Beaumont, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Beaumont, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Beaumont had a population of 120,681 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 120,681
Daytime Population: Workers 77,075
Daytime Population: Residents 70,672
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 147,747
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 117,050
Population in Familes 92,785
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,631
Population Density2 1,469
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $43,621
Average Household Income $66,512
Per Capita Income $26,829


Total Housing Units 52,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,430 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,691 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,859 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $122,654
Average Home Value $171,654


Total Households 47,122
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 29,613
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.28% 0.44%
Households 0.44% 0.46%
Families 0.36% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

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, 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 # 28 98th
Population Density # 458 74th
Diversity Index # 179 90th
Median Household Income # 1007 42nd
Per Capita Income # 605 65th

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