In 2017, Port Arthur, TX had a population of 55.2k people with a median age of 33.6 and a median household income of $32,571. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Port Arthur, TX grew from 54,913 to 55,177, a 0.481% increase and its median household income grew from $32,003 to $32,571, a 1.77% increase.
The population of Port Arthur, TX is 38.9% Black or African American Alone, 31.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 21.3% White Alone. 40.5% of the people in Port Arthur, TX speak a non-English language, and 85% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Port Arthur, TX are Lamar State College-Port Arthur (514 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Port Arthur, TX is $64,300, and the homeownership rate is 56.2%. Most people in Port Arthur, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Port Arthur, TX is 2 cars per household.