Port Arthur Information

Relocation, travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Port Arthur, TX

General Port Arthur Information

State: Texas

County: Jefferson County

Close cities: Rose City, TX, Bridge City, TX, Port Arthur, TX, Groves, TX, West Orange, TX, Central Gardens, TX, Port Neches, TX, Sabine-Pass, TX, Beaumont, TX, Nederland, TX, Orangefield, TX

Port Arthur Population (census data)
Total 55,313 (-4.5% since 2000)
Male 26,361 (47.7%)
Female 28,952 (52.3%)

Population Density: 667 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 74.8 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 82.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $29,867

Zip Codes: 77640, 77642, 77643, and 77641.

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Port Arthur Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (43.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (31.8%)
  • Hispanic (17.5%)
  • Other race (8.9%)
  • Vietnamese (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • French (5.9%)
  • German (4.2%)
  • Irish (4.0%)
  • United States (3.9%)
  • English (3.2%)
  • French Canadian (2.6%)
Foriegn Born: 7,168 people (13.0%)
  • Latin America (70.2%)
  • Asia (29.8%)

Local Port Arthur Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans
NBA Basketball: Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Lamar University, Rice University, University of Houston, Texas Southern University

Port Arthur School Information

High Schools
Memorial High School (2200 Jefferson Drive, Port Arthur, TX, 77642 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Middle Schools
Austin Middle School (2441 61st Street, Port Arthur, TX, 77640 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Edison Middle (3501 12th Avenue, Port Arthur, TX, 77642 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Elementary Schools
Dequeen Elementary (740 Dequeen Boulevard, Port Arthur, TX, 77640 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Dowling Elementary (6301 Pat Avenue, Port Arthur, TX, 77640 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Franklin Elementary (1000 10th Street, Port Arthur, TX, 77640 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Houston Elementary (3245 36th Street, Port Arthur, TX, 77642 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Lee Elementary (3939 Delaware Drive, Port Arthur, TX, 77642 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Taft Elementary (2500 Taft Avenue, Port Arthur, TX, 77642 - Port Neches-Groves ISD District)
Travis Elementary (1115 Lakeview Avenue, Port Arthur, TX, 77642 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Tyrrell Elementary (4401 Ferndale Drive, Port Arthur, TX, 77642 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Washington Elementary (401 W 12th Street, Port Arthur, TX, 77640 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Wheatley Elementary (800 El Vista Road, Port Arthur, TX, 77640 - Port Arthur ISD District)
Other/Private Schools
Memorial 7th 8th 9th Grade Center (1023 Abe Lincoln Ave, Port Arthur, TX, 77640 - Port Arthur Isd District)
Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studi (326 Thomas Boulevard, Port Arthur, TX, 77640 - Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studies District)

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