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Port Arthur, Texas




Port Arthur (city), Texas

   People QuickFactsPort ArthurTexas
Population, 2003 estimate 57,04222,118,509
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 -1.2%6.1%
Population, 2000 57,75520,851,820
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 -1.1%22.8%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 7.8%7.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 28.7%28.2%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 15.5%9.9%
Female persons, percent, 2000 52.3%50.4%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)39.0%71.0%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)43.7%11.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.5%0.6%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)5.9%2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)Z0.1%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)8.9%11.7%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 2.1%2.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 17.5%32.0%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 59.3%49.6%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 12.4%13.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 23.2%31.2%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 69.7%75.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 9.3%23.2%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 19.725.4
 
Housing units, 2000 24,7138,157,575
Homeownership rate, 2000 62.2%63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $35,900$82,500
 
Households, 2000 21,8397,393,354
Persons per household, 2000 2.612.74
Median household income, 1999 $26,455$39,927
Per capita money income, 1999 $14,183$19,617
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 25.2%15.4%
   Business QuickFactsPort ArthurTexas
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 355,012323,111,661
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 399,558182,516,112
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $7,034$9,430
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 44,49722,698,848
Total number of firms, 1997 2,7941,525,972
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 57.7%23.9%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 32.9%25.0%
   Geography QuickFactsPort ArthurTexas
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 83261,797
Persons per square mile, 2000 696.579.6
FIPS Code 5882048
Counties Jefferson County




(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:36 EST

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