Beaumont, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Beaumont, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Beaumont had a population of 119,306 as of July 1, 2016. Beaumont ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Beaumont is located at latitude 30.0849 and longitude -94.1453 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beaumont (see map below) encompass a land area of 82.13 sq. miles and a water area of 2.93 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Beaumont (GNIS ID: 2409806) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Beaumont is located within Beaumont Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beaumont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Beaumont: Cow Bayou, Jefferson City, Neches River Settlement, Tevis Bluff.

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Beaumont, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 119,306
Population in Households 115,671
Population in Familes 91,729
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,635
Population Density1 1,453
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 46,753
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 29,350
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 52,841 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,104 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,648 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,088 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $114,750
Average Home Value $161,846


Median Household Income $41,086
Average Household Income $62,479
Per Capita Income $25,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.18%
Households 0.38% 0.25%
Families 0.27% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Beaumont, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beaumont to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 98th
Population Density1 # 456 74th
Diversity Index2 # 189 90th
Median Household Income # 1036 41st
Per Capita Income # 627 64th

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