Port Arthur, TX
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Port Arthur TX General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||54,135||26,448,193|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||53,822||25,145,561|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||0.6%||5.2%|
|Population, 2010 ||53,818||25,145,561|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||8.0%||7.7%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||27.0%||27.3%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||13.3%||10.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||50.8%||50.4% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||36.1%||70.4%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||40.7%||11.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.7%||0.7%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||5.9%||3.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||2.4%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||29.6%||37.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||22.8%||45.3% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||85.6%||82.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||19.7%||16.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||35.3%||34.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||72.4%||81.2%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||10.1%||26.7%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||3,078||1,583,272|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||19.5||25.0|
|Housing units, 2010 ||23,577||9,977,436|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||59.7%||63.3%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||25.3%||24.2%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$66,700||$128,900|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||20,416||8,886,471|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.62||2.82|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$17,859||$26,019|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$31,315||$51,900|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||30.1%||17.6%|
|Business Attributes||Port Arthur||Texas|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||2,990||2,164,852|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||31.3%||7.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.9%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||5.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||15.3%||20.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||35.9%||28.2% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||26,687,662||593,541,502|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||165,144||424,238,194|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,078,262||311,334,781|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$19,567||$13,061|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||73,570||42,054,592|
|Geographic Attributes||Port Arthur||Texas|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||76.90||261,231.71|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||699.8||96.3|
|FIPS Code ||58820||48|
|Counties ||Jefferson County|
| Orange County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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