In 2019, Port Arthur, TX had a population of 55.1k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $36,557. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Port Arthur, TX declined from 55,249 to 55,109, a −0.253% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,987 to $36,557, a 4.49% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Port Arthur, TX are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (38.1%), White (Hispanic) (31.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (18.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.26%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.12%). 0% of the households in Port Arthur, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 84.4% of the residents in Port Arthur, TX are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Port Arthur, TX are Lamar State College-Port Arthur (372 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Port Arthur, TX was $65,800, and the homeownership rate was 57.7%. Most people in Port Arthur, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Port Arthur, TX was 2 cars per household.