Port Arthur, TX
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Port Arthur, Texas Info Snack

Population
55,109
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
27.2%
Median Home
$65,800
Median Income
$36,557
Median Rent
$823

Port Arthur SnackAbility

2
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
8

Port Arthur, TX Crime Report

1,547
Total Crimes
2,808.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
13.39%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Port Arthur
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,547 2,808.4 2,809.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 344 624.5 418.9 366.7
Murder 9 16.3 4.9 5.0
Robbery 84 152.5 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 222 403.0 263.0 250.2
Property Crime 1,203 2,183.9 2,390.7 2,109.9
Burglary 326 591.8 392.8 340.5
Larceny 757 1,374.3 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 120 217.8 267.2 219.9

Port Arthur, TX Cost Of Living

83
Port Arthur's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Port Arthur Texas National Average
Overall 83 91 100
Services 100 95 100
Groceries 90 90 100
Health 96 97 100
Housing 47 83 100
Transportation 104 94 100
Utilities 99 102 100

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Rankings for Port Arthur in Texas

Map Of Port Arthur, TX

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Population over time in Port Arthur

Year Population % Change
2019 55,109 -0.3%
2018 55,249 0.1%
2017 55,177 0.5%
2016 54,913 0.1%
2015 54,864 0.3%
2014 54,685 0.9%
2013 54,193 0.3%
2012 54,022 0.4%
2011 53,825 0.3%
2010 53,676 -

Race / Ethnicity in Port Arthur

White
18.7% (10,326)
African American
38.1% (20,994)
American Indian
0.2% (109)
Asian
7.3% (4,000)
Hawaiian
0.1% (58)
Other
0.2% (91)
Two Or More
0.9% (505)
Hispanic
34.5% (19,026)
Race Port Arthur TX USA
White 18.7% 42.0% 60.7%
African American 38.1% 11.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 7.3% 4.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 34.5% 39.3% 18.0%

Gender in Port Arthur

Female
51.4% (28,329)
Male
48.6% (26,780)
Gender Port Arthur TX USA
Female 51.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Port Arthur for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
14.0% (7,715)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (7,164)
High School / GED
34.0% (18,737)
Some College
22.0% (12,123)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,306)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (4,408)
Master's Degree
2.0% (1,102)
Professional Degree
1.0% (551)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Port Arthur TX USA
< 9th Grade 14.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Port Arthur, Texas

Less than $10,000
14.2% (783,258)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (396,035)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.3% (730,380)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.8% (761,225)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (792,071)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (845,775)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.2% (451,943)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.6% (526,578)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (128,064)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (95,566)
Income Port Arthur TX USA
Less than $10,000 14.2% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.3% 8.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.8% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.6% 15.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 6.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 7.4% 7.7%

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