Census Information

Selected 2010 Census Data

Port Arthur's population declined from the 2000 census which reported 57,755 people to the 2010 figure of 53,818. For a complete representation of census data visit the U.S. Census Bureau.

Age

Median Age                                                                                                           35.3 years old

Race

Black or African American                         40.7%
White 36.1%
Some Other Race 14.1%
Asian 5.9%
Two or More Races 2.4%

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Black or African American 41.7%
White 37.9%
Asian 6.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1%
Some other Race 15.3%

Hispanic or Latino and Race

Hispanic or Latino 29.6%
  White alone 13.3%
  Black or African American alone 0.4%
  American Indian or Alaska Native alone 0.4%
  Asian alone 0.1%
  Some other Race alone 14.0%
  Two or More Races 1.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 70.4%
  White alone 22.8%
  Black or African American alone 40.3%
  American Indian or Alaska Native alone 0.3%
  Asian alone 5.8%
  Some other Race alone 0.1%
  Two or More Races 1.0%

Households by Type

Total Households                                                                               20,183
Family Households 65.4%
  with own children under 18 years 30.2%
  Husband-wife family 39.2%
    with own children under 18 years 17.1%
  Male Householder, no wife present 6.3%
    with own children under 18 years 2.6%
  Female Householder, no husband present 19.8%
    with own children under 18 years 10.5%
Nonfamily Households 34.6%
  Householder living alone 30.1%
    Male 14.3%
      65 years and over 3.6%
    Female 15.8%
      65 years and over 7.5%
   
Households with individuals under 18 years 36.1%
Households with individuals 65 years and over 26.6%
   
Average household size 2.63
Average family size 3.31