In 2018, Port Arthur, TX had a population of 55.2k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $34,987. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Port Arthur, TX grew from 55,177 to 55,249, a 0.13% increase and its median household income grew from $32,571 to $34,987, a 7.42% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Port Arthur, TX are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (38.1%), White (Hispanic) (29.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (20.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.77%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.37%). NaNk% of the people in Port Arthur, TX speak a non-English language, and 84.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Port Arthur, TX are Lamar State College-Port Arthur (485 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Port Arthur, TX is $65,700, and the homeownership rate is 56.4%. Most people in Port Arthur, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Port Arthur, TX is 2 cars per household.