In 2021, Port Arthur, TX had a population of 55.8k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $42,933. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Port Arthur, TX grew from 54,705 to 55,757, a 1.92% increase and its median household income grew from $37,794 to $42,933, a 13.6% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Port Arthur, TX are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (42.6%), White (Hispanic) (18%), White (Non-Hispanic) (17.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (8.32%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.52%).
None of the households in Port Arthur, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
86.8% of the residents in Port Arthur, TX are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Port Arthur, TX are Lamar State College-Port Arthur (527 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Port Arthur, TX was $80,200, and the homeownership rate was 57.1%.
Most people in Port Arthur, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Port Arthur, TX was 2 cars per household.