Church   (44) Sacred Heart Catholic Church   (45) Saint George Greek Orthodox Church   (46) Saint John Baptist Church   (47) Saint Johns Catholic Church   (48) Saint Joseph Baptist Church   (49) Saint Joseph House Of Prayer Baptist Church   (50) Saint Luke Baptist Church   (51) Saint Mark Baptist Church   (52) Saint Marys Catholic Church   (53) Saint Paul Church   (54) Saint Paul United Methodist Church   (55) Seventh Street Baptist Church   (56) Shiloh Baptist Church   (57) Spanish United Pentecostal Church   (58) The Church Of The Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (59) Trinity Lutheran Church Vietamese Ministry   (60) United Methodist Church - Saint Johns   (61) United Methodist Church De Gethsemani   (62) United Methodist Temple   (63) White Rose Church Of God In Christ   (64) Woodcrest Baptist Church   (65) Zion Temple Church Of God And Christ  

Gut


(1) Big Hill Bayou   (2) Snake Bayou   (3) Tiger Bayou   (4) West Crane Bayou  

Hospital


(1) Bishop Byrne Wellness Center   (2) Christus Spohn Hospital - Saint Mary   (3) Doctors Hospital   (4) Dubuis Hospital Of Port Arthur   (5) Park Place Medical Center   (6) Renaissance Groves Hospital  

Island


(1) Hog Island   (2) Pleasure Island   (3) Texaco Island  

Lake


(1) Blind Lake   (2) Cabin Lake   (3) Lost Lake   (4) Round Lake   (5) Salt Bayou   (6) Shallow Prong Lake  

Locale


(1) Pleasure Island Marina   (2) Port Arthur Pleasure Pier Historical  

Park


(1) Adams Park   (2) Aurora Park   (3) Big Hill Bayou Wildlife Management Area   (4) Blue Bonnet Park   (5) Bryan Park   (6) Carl A Parker Multipurpose Center   (7) Cecil Reynolds Park   (8) Civic Park   (9) De Queen Park   (10) Eagles Park   (11) Gates Park   (12) Greenlawn Memorial Park   (13) Griffing Park   (14) Groves City Park   (15) Hermann Park   (16) Hughen Park   (17) J D Murphee State Wildlife Management Area   (18) Lions Park   (19) Logan Park   (20) London Bridge Park   (21) Memorial Park   (22) Memorial Stadium   (23) Montgomery Park   (24) Pioneer Park   (25) Riverfront Park   (26) Roosevelt Park   (27) Rose Hill Park   (28) Texaco Lease Park   (29) Washington Park   (30) Westside Park  

Populated Place


(1) Griffing Park   (2) Lakeview   (3) Pear Ridge   (4) Port Arthur   (5) West Port Arthur  

Post Office


(1) Port Arthur Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Big Hill Reservoir   (2) Port Arthur Reservoir  

School


(1) Austin High School   (2) Benjamin Franklin Elementary School   (3) Bob Hope School   (4) Carver School   (5) De Queen School   (6) Dequeen Elementary School   (7) Edison Middle School   (8) Franklin Elementary School   (9) G M Sims Elementary School   (10) Houston Elementary School   (11) Houston School   (12) Hughen School   (13) Jefferson High School   (14) Lamar School   (15) Lamar University   (16) Lee School   (17) Lincoln High School   (18) Pease Elementary School   (19) Pease School   (20) Saint Catherines School   (21) Saint James School   (22) Saint Josephs School   (23) Saint Marys School   (24) Saint Paul School   (25) Sam Houston Elementary School   (26) Stephen F Austin High School   (27) Taft Elementary School   (28) Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studies   (29) Thomas Edison Middle School   (30) Thomas Jefferson High School   (31) Travis Elementary School   (32) Trinity School   (33) Tyrrell Elementary School   (34) Tyrrell School   (35) Washington Elementary School   (36) Wheatley School   (37) William B Travis School   (38) Woodrow Wilson Middle School  

Stream


(1) Alligator Bayou   (2) Taylor Bayou  

Tower


(1) Kole-am Port Arthur  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Port Arthur City, Texas

77642 (pop. 36,958) 77640 (pop. 20,008)


Cities Nearby Port Arthur City, Texas

East Jefferson Ccd, TX  (pop. 113,277) 3.7 Miles
Groves City, TX  (pop. 14,499) 4.5 Miles
Port Neches City, TX  (pop. 12,693) 6.7 Miles
Nederland City, TX  (pop. 16,208) 7.0 Miles
Central Gardens Cdp, TX  (pop. 4,743) 8.5 Miles
Sabine Pass Ccd, TX  (pop. 2,052) 9.6 Miles
Bridge City City, TX  (pop. 8,541) 11.8 Miles
Bridge City-orangefield Ccd, TX  (pop. 15,274) 12.1 Miles
Labelle Ccd, TX  (pop. 9,848) 12.2 Miles
Rose City City, TX  (pop. 457) 16.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Port Arthur City, Texas

409



Elevation in Port Arthur City, Texas is 13.0 ft. (4.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Port Arthur City, Texas

Lat: 29.884864 N        Long: -93.939902 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Port Arthur City, Texas 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 Texas

    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 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
  Total Electric Industry 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.68 1.59 0.93 6.53 0.00 1.56
  Energy-Only Providers 5.86 7.35 0.00 401.22 0.00 4.74
  Full-Service Providers 8.86 7.74 5.29 7.52 0.00 7.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.86 7.74 5.27 7.56 0.00 7.38
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
  Total Electric Industry 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
  Total Electric Industry 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34
  Total Electric Industry 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Port Arthur City, Texas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 907   (4.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 1,035   (5.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 934   (4.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 2,008   (10.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 2,094   (11.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 2,270   (12.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 2,961   (15.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1,499   (7.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 645   (3.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 858   (4.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 575   (3.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 231   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 1,392   (7.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 1,508   (8.0%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,393

1 vehicle available : 4,284

2 vehicles available : 961

3 vehicles available : 110

4 or more vehicles available : 126

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 481

1 vehicle available : 1,442

2 vehicles available : 2,398

3 vehicles available : 670

4 or more vehicles available : 154

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 316

1 vehicle available : 821

2 vehicles available : 761

3 vehicles available : 681

4 or more vehicles available : 148

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 187

1 vehicle available : 1,204

2 vehicles available : 2,198

3 vehicles available : 801

4 or more vehicles available : 448


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

1-person household:

No workers : 3,603

1 worker : 3,271

2-person household:

No workers : 1,894

1 worker : 1,994

2 workers : 1,257

3-person household:

No workers : 702

1 worker : 982

2 workers : 774

3 workers : 269

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 559

1 worker : 2,257

2 workers : 1,422

3 or more workers : 600


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 16,434

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 1,452

In 3-person carpool : 431

In 4-person carpool : 182

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 184

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 149

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 21

Bicycle : 86

Walked : 276

Other means : 526

Worked at home : 218


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Less than 5 minutes : 391

5 to 9 minutes : 2,532

10 to 14 minutes : 3,649

15 to 19 minutes : 4,584

20 to 24 minutes : 3,085

25 to 29 minutes : 1,188

30 to 34 minutes : 2,882

35 to 39 minutes : 107

40 to 44 minutes : 115

45 to 59 minutes : 455

60 to 89 minutes : 533

90 or more minutes : 220


(updated 2013)



AM Radio Stations Near Port Arthur City, Texas

  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5.0 kW; Groves, TX; Owner: Radio Maria, Inc.)
  • KSET (1300 AM; 1.5 kW; Lumberton, TX; Owner: Proctor-williams, Inc.)
  • KOLE (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Port Arthur, TX; Owner: Citygate Media, Inc.)
  • KRCM (1380 AM; 1.0 kW; Beaumont, TX; Owner: Voice Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Beaumont, TX; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Beaumont, TX; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KBED (1510 AM; 5.0 kW; Vidor, TX; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KOGT (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Orange, TX; Owner: G-cap Communications, Inc.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5.0 kW; Orangefield, TX; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5.0 kW; Orangefield, TX; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1.0 kW; Beaumont, TX; Owner: Martin Broadcasting, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Port Arthur City, Texas

  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; Vidor, TX; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; Beaumont, TX; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; Orange, TX; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; Vidor, TX; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; Vidor, TX; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KGHY (88.5 FM; Mauriceville, TX; Owner: Ccs Radio Inc)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Port Arthur, TX; Owner: Centro Cristiano De Vida Eterna)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Port Arthur, TX; Owner: Family Life Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Port Arthur, TX; Owner: Houston Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Port Arthur, TX; Owner: Kmzd Radio, Inc)
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; Orange, TX; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • KZFT (90.5 FM; Beaumont, TX; Owner: American Family Association)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; Vidor, TX; Owner: Lamar University)
  • KCOL-FM (92.5 FM; Vidor, TX; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; Vidor, TX; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; Vidor, TX; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KFNC (97.5 FM; Stowell, TX; Owner: Cmp Kc Licensing, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Port Arthur City, Texas

  • KBMT (Channel 12; Mauriceville, TX; Owner: Channel 12 Of Beaumont, Inc.)
  • 960724LH (Channel 21; Vidor, TX; Owner: Beaumont 21 Llc)
  • KITU-TV (Channel 34; Mauriceville, TX; Owner: Community Educational Television, Inc.)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; Vidor, TX; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; Vidor, TX; Owner: Freedom Broadcasting Of Texas Licensee, L.l.c.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Port Arthur City, Texas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,789  (16.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,617  (15.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,463  (13.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 199  (1.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2,324  (22.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,329  (25.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 2,977  (32.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 3,250  (35.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 28  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 95  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 66 Farms In Port Arthur City, Texas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Port Arthur City, Texas

Capital One, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $479.1m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 885

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Communitybank Of Texas, N.a. - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 36

First National Bank Texas - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 318

First Financial Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.4m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 241

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Compass Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $75.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 675

Third Coast Bank, Ssb - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $311.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 4

Texas First Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $899.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 24

Woodforest National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Port Arthur City, Texas

  • Jefferson County


    (about 6.6 miles in Nederland, Texas; Airport Code: BPT)

  • Southeast Texas Regional


    (about 6.6 miles in Nederland, Texas; Airport Code: BPT)

  • Jack Brooks Regional


    (about 6.6 miles in Nederland, Texas; Airport Code: BPT)

  • Lake Charles Regional


    (about 46.0 miles in Lake Charles, Louisiana; Airport Code: LCH)

  • Chennault International


    (about 52.7 miles in Lake Charles, Louisiana; Airport Code: CWF)

  • Chennault Industrial Airpark


    (about 52.7 miles in Lake Charles, Louisiana; Airport Code: WQM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Port Arthur City, Texas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

75.40%

Carpooled

18.11%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.77%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.10%

Motorcycle

0.15%

Bicycle

0.13%

Walked

1.97%

Other Means

1.89%

Worked At Home

1.49%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Port Arthur City, Texas, 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 By Tenure
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,379

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,396

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 809

Renter-occupied housing units : 266

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,753

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,049

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,868

Renter-occupied housing units : 4,064


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 908

Householder 35 to 44 years : 789

Householder 45 to 54 years : 904

Householder 55 to 59 years : 434

Householder 60 to 64 years : 317

Householder 65 to 74 years : 315

Householder 75 years and over : 233

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 655

Householder 35 to 44 years : 782

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,621

Householder 55 to 59 years : 956

Householder 60 to 64 years : 921

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,273

Householder 75 years and over : 1,701


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Less than 10.0 percent : 438

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 481

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 748

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 767

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 765

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 722

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 416

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 636

50.0 percent or more : 1,837

Not computed : 965


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Port Arthur City, Texas)

Built 2010 or later : $66,500

Built 2000 to 2009 : $98,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $123,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $111,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $75,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $53,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $61,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $48,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $53,100


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Port Arthur City, Texas: 65.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Texas: 69.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Port Arthur City, Texas

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 2.04%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 72.93%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Military quarters : 0.58%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 24.45%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Port Arthur City, Texas

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 72 72 $6,991,319
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

72 72 $6,991,319
2000        
  Single Family 131 131 $11,929,859
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

131 131 $11,929,859
2001        
  Single Family 184 184 $13,864,577
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

184 184 $13,864,577
2002        
  Single Family 164 164 $12,212,976
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 16 84 $4,000,000
  Total

180 248 $16,212,976
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 275 275 $92,945,539
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

275 275 $92,945,539
2005        
  Single Family 65 65 $9,073,656
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

65 65 $9,073,656
2006        
  Single Family 69 69 $8,783,708
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 21 324 $14,251,774
  Total

90 393 $23,035,482


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Port Arthur City, TX): $26,455
Median Household Income In 2000 (Texas): $39,927


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Port Arthur City): $35,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Texas): $77,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Port Arthur City): $405
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Texas): $574


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Port Arthur City, Texas

Utility Gas: 61.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.4%
Electricity: 37.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(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 Port Arthur City, Texas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Port Arthur City, Texas

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 601 $2,282,576 30 $42,910 1,791 $45,576 $23.96
Financial Administration 17 $57,267 0 $0 0 $40,424 --
Other Government Administration 11 $57,967 0 $0 0 $63,237 --
Judicial and Legal 9 $34,093 1 $3,414 89 $45,457 $38.36
Police Protection - Officers 104 $500,727 0 $0 0 $57,776 --
Police - Other 36 $121,491 1 $392 33 $40,497 $11.88
Firefighters 107 $489,854 0 $0 0 $54,937 --
Fire - Other 3 $11,840 0 $0 0 $47,360 --
Streets and Highways 35 $105,851 2 $4,820 197 $36,292 $24.47
Health 30 $84,225 2 $2,513 60 $33,690 $41.88
Solid Waste Management 42 $144,802 0 $0 0 $41,372 --
Sewerage 20 $56,047 0 $0 0 $33,628 --
Parks and Recreation 17 $53,656 3 $1,944 186 $37,875 $10.45
Housing and Community Development(Local) 17 $64,729 1 $1,229 120 $45,691 $10.24
Water Supply 86 $289,022 2 $2,533 137 $40,329 $18.49
Transit 26 $85,170 7 $15,270 354 $39,309 $43.14
Local Libraries 12 $29,150 11 $10,795 615 $29,150 $17.55
Other and Unallocable 29 $96,683 0 $0 0 $40,007 --

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Port Arthur City, Texas

Port Arthur Home Health Service


     Address: 3648 39th Street, Port Arthur, Texas 77642
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/6/1969

Southern Home Health


     Address: 3501 Turtle Creek Drive Suite 201, Port Arthur, Texas 77642
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/12/2003

Providence Care Health Services Inc


     Address: 5415 Whitaker, Groves, Texas 77619
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/27/2004

Omnibus Home Health Care


     Address: 1323 South 27th Street Suite 400, Nederland, Texas 77627
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/19/1999

Allegiance Home Health Of Southeast Texas


     Address: 1219 Boston Ave, Nederland, Texas 77627
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/1/2005

Hospitals Close To Port Arthur City, Texas

The Medical Center Of Southeast Texas


     Address: 2555 Jimmy Johnson Blvd, Port Arthur, Texas 77640
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Renaissance Hospital


     Address: 5500 39th St, Groves, Texas 77619
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Christus Hospital


     Address: 2830 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77702
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Memorial Hermann Baptist Beaumont Hospital


     Address: 3080 College Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Memorial Hermann Baptist Orange Hospital


     Address: 608 Strickland Drive, Orange, Texas 77630
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Port Arthur City, Texas

Gulf Health Care Center Port Arthur


     Address: 6600 Ninth Ave, Port Arthur, Texas 77642
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 100
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Senior Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center


     Address: 8825 Lamplighter Ln, Port Arthur, Texas 77642
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 152
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Cypress Glen


     Address: 7200 Ninth Ave, Port Arthur, Texas 77642
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 158
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Cypress Glen East Nursing & Rehabilitation


     Address: 4225 Lake Arthur Dr, Port Arthur, Texas 77642
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 117
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Magnolia Manor


     Address: 4400 Gulf St, Groves, Texas 77619
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 105
     Percent Occupied: 76%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Port Arthur City, Texas

Name: South Texas Project
Address: PO Box 289; Wadsworth, TX 77483
Distance: 141 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Port Arthur City, Texas

    Retired Workers: 5,140
    Disabled Workers: 1,750
    Widowers Workers: 1,470
    Spouses Workers: 695
    Children Workers: 920


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Port Arthur City, Texas


Charges


Housing & Community Development: $444,000
Sewerage: $3,998,000
Solid Waste Management: $4,994,000
All Other: $369,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $9,329,000
Transit Utilities: $119,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Housing & Community Development: $2,132,000
All Other: $815,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $565,000
Health & Hospitals: $1,028,000
All Other: $166,000
Water Utilities: $2,000
Transit Utilities: $1,081,000


Current Operations


Financial Administration: $1,310,000
Fire Protection: $8,309,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $502,000
Central Staff Services: $3,076,000
Health Services - Other: $1,925,000
Regular Highways: $6,309,000
Housing & Community Development: $1,350,000
Libraries: $959,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,860,000
Police Protection: $11,912,000
Welfare - Other: $1,235,000
Sewerage: $2,889,000
Solid Waste Management: $5,395,000
General - Other: $2,649,000
Water Utilities: $6,741,000
Transit Utilities: $1,517,000


Construction


Sewerage: $1,991,000
General: $2,180,000
Water Utilities: $4,646,000


Other Capital Outlay


Transit Utilities: $10,000


General


Interest On Debt: $6,052,000


Tax


Property: $11,103,000
Total General Sales: $8,478,000
Public Utilities: $2,859,000
Other Selective Sales: $434,000
Other License: $276,000


Miscellaneous


Property Sale Other: $17,000
Interest Earnings: $3,337,000
Fines & Forfeits: $793,000
Donations From Private Sources: $1,109,000
General Revenue, Nec: $15,313,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $31,539,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $1,369,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $21,882,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $27,384,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,075,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $80,465,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Industrial Revenue: $40,765,000
Unspecified Public Purpose: $84,485,000


Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $10,000,000


Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $30,765,000


(updated 2006)



Jefferson County, Texas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 51.23%
  • Bush & Cheney 48.36%
  • Other 0.41%



(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 Port Arthur City, Texas citizens.

Relocation to Jefferson County, TX

5.53 % of Jefferson County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,399

Texas Average 8.37 %

0.20 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $10,031

Texas Average 0.21 %

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

  • Orange County , TX 0.75 % ($29,975 AGI )
  • Harris County , TX 0.59 % ($35,782 AGI )
  • Hardin County , TX 0.55 % ($31,268 AGI )

Relocation away from Jefferson County, TX

7.63 % of Jefferson 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 $36,160

Texas Average 7.44 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $41,968

Texas Average 0.12 %

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

  • Harris County , TX 1.81 % ($28,261 AGI )
  • Hardin County , TX 0.66 % ($53,304 AGI )
  • Orange County , TX 0.65 % ($38,669 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Texas

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Texas

6.25%


(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 Port Arthur City, Texas is based on over 50 years of data.























Hurricanes And Storms In Port Arthur City, Texas

  • Category 2: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 85 Knots
  • Category 1: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 75 Knots



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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 Port Arthur City, Texas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Port Arthur City, Texas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 7 6 9 6 11 2 9 9 7 6 8 4 5
    per 100,000 12 10 16 10 19 3 16 16 13 11 15 7 9
Rape 15 14 20 21 26 12 47 35 31 26 29 19 18
    per 100,000 25 23 35 36 45 21 85 64 56 46 53 35 33
Robbery 123 170 175 111 118 140 196 126 165 169 156 121 121
    per 100,000 208 282 303 191 205 240 353 229 296 300 284 221 224
Assault 206 178 233 155 215 240 223 233 230 218 241 200 215
    per 100,000 349 295 403 267 373 412 402 423 413 386 439 365 398
Burglary 862 866 1,055 768 938 814 747 957 980 1,020 950 854 726
    per 100,000 1,459 1,436 1,826 1,324 1,627 1,396 1,346 1,739 1,759 1,808 1,729 1,560 1,344
Larceny Theft 1,246 1,357 1,445 1,287 1,632 1,014 1,280 1,265 1,471 1,567 1,740 1,428 1,537
    per 100,000 2,110 2,249 2,501 2,219 2,830 1,740 2,307 2,299 2,640 2,777 3,167 2,608 2,845
Vehicle Theft 294 292 293 204 239 247 258 188 193 165 163 124 127
    per 100,000 498 484 507 352 414 424 465 342 346 292 297 227 235
Arson 41 29 30 37 40 42 32 61 56 56 44 45 14
    per 100,000 69 48 52 64 69 72 58 111 100 99 80 82 26
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
88 92 109 73 93 99 119 101 108 105 109 86 90
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
611 636 706 574 712 529 579 618 675 702 724 613 601
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
349 364 408 324 402 314 349 359 392 403 416 349 345


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Texas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
46,484 44,336 50,559 52,574 571,050 59,105 67,707 71,124 77,693 81,235


(updated 2014)



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