Port Arthur, TX 77640 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 77640: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Port Arthur, TX 77640

Acceptable Alternative
Port Acres, TX 77640

Not Acceptable, USPS
Griffing, TX 77640
Griffing Park, TX 77640
Pear Ridge, TX 77640
Pt Acres, TX 77640
Sabine, TX 77640
West Port Arthur, TX 77640

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 643
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,015
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 566
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.895, Longitude -93.956
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Port Arthur, TX 77640 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,841
Population in Households 16,793
Population in Familes 13,682
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 6,826
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 4,468
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,423 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,403 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,069 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $62,367
Average Home Value $95,761


Median Household Income $29,379
Average Household Income $42,968
Per Capita Income $17,530
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.01%
Households -0.06% 0.07%
Families -0.11% 0.02%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
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.

Port Arthur, TX 77640 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77640 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes 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 # 619 67th
Population Density1 # 1083 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 484 74th
Median Household Income # 1742 7th
Per Capita Income # 1587 15th

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