Port Arthur, Texas - Census Information 2020

Selected 2020 Census Data

Port Arthur's population increased from the 2010 Census which reported 53,818 people to the 2020 figure of 56,039. For a complete representation of census data visit the U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Port Arthur, Texas.

Age

Median Age                                                                                                           39 years old

Race

Black or African American                                                                           38.2%
White 50.0%
Hispanic or Latino 34.5%
American Indian/Alaskan Native  0.60%
Asian 7.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.10%
Two or More Races 1.60%

Population Characteristics

Veterans, 2015-2019                                                                                          2,354
Foreign-born Persons 23.20%
Population per square mile, 2010 699.8

Housing, Families and Living Arrangements

Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 57.70%
The median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019  $65,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,175
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $361
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $823
Households, 2015-2019 20,010
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.72
Living in the same house 1 year ago, persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 88.70%
Language other than English spoken at home, persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 40.70%

Education and Health

High school graduate or higher, persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019                                                73.40%
Bachelor's degree or higher, persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 11.70%
 With a disability, under age 65 years, 2015-2019 9.70%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years 32.90%

Economy, Income and Poverty

In the civilian labor force, the total worker population, age 16 years+, 2015-2019                                                       53.20%
In the civilian labor force, the total female worker population, age 16 years+, 2015-2019      43.90%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 24.1
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $36,557
Persons in poverty, percent 27.20%