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Port Aransas, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Port Aransas had a population of 4,410 as of July 1, 2017. Port Aransas ranks in the lower 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 Port Aransas is located at latitude 27.8209 and longitude -97.0892 in Nueces County. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Aransas (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.94 sq. miles and a water area of 5.13 sq. miles. Nueces County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Port Aransas (GNIS ID: 2411460) 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 Port Aransas is located within of Nueces County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Aransas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Port Aransas, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,410
Daytime Population: Workers 3,215
Daytime Population: Residents 2,364
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,579
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 4,409
Population in Familes 3,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 493
Diversity Index3 29
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,810
Average Household Income $82,882
Per Capita Income $38,959

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,305 (29.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 762 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,308 (52.8%)
Median Home Value $299,511
Average Home Value $389,494
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,067
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 1,192
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.32% 2.49%
Households 3.26% 2.48%
Families 2.93% 2.38%
Median Household Income   5.46%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Port Aransas, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Aransas to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 440 75th
Population Density # 1171 33rd
Diversity Index # 1400 20th
Median Household Income # 695 60th
Per Capita Income # 167 91st

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