Port Arthur City PUMA, TX

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Population

137,326

0.796% growth

Median Age

37.2


Median Household Income

$47,508

0.395% growth

Number of Employees

49,962

1.47% decline

Median Property Value

$102,800

3.42% growth

About

In 2017, Port Arthur City PUMA, TX had a population of 137k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $47,508. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX grew from 136,242 to 137,326, a 0.796% increase and its median household income grew from $47,321 to $47,508, a 0.395% increase.

The population of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX is 49% White Alone, 23.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 21.8% Black or African American Alone. 25.4% of the people in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX speak a non-English language, and 91.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX are Lamar State College-Port Arthur (514 degrees awarded in 2016) and Faris Technical Institute Inc (3 degrees).

The median property value in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX is $102,800, and the homeownership rate is 67.2%. Most people in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX is N/A per household.

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Economy

The economy of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX employs 50k people. The largest industries in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX are Construction (6,877 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,567 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,266 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($113,364), Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing ($94,488), and Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($91,574).

Median household income in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX is $47,508. Males in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,317. The income inequality in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.434, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,508

2017 value

± $1,999

0.395%

1 Year Growth

± 5.42%

Households in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX have a median annual income of $47,508, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,321 in 2016, which represents a 0.395% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$58,980

Average Male Salary

± $7,699

$43,317

Average Female Salary

± $7,267

In 2017, full-time male employees in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $48,655 ± $5,638

  2. Asian

    $45,620 ± $34,228

  3. Other

    $45,013 ± $64,204

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX workers was White. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.434

2017 Wage GINI

0.428

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was 0.434 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.35% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $131,600, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Grapevine, Southlake & Colleyville Cities PUMA, TX, with respective values of $116,092 and $115,108.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

50k

2017 Value

-1.47%

1 Year decline

± -1.47%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX declined at a rate of -1.47%, from 50.7k employees to 50k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX, are Retail salespersons (1,532 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,522 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,483 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons (1,532 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,522 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,483 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Port Arthur City PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Insulation workers (24.5 times higher than expected), Fishing & hunting workers (21.5 times), and Chemical engineers (13.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($270,860), Industrial production managers ($152,148), and Civil engineers ($118,699).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

50k

2017 Value

-1.47%

1 Year decline

± -1.47%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX declined at a rate of -1.47%, from 50.7k employees to 50k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX, are Construction (6,877 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,567 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,266 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Construction (6,877 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,567 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,266 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Port Arthur City PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of Petroleum refining (30 times higher than expected), Fishing, hunting & trapping (21 times), and Pipeline transportation (13.9 times) industries.

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline with $216B and Mixed freight and $159B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Port Arthur City PUMA, TX is home to a population of 137k people, from which 91.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX is composed of 67.3k White Alone residents (49%), 32.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (23.6%), 29.9k Black or African American Alone residents (21.8%), 5.51k Asian Alone residents (4.01%), 1.62k Two or More Races residents (1.18%), 350 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.255%), 135 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0983%), and 75 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0546%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (25,472 speakers), Vietnamese (2,752 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (904 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Port Arthur City PUMA, TX residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

12.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was 12.8%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    10,222 ± 2,388 people

  2. Vietnam

    2,207 ± 1,144 people

  3. India

    704 ± 650 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 10,222 Port Arthur City PUMA, TX residents, followed by Vietnam with 2,207 and India with 704.

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Citizenship

91.5%

2017 Citizenship

91.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.5% of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was 91.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    67.3k ± 1.26k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    32.4k ± 1.51k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    29.9k ± 1.11k

In 2017, there were 2.08 times more White Alone residents (67.3k people) in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.4k Hispanic or Latino and 29.9k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    25,472 speakers (20%)

  2. Vietnamese

    2,752 speakers (2.16%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    904 speakers (0.709%)

25.4% of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 20% of the overall population of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.16% speak Vietnamese and 0.709% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Port Arthur City PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX awarded 517 degrees. The student population of Port Arthur City PUMA, TX is skewed towards women, with 818 male students and 1,246 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX are White (191 and 36.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (154 and 29.8%), Black or African American (131 and 25.3%), and Asian (32 and 6.19%).

The largest universities in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Lamar State College-Port Arthur (514 and 99.4%) and Faris Technical Institute Inc (3 and 0.58%).

The most popular majors in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX are General Studies (88 and 17%), Chemical Technology (82 and 15.9%), and HVAC Maintenance (46 and 8.9%).

The median tuition costs in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 88 degrees awarded

  2. 40 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was General Studies with 88 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 514 degrees awarded

  2. 3 degrees awarded

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Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Port Arthur City PUMA, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lamar State College-Port Arthur with 514 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

262

Degrees Awarded to Men

255

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 262 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX, which is 1.03 times more than the 255 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    191 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    154 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    131 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX were to White students. These 191 degrees mean that there were 1.24 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 154 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was $102,800 in 2017, which is 0.472 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $99,400 to $102,800, a 3.42% increase. The homeownership rate in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX is 67.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 20.5 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,508

Median Household Income

± $1,999

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX grew to $47,508 from the previous year's value of $47,321.

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Housing

Property Value

$102,800

2017 Median

± $3,520

$99,400

2016 Median

± $2,949

In 2017, the median property value in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX grew to to $102,800 from the previous year's value of $99,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Port Arthur City PUMA, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Port Arthur City PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

67.2%

2017 Homeownership

69%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.2% of the housing units in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

20.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (20.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.35% of the workforce in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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