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Port Arthur, TX

Jefferson County, Texas

Latitude: 29.884864     Longitude: -93.939902
Population 56,684 (2005)
Elevation of Port Arthur, Texas: 7 feet
PORT ARTHUR is located in JEFFERSON county, Texas at latitude 29.884864 and longitude -93.939902 with an elevation of 7 feet. The population of PORT ARTHUR is 56,684 as of the year 2005 with a population growth of -1.85% from the year 2000 through 2005. The most common zip code of PORT ARTHUR is 77642.

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Population 2005: 56,684
Population 2004: 56,682
Population 2003: 56,816
Population 2002: 56,720
Population 2001: 57,037
Population 2000: 57,755 (2000 Census)
Population 1990: 58,724 (1990 Census)

Population Growth 2000 to 2005: -1.85%
Population Growth 1990 to 2000: -1.65%

Population (2000 Census): 57,755
Male: 27,525 (47.66%)
Female: 30,230 (52.34%)

Median age: 34.60 years

Races, 2000 Census:
Black or African American: 43.70%
White: 31.84%
Hispanic or Latino: 17.45%
Other race: 8.88%
Asian: 5.89%
Two or more races: 2.06%
American Indian: 0.45%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 0.02%

Housing Units: 24,713 (2000 Census)
Land Area: 82.9192 square miles
Water Area: 60.8388 square miles

Most populous zip code: 77642



All zip codes:
77640, 77641, 77642, 77643
(zip codes with population are shown in bold)

Cities & Towns nearby Port Arthur

Groves, TX 4.5mi NNE
Port Neches, TX 6.8mi N
Nederland, TX 7mi NNW
Central Gardens, TX 8.5mi NNW
Sabine Pass, TX 10.8mi SSE
Bridge City, TX 11.8mi NNE
Rose City, TX 16.7mi NNW
Vidor, TX 17.4mi N
West Orange, TX 17.4mi NE
Beaumont, TX 17.5mi NW

2005 data is not available for the city but is available for the area. This data is shown below. The numbers in the 2005 data shown below may represent different geographical areas than the 2000 data shown above.


2005 Data for: Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

Population: 366,855
Male: 177,494 (48.38%)
Female: 189,361 (51.62%)

Median age: 36.90 years

Races, 2005 Data:
White: 62.71%
Black or African American: 25.08%
Hispanic or Latino: 9.19%
Other race: 4.84%
Asian: 2.22%
Two or more races: 0.72%
American Indian: 0.29%


Population data by age, 2005 data
Under 5 years: 25,630 (6.99%)
5 to 9 years: 25,982 (7.08%)
10 to 14 years: 27,333 (7.45%)
15 to 19 years: 26,711 (7.28%)
20 to 24 years: 25,381 (6.92%)
25 to 34 years: 44,563 (12.15%)
35 to 44 years: 49,485 (13.49%)
45 to 54 years: 54,753 (14.92%)
55 to 59 years: 21,866 (5.96%)
60 to 64 years: 17,029 (4.64%)
65 to 74 years: 25,786 (7.03%)
75 to 84 years: 16,061 (4.38%)
85 years and over: 6,275 (1.71%)

Median age: 36.90 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2005 data
18 years and over: 270,606 (73.76%)
21 years and over: 255,289 (69.59%)
62 years and over: 58,227 (15.87%)
65 years and over: 48,122 (13.12%)

18 years and older by gender, 2005 data
18 years and over: 270,606 (73.76%)
Male: 128,068 (47.33% of this group)
Female: 142,538 (52.67% of this group)

65 years and older by gender, 2005 data
65 years and over: 48,122 (13.12%)
Male: 20,355 (42.30% of this group)
Female: 27,767 (57.70% of this group)

Races, 2005 data
One Race: 364,211 (99.28%)
Two or more Races: 2,644 (0.72%)
White: 230,038 (62.71%)
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 33,717 (9.19%)
Black or African American: 92,008 (25.08%)
Asian: 8,146 (2.22%)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0 (0.00%)
American Indian and Alaska Native: 1,049 (0.29%)
Some other race: 17,758 (4.84%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2005 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 33,717 (9.19%)
Mexican: 28,451 (7.76%)
Puerto Rican: 624 (0.17%)
Cuban: 692 (0.19%)
Other Hispanic or Latino: 3,950 (1.08%)
Not Hispanic or Latino: 333,138 (90.81%)

Two or More Races, 2005 data
Two or more Races: 2,644 (0.72%)
White and Black or African American: 189 (0.05%)
White and American Indian and Alaska Native: 871 (0.24%)
White and Asian: 324 (0.09%)
Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native: 0 (0.00%)
Two races including Some other race: 48 (0.01%)
Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races: 1,564 (0.43%)

Housedold Data, 2005 data
Household population: 366,855 (100.00%)
Householder: 145,222 (39.59%)
Spouse: 72,241 (19.69%)
Child: 111,220 (30.32%)
Other relatives: 27,238 (7.42%)
Nonrelatives: 10,934 (2.98%)
Unmarried partner: 4,674 (1.27%)
Total households: 144,562
Family households (families): 100,055 (69.21%)
With own children under 18 years: 42,149 (29.16%)
Married-couple families: 71,204 (49.25%)
With own children under 18 years: 27,254 (18.85%)
Male householder, no wife present: 6,236 (4.31%)
With own children under 18 years: 2,025 (1.40%)
Female householder, no husband present: 22,615 (15.64%)
With own children under 18 years: 12,870 (8.90%)
Nonfamily households: 44,507 (30.79%)
Householder living alone: 39,217 (27.13%)
65 years and over: 15,568 (10.77%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 50,611 (35.01%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 37,572 (25.99%)
Average household size : 2.54
Average family size: 3.11

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